Category archives for Organizational

Leadership Lessons from Capability Mapping

The Capability Mapping exercise provided me with several insights into ITANA and the strategy for taking ITANA forward.  I walked through each section of the Capability Map in the four previous posts (1, 2, 3 and 4).   In this post, I’ll cover the leadership insights that came from both the mapping process and the […]

ITANA Capability Map Walkthrough Part 4

ITANA Community-Facing Capaiblities

Overview We created a Capability Map for ITANA during the ITANA Rebranding 2012 exercise.  This is the forth part of the walk-through of the Capability Map, covering the Community Facing Capabilities.   This portion of the Capability Map gave me some of my greatest insights into my leadership strategy for ITANA.  The next (and last) post […]

ITANA Capability Map Walkthrough Part 3

ITANA Support Capabilities

Overview We created a Capability Map for ITANA during the ITANA Rebranding 2012 exercise.  This is the third part of the walk-through of the capability map.   This part covers the Support Capabilities.   The final two parts of the series will cover the Community Facing Capabilities and Lessons Learned from Capability Mapping. Parts 1 […]

ITANA Capability Map Walkthrough Part 2

ITANA's Service Capabilities

Overview We created a Capability Map for ITANA during the ITANA Rebranding 2012 exercise.  This is the second part of the walk-through of the capability map.  The first part covered ITANA’s Strategic Capabilities.  This part covers the Service Capabilities.

ITANA Capability Map Walkthrough Part 1

Overview We created a Capability Map for ITANA during the ITANA Rebranding 2012 exercise. The capability map gave us insight into three areas where we should focus our efforts in the future. ITANA should look to produce more formal publications including articles, videos and session captures to better meet the Publication channel. We should also […]

Screen2Screen and ITANA Meet-Ups

As many of you have experienced, travel budgets are being cut or completely frozen.  This has made it more difficult to gather for Face2Face meetings.  We are looking for ways to bring the Face2Face experience and topics to the ITANA membership.  To this end, ITANA is launching a new series of Screen2Screen gatherings and local […]

ITANA Face2Face Spring 2009

NOTE: The registration deadline has been extended to March 20th, 2009. Registration is now open. Cut-off date is March 20th. We need 30 people registered by the 16th or we will cancel the meeting. Come to the ITANA Spring Face2Face in Arlington, Virginia Wednesday, April 29th and Thursday the 30th. The ITANA Spring Face2Face is […]

No January Working Group Meeting

The January Working Group meeting has been cancelled. Many of the members contacted me to say that they cannot travel due to travel restrictions. We still plan on having a meeting in April in Arlington, Virginia. Let us hope that the economic situation stabilizes and doesn’t get worse before then. Until then, we will use […]

Upcoming ITANA Meetings

ITANA EDUCAUSE Constituent Group Meeting 2008 The ITANA EDUCAUSE Constituent Group will be meeting on Thursday, October 30th in Orlando.  We have a space for 60 people this year.  Last year we filled a smaller room with 40 attendees.  Details for the session: Date:  Thursday, Oct 30 Time:  4:55 PM to 6:10 PM Room:  W311E […]

ITANA Face2Face Survey Results

The survey results from the Face2Face are in with 28 out of 40 people responding.  Nearly half the respondents (46 and 44 percent respectively) said that the Case Studies and the Data Management sessions were “Really Useful”.  36% found the overall meeting “Really Useful” and 46% found it “Very Useful”.  The success of the meeting […]

Face 2 Face 2008 – Register Now

ITANA Face 2 Face 2008 Registration now open. Registration is limited to two people from each institution so you should talk amongst yourselves and figure out who will attend. Additional people will be allowed if space permits. Please use the Registration Form to sign up. You should receive a confirmation email within 24 hours. Space […]


Hi All, We have a date and time for the Constituent Group meeting at the EDUCAUSE meeting in October. Date: Octboer 25th, 2007 Time: 4:55PM to 6:00PM Location: Seattle, Washington. The actual room location is TBD. Blurb: I.T. Architects in Academia (ITANA) is focused on the practice of I.T. and Enterprise Architecture (EA) in higher […]

New Year Update

Hi All, Welcome to 2007. Internet2 has agreed to support the ITANA working group. They will provide a flywheel, collaboration tools (like a wiki) and web space (thank you Ken Klingenstein for your pushing on this). I’m still working with EDUCAUSE on the constituent group. The EDUCAUSE directors have agreed to host a constituent group […]

Update October 06, 2006

Hi All, I will be at EDUCAUSE in Dallas next week. I hope to work out details on the organization while I’m there. If you’ll be at EDUCAUSE, I would love to meet and talk about ITANA. Post a message on the message board or send me an email if you want to get together. […]