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Unless otherwise noted, sessions are conference calls; see the Conference Calls page for information.

Are you interested in leading a session? Please contact the ITANA Steering Committee.

The ITANA program is intended not just for enterprise architects, but for a wider audience including:

  • Business architecture -- Business architects, business stakeholders, business leaders, etc.

  • Information architecture --  Information architects, data stewards, business and technical consumers, et.

  • Technical architecture -- Technical architects, technical project managers and teams, etc.

Autumn 2016 Call Program 





Sept 23


2015-2016 Kickoff call
Facilitator: Jim Phelps

Oct 7

Practice of Architecture

Business Architecture and the Process of Change
Piet Niederhausen and Jenni Laughlin, University of Washington

Presentation (PDF)

Oct 21Facilitation/Leading  

Facilitator Training at UW, Jim Phelps, Piet Niederhausen; University of Washington

Presentation (PDF)
Oct 25Face2Face Meeting

Influence and Leadership Skills for Architects: Driving Strategic Decisions

At EDUCAUSE 2016 (pre-conference registration required)

Presentations and Notes
Nov 4Case StudiesEDUCAUSE Report out and Share 
Nov 18Business DomainsBusiness Analysis for Technical Service Delivery - José Cedeno (OSU) 
Dec 2Book Club

Discussion of: Chess and the art of Enterprise Architecture
Led by J.J. Du Chateau (University of Wisconsin)


Dec 16Connecting with Others

Ann West, AVP at Internet2; Susan Grajek, VP Communnities and Research at EDUCAUSE; Brenda Spychalla, Bernadette Williams, CG Leaders of Women in IT CG


Winter 2017 Call Program




Jan 13Practice of Architecture

How has EA Changed over time? New Year's Resolutions for all. - Itana Steering Committee

Presentation and Notes

Jan 27Business Domains  

 Internet Of Things and Internet2 - privacy and access control issues - Florence Hudson, Ken Klingenstein

Notes, Presentation (PDF)

I2 IOT Deck(PDF)

Feb 10

Practice of Architecture

Managing EA Work - JIRA and Sprints at UW - Jim Phelps, Piet N., Rupert B, Ray P

EA Practice BP Models (gdoc)

EA Scrum Practices (gdoc)

Feb 24Case Studies

Maturity Model Assessment Working Group - Louis King; JJ DuChateau

EA Maturity Model Presentation

EA Maturity Model Comparison Guide

EAMM-edu Working Group Charter 

Mar 1010th Anniversary CallItana Celebrates its 10th anniversaryMeeting Minutes
Mar 24Connecting with OthersWomen in IT Coffee and Chat: What is EA, BA and IT Architecture - note different Adobe Connect and PhoneRecording URL:

Spring 2017 Call Program




Apr 7Practice of Architecture

Strategy Management - Piet Niederhausen, UW; Louis King, Yale

Meeting Minutes

Strategy Management Presentation (Google Slides)

Jenni Laughlin's Change Engine

Apr 21Facilitation/Leading  Changing Skills and Expectations in the Digital Enterprise - Jim Phelps, UWChanging Skills Presentation (Google Slides)
May 5Case StudiesAcademic Innovation Studio at UC Berkeley - Jenn Stringer, Associate CIOAcademic Innovation Studio slides (PDF)
May 19Practice of ArchitectureService Portfolio Management - Chris Eagle, U-MichPresentation
Jun 2Book ClubPhoenix Project 
Jun 16Practice of ArchitectureEA Maturity Model


Brainstorming doc used in the call

Working group wiki site

Jun 30n/a2016-2017 Wrap-UpPresentation

Future Call Ideas:

  • More Capabilities Maps!
  • Florence D. Hudson, I2 on Internet of Things
  • Teaching Service Centers
  • Enterprise Architecture Tools - Troux
  • More Business Partner Presentations
  • Reaching across to your Business Partners - giving yourself permission to build relationships
  • No general membership conference calls are schedule for Summer quarter.


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