Brian Cameron, Professor of Practice and Director of the Enterprise Architecture Initiative in the College of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University

January 05, 2010

Among other topics, Brian discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy

  • The development and growth of the unique Enterprise Integration program that he leads at Pennsylvania State University
  • His role in the formation of a corporate and government advisory board on Enterprise Architecture and the ways in which he has leveraged that position to improve the program that PSU offers
  • The research efforts and importance of understanding the idea of the hybrid approach that so many organizations are adopting, which blends various methodologies
  • The career path, place, and future for undergraduates that study Enterprise Architecture in the corporate space
  • The development and future of the field of Enterprise Architecture education

 

Brian Cameron’s Biography

Brian is Professor of Practice and Director of the Enterprise Architecture Initiative in the College of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University. Within the College of Information Sciences and Technology, he works with a wide portfolio of companies on a variety of consulting engagements, ranging from systems integration projects to enterprise architecture planning and design. The main focus areas for his teaching efforts are on senior-level capstone enterprise integration, enterprise architecture, and information technology consulting & storage architecture courses. Brian is currently developing new curricular materials for enterprise integration (through funding from NSF) including a textbook to be published by Wiley Press. He has also designed and taught executive education sessions for senior IT executives. Session topics include Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Business Process Management (BPM), Strategic Alignment of IT & Business Strategies, IT Governance, and IT Portfolio Management.

Brian has a Ph.D. and MBA in Finance and MIS from Penn State and a BS in Computer Science. His primary research and consulting interests include enterprise architecture, enterprise systems integration, information management and storage, and the use of simulations and gaming in education.

To find out more, or to contact Brian directly, please visit: The Enterprise Architecture Initiative

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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