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MEGA’s Business Architecture Expert Speaks at Conference

Eugene McSheffrey, business consultant at MEGA, will speak about “Managing Complexity in the Enterprise” at the Integrated EA Conference in London February 25-26.

MEGA is a noted industry leader in providing software solutions that help organisations manage business complexity. MEGA’s solutions are used by Fortune 500 companies to improve business performance. Customers include AWE, Babcock, DFS, EUROCONTROL, Nissan, Procter & Gamble, NATS, Renault, Swiss Federal Railways and UniCredit Group.

As a principal business consultant, McSheffrey helps organisations apply MEGA’s software tools to manage business transformations that improve company performance. He is the author of numerous industry papers and was a contributor to the ‘UML Bible’ by Tom Pender.

The conference session will focus on how organisations are meeting the challenges created by growth, mergers or acquisitions, geographic expansion and market evolution. Today’s CIOs are called upon to uphold strict SLAs. At the same time, they must introduce innovative new technologies and keep operating costs within a stringent budget. For large organisations with many operating divisions and locations, it is critical to manage the organisation’s growing complexity.

“Enterprises must have a strong long-term vision and be well-prepared to execute strategy successfully,” noted McSheffrey. “Visibility into the business is a key element in managing today’s organisational complexity and meeting strategic goals effectively. The information provided by this visibility equips CIOs with the ability to more quickly adapt to changing business needs. It also unites the physical and digital dimensions of the enterprise to accelerate efficiencies and performance.”

The MEGA software solutions provide a holistic, shared view of the enterprise, its processes, resources and risks. This delivers the necessary information to plan and execute strategy, allocate resources and manage risks.

Using the methodologies delivered by the MEGA solutions is like having a GPS to help navigate the business landscape. The GPS helps users plan their intended destination, provides information on the environment, makes them aware of resources and obstacles along the way, and helps them arrive at their intended destination.

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