“Digital Government and Enterprise Architecture” Event was Held

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The event on "Digital Government and Enterprise Architecture" organized by TÜBİTAK-BİLGEM-YTE (Software Technologies Research Institute) was held on 31st May 2016 at the Wyndham Ankara Hotel

The event brought together many executives from public and private sectors and academics with the feature of being the first event held in the public sector on "Digital Government and Enterprise Architecture".

The event started with the opening speeches of TÜBİTAK BİLGEM President Prof.Dr.Hacı Ali Mantar and YTE Director Mr. Cemil SAĞIROĞLU. Prof.Dr. Hacı Ali MANTAR stated that digital technologies digitize not only individuals’ social lives but also affects business and economics, citizen-government interaction and all the services that citizens are in the center. He noted that enterprise architecture plays a key role in making predictable, effective and efficient digital transformations for the government and institutions as it allows organizations to assess their existing capabilities and establish the systematic transformation pathways in order to provide digital services using digital technologies.

He also said, it is important that national and institutional level enterprise architectural structures will be established within the latest 2016-2019 National e-Government Strategy and Action Plan prepared with the contributions of YTE.

YTE Director Mr. Cemil SAĞIROĞLU stated that the guides and models they have developed with their expertise on digital government and enterprise architecture, the R&D activities and the publications will provide public benefit in enhancing the development level of our country in this area and in the transformation to the digital government.

Important know-how and experience on digitalization, transformation to digital government and enterprise architecture were shared with the guests by the leading participants in their fields. The following presentations were made in the program:

  • “Digital Transformation and Enterprise Architeture”
    Turan Bahattin ÖZEN, YTE Digital Architecture Department Manager
  • “Enabling Public Value in the Age of the Customer”
    Abdallah El Kadi, CEO, Archinnova
  • “National Reference Architecture for Digital Services”
    Jari Kallela, Ministry of Finance, Finland
  • “Estonian Enterprise Architecture Experience”
    Risto Hinno, Advisor, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The series of activities to be carried out by the Institute in the field of Digital Government and Digital Transformation will continue with new events to be organized over the coming months

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