Daniel Lambert

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Daniel Lambert is a marketing and finance strategist assisting expending companies in their growth, their business architecture and ultimately their digital transformation. He has worked in the past with organizations in a broad array of industries: financial services, insurance companies, telecom, utilities, pharmaceuticals, transportation, computer software, healthcare and the public-sector.

Mr. Lambert is currently VP Business Architect at Benchmark Consulting. Benchmark provides digital transformation consulting services and is also the creator of the collaborative IRIS Business Architect software application for enterprise architects, business architects, IT/Solution architects and business analysis to optimize planning and roadmaps from strategy to delivery. Benchmark Consulting has clients of all sizes from as little as 800 employees to as large as 400,000 employees.

Mr. Lambert has recently built Business Architecture Frameworks for various industries, including the financial industry, manufacturing, telecom and utilities. Retail and healthcare frameworks should be made available later in 2019. These frameworks allow the acceleration of the implementation of a business architecture practice within the enterprise architecture of an organization. Mr. Lambert has also started offering webinars about “Digital Transformation Using Business Architecture” for the financial services, and manufacturing industries using his frameworks. Webinars for communications service providers and utilities should be made available soon.

In his previous life, Mr. Lambert was also a venture capitalist. He was involved in these successful and very profitable exits: Giganet sold to Broadcom; Kinaxis now trading on NASDAQ; SFI sold to BMC Software, Taleo sold to Oracle, and Telweb sold to Schlumberger.

Mr. Lambert has grown the number of its followers on LinkedIn to about 10,000 by writing articles on CIO.com, BA Times and Project Times, among others.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Daniel Lambert and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Agility and architecture

7 compelling qualities of business and enterprise architects

7 compelling qualities of business and enterprise architects

Business and enterprise architects that excel have certain skill sets.

The art of measurement in enterprise and business architecture

The art of measurement in enterprise and business architecture

The need for strategic and tactical measurements, how to have effective measurements in place that aren't limited to IT architecture and, three sources of KPIs lists for various industries.

Facebook: in need of governance and agile architecture

Facebook: in need of governance and agile architecture

Agile architecture would obviously not prevent all errors but could allow Facebook to minimize the risk of big errors, like the Cambridge Analytica leakage.

How to set your priorities using architecture

How to set your priorities using architecture

Six business and enterprise architecture methods that should help you answer which one of your numerous initiatives should be delivered first – and which one should not make it into your priority’s list at all.

The strategy journey

The strategy journey

An interview with Julie Choo, lead author of the book “The Strategy Journey: Transform your Business in the Digital Age,” to be published later this year.

New realities require new architecture

How organizations can use new, agile and innovative-driven architecture to successfully stay among the best in their industries.

Establishing business architecture standards: an industry imperative

The advantages that standardization provides to consumers and practitioners apply to the discipline of business architecture.

Optimize your customer journeys using personas and business architecture

The use of personas has been a maturing customer-centric methodology in marketing, but under utilized elsewhere. Yet, the use of personas throughout customer digital journeys from beginning to end is now possible using the discipline...

Product management using business architecture

Product management using business architecture

As product designs and launches become more complicated and are executed at a quicker pace, product managers and business/enterprise architects need to work together more often to deliver products.

The evolution of the business architect

The evolution of the business architect

The way we interact with business is changing, from online to offline. Organizations are going through fundamental upheaval. At the heart of this change is the business architect.

Make your CIO more relevant using business architecture

To succeed, CIOs need to focus more resources in communicating and building business architecture change maps that will involve business executives, business architects and obviously the CIO.

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