Ethan.Pack

Ethan.Pack

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Ethan Pack is an enterprise architect, digital business strategist and technology executive who brings more than 20 years of experience in management, information systems and technology. Ethan is a respected leader in the financial services industry and has led several work groups to tackle challenges in a rapidly evolving industry. He is also a frequent speaker on enterprise architecture, digital transformation and organizational culture.

Ethan remains focused on building strong business and IT partnerships to fuel organizational change and deliver bottom line results. He is currently very interested in and optimistic about the continued blurring of lines between business operations and IT and how enterprise architecture helps bridge the digital divide.

Ethan has written articles for several print and online publications. He enjoys travel and reading during the small bit of time when he is not busy driving organizational results, launching and maturing enterprise architecture teams or writing.

Ethan lives in the Houston area with his wife, Lyn, and their son.

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

Articles by Ethan.Pack

PaaS, part one: The BLT
Enterprise Architecture in the Digital Age

PaaS, part one: The BLT

Since the term "platform" can have many interpretations, enterprise architects and business strategy leaders must provide clarity to help organizations hone their platform ambitions.
March 6, 2019
Reaching the APEX
Enterprise Architecture in the Digital Age

Reaching the APEX

Describing the enterprise as a pyramid helps reveal the breadth and depth the EA function and helps define the necessary structure for an effective practice.
August 6, 2018
Form follows function
Enterprise Architecture in the Digital Age

Form follows function

Should we even care about the “enterprise” and “business” architecture labels?
June 12, 2018
The possibilities and perils of platforms
Enterprise Architecture in the Digital Age

The possibilities and perils of platforms

There is a lot of buzz around the notion of platforms. This article communicates how platforms start with evaluating the organization's operating model to identify areas to expose one's firm as a platform. Once the business vision and implications are identified, some key technology capabilities need to be available to connect and expand a company's reach.
May 1, 2018
The enterprise architecture paradox
Enterprise Architecture in the Digital Age

The enterprise architecture paradox

When done properly, EA can be instrumental to unlocking the value in all initiatives—digital or otherwise.
February 19, 2018