Mr. Zachman is the author of numerous books, articles and publications including seminal articles on Enterprise Architecture and teacher and apologist for the Ontological approach versus Methodological approaches for Enterprise Architecture, and a co-author of “The Complete Business Process Handbook Volume 2: Extended Business Process Management.”
Mr. Zachman is not only known for this work on Enterprise Architecture, but is also known for his early contributions to IBM’s Information Strategy methodology (Business Systems Planning) as well as to their Executive team planning techniques (Intensive Planning). Mr. Zachman retired from IBM in 1990, having served them for 26 years. He is the Founder and Chairman of his own education and consulting business, Zachman International®.
Mr. Zachman serves on the Executive Council for Information Management and Technology (ECIMT) of the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) and on the Advisory Board of the Data Administration Management Association International (DAMA-I) from whom he was awarded the 2002 Lifetime Achievement Award. He was awarded the 2009 Enterprise Architecture Professional Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Advancement of the Enterprise Architecture Profession as well as the 2004 Oakland University, Applied Technology in Business (ATIB), Award for IS Excellence and Innovation.
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