GxP: Bringing Validation into the IT Architecture Life Cycle Process

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Join Thomas Miller, Senior Enterprise Architect, and Christopher Robitaille, CTO, of Azzur Technical Consulting Services for an in-depth discussion on Bringing Validation into the IT Architecture Process.


This webinar discusses the IT architecture process and its benefits to validation, understanding the importance of the layered defense and its effect on your architecture. In addition, this tutorial covers common issues to company maturity levels such as building and automating repeatable solutions and more!


Starting right at the beginning—why we even need to validate—and walking through the guided principals for governance and validation, the presenters review top-level practices of enterprise IT governance.


Tom and Chris walk you through the IT architecture lifecycle, step-by-step, reviewing key components of strategy, designing, building, testing, operating and reviewing the system architecture, discussing best practices and necessities for each. They outline the architecture platform blueprinting techniques that lead to easily qualified building blocks, such as infrastructure, qualification/validation, authentication and commercialization.


Finally, all attendees are given the tools to perform a complete self-assessment that identify strategies to alleviate risks.


Top Line Discussion Topics:


  • Understand the IT architecture process and how can we use it to ease the validation effort?
  • Learn how to add validation into the architecture lifecycle
  • Use architecture platform blueprinting to ease qualification and validation efforts
  • Discuss issues common to the company maturity levels such as
    • Startup
    • First offering (commercialization)
    • Repeat Business
    • Truly mature


BONUS! Participants who complete a post-webinar survey are entered to win a Germ Guardian Air Purifier.

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Christopher Robitaille

Chief Technical Officer, Azzur Technical Consulting Services

As Chief Technology Officer for Azzur Technology Consulting Services, Christopher (Chris) Robitaille is responsible for all technology projects the group delivers. Chris is a trusted advisor and subject matter expert for Azzur’s clients across a number of industries, including education, pharma/biotech, health, and manufacturing. With more than 30 years of experience, Chris is a trusted industry veteran. Before joining Azzur, he was the Director of Infrastructure Technology at a local college, managing a team of 14. He was responsible for large-scale IT transformation projects, such as data center forklift upgrades, cloud enablement, and migrations. Before that, he worked as a consultant on New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus data center project, as well as other enterprise endeavors at several Universities in the New York City area.

Thomas Miller

Senior Enterprise Architect, Azzur Technical Consulting Services

As a Senior Enterprise Architect, Thomas (Tom) Miller serves as a trusted advisor and subject matter expert for our clients across a number of industries, including pharma/biotech, healthcare, and manufacturing. Tom joined Azzur Group from TUV OpenSky, where he led their Secure Cloud Enablement Practice and managed a team responsible for large-scale Enterprise transformation projects, such as merger & acquisitions work, data center consolidation, and cloud enablement. Tom specializes in assisting enterprises to move forward to cloud. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.