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Roger Stoffers

Roger Stoffers

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Roger is a Certified SOA Architect, Security Specialist and Consultant as well as a Certified Trainer for Arcitura Education. Roger is a TOGAF-certified Enterprise Architect and a senior Solution Architect with affinity for service-orientation and Cloud at Hewlett Packard Enterprise in the Netherlands. He has been the lead for many SOA and Cloud projects, primarily in the telecommunications and media sectors, with 20 years of international experience working with large organizations across many countries. He is a contributor to the Service-Oriented Architecture: Analysis and Design for Services and Microservices book from the Prentice Hall Service Technology Series from Thomas Erl.

As a Solution Architect, Roger has a wide interest in different types of architectures and leads many service-orientation initiatives. He is interested in application integration as well as the end-to-end consequences for businesses, organizations and business processes, and is always looking for the business driver to meet the requirements with the most potential for business satisfaction.

As an enterprise architect, his interests include translating business drivers and goals into architecture principles and requirements. Lastly, he is interested in finding relationships between business and IT: how business decisions affect IT and how IT decisions can affect businesses. As a strategic and pragmatic thinker, he architected several innovative future architectures—some of which have already been realized, and some of which are presently in progress due to their long-term nature.

Roger’s work with Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been as an Enterprise and Solution Architect, where he led many projects for Digital Transformation and Enterprise Application Transformation. His recent work involved being the Lead Architect for many projects in a large-scale business and IT transformation program, acting as strategic advisor for the program board, and providing advice about integration strategy and principles. Roger is also responsible for strategic architecture and governance principles of a Global Service Bus in a challenging multi-national environment where central governance was not possible.

Further expertise with a wide range of business capabilities includes but is not limited to the following: Billing, CRM, Retail, Credit Management, Product and Offer Management, Service Provisioning, Business Process Management, Lead Management, Sales and Ordering, and Order Fulfillment.

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