Zachman Institute Formed


Zachman Institute Formed: Non-profit provides Enterprise Architecture research and professional support to small and non-profit organizations

Los Angeles CA - January 25, 2014 - Wednesday, December 10, 2014 marked the public launch of the Zachman Institute™, a 501(c)(3) ( organization whose goal is to build business capacity in both small and nonprofit organizations through enterprise architecture research and professional support. The company was formed in honor of John A. Zachman and presented to him recently during a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Zachman Framework™, invented by Mr. Zachman.

Zachman International, the company founded by John Zachman and now led by his son John P. Zachman has been conducting research and education in Enterprise Architecture for nearly forty years, centered around the Zachman Framework™. A critical activity of the charity will be to continue and advance this research initiative into the science of architectural concepts as they relate to business, as a formalized research facility.

John P. Zachman, the new CEO of the Zachman Institute™ says “The result of leveraging forty years of enterprise architecture research, essentially defining this industry, our education and consulting will help small and non-profit organizations mature their ability to assess, plan and invest their resources effectively while institutionalizing mature processes as a part of their organizational culture. The Institute is especially focused on supporting small entities during their formative years, and on non-profits – an industry sector Dad has always had a heart for.”

The Zachman Institute™’s approach to building small and nonprofit capacity through support services is focused in five core areas. Each of these areas is designed to support organizations within their natural business ecosystem:

Strategic Planning and Analysis

Business Operations Planning and Support

Resource Analysis and Infrastructure Planning

Financial Operations and Governance

Enterprise Architecture

The Zachman Institute™ will leverage its association to Zachman International, Inc., Zachman Consulting, LLC and the FEAC Institute for access to the necessary network of Intellectual Property and certified consultants with the expertise and experience to provide these five core services.

The distinguished board of the Zachman Institute™ consists of John A. Zachman, Chairman; John P. Zachman, CEO; and board members Dr. Jack Hayford, Chancellor, The Kings University; Tim Middlebrook, Executive Director and CFO, Every Home for Christ, Intl; Scott Palmer, LifeStage Director, Envoy Financial; Russell Verhey, Chairman, Convene and Advance; and Craig Squire, Financial Management Consultant.

Zachman International, Inc.
818.459.5099 Fax

Phone: 1(818)244-3763 ext.104

The Zachman Institute™ is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization registered in the State of Colorado, USA. All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowable by law. The Zachman Institute™ reserves the right to refuse any donation for any reason.


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