Roger Evernden


Roger Evernden is a Cutter Expert. He has been an enterprise architect since 1984, specializing in the highly practical use of EA to manage organizational transformation. Mr. Everndeacts as advisor, mentor, and coach on EA initiatives, leads training workshops, and writes regularly about strategy and architecture. He provides a unique combination of training and tools to help architects and their teams throughout an EA program and at each capability level. Mr. Evernden's hands-on training workshops provide a thorough grounding of all key techniques, with practical examples, exercises, and demonstrations.

As architect of the Information FrameWork (IFW), Mr. Evernden pioneered many contemporary techniques, including the use of industry reference models, business capability analysis, and component-based building blocks. His work has been the basis for more than 400 business and IT architecture initiatives worldwide. Past clients include Alcatel-Lucent, Allied Irish Banks, AstraZeneca, Bancomer, Bank Austria, Barclays, Credit Suisse, DnB NOR, HSBC, IBM, ING, Lombard, Lloyds Banking Group, Microsoft, National Australia Bank, and Westpac. Mr. Evernden has written articles appearing in major publications and books, including the seminal article on IFW in IBM's Systems Journal. He is the author of two books about EA: Enterprise Architecture — The Eight Fundamental Factors and 101 Lessons from Enterprise Architecture. He can be reached at

EA exists to help organizational change and transformation.

Roger Evernden
Cutter Expert