4–7 Nov 2019
Eltjo Poort

Eltjo Poort
Distinguished Solution Architect, CGI


Eltjo R. Poort leads the architecture practice at CGI in The Netherlands. In his 30-year career in the software industry, he has fulfilled many engineering and project management roles. In the 1990s, he oversaw the implementation of the first SMS text messaging systems in the United States. In the last decade, he produced various publications on improving architecting practices, including his PhD thesis in 2012. Eltjo is best known for his work on Risk- and Cost-Driven Architecture, a set of principles and practices for agile solution architecting, for which he received the Linda Northrop Software Architecture Award in 2016 . His solution architecture blog can be found at eltjopoort.nl. In his spare time, Eltjo plays the violin in Symfonieorkest Nijmegen.

Eltjo is a member of IFIP Working Group 2.11 on Software Architecture.


9:0010:30 Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Location: M6/M7
Secondary topics:  Best Practice
Eltjo Poort (CGI)
Eltjo Poort is here to help you figure out if you've struck the right balance between architecture and agile working. Eltjo explores how to measure agile architecture maturity and applied the model to help teams get more value out of their architecture function. You might recognize some of the behavior patterns. Read more.

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