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Piet Niederhausen is part of the Enterprise Architecture team in the University of Washington's central IT organization. As a business architect, he helps service organizations assess their context, define goals and strategies, choose management approaches, and prepare for major change efforts. Before joinging the UW, Piet served for 14 years at Georgetown University as a developer, IT manager, business analyst, and architect. He serves on the steering committee of the EDUCAUSE constituent group for enterprise and IT architects in higher education (itana.org). Piet is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and the University of Florida School of Architecture.
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