Enterprise architecture at Schaeffler
The Schaeffler Group is one of the newest members of CBA Lab. The company is a global automotive and industrial supplier that manufactures high-precision components and systems for engines, transmissions, and chassis, as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications. The Group’s activities are supported by approximately 1,500 IT employees and the ten members of an Enterprise Architecture department that was established in January 2018.. In an extensive interview below, Joachim Schmider, Vice President IT Architecture at Schaeffler AG, explains the tasks performed by enterprise architecture experts at the automotive and industrial supplier company, how these experts view their role when they approach their work, and what they expect to achieve through their company’s membership in CBA Lab.