Nestori Syynimaa

PHD Student

Nestori Syynimaa

Nestori Syynimaa

Academic Area(s): Business Informatics, Systems & Accounting
Research Topic(s): Enterprise Architecture Adoption Method for Higher Education Institutions


Part time PhD student at Henley Business School, University of Reading
Senior Consultant for Sovelto Plc, Finland

Areas of Interest

  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Service Management
  • Cloud Computing
  • Information Management


Syynimaa, N. (2015). Modelling the Resistance of Enterprise Architecture Adoption: Linking Strategic Level of Enterprise Architecture to Organisational Changes and Change Resistance. Paper presented at the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, ICEIS 2015, Barcelona, Spain.Syynimaa, N. (2013).

Measuring Enterprise Architecture Success: Tentative Model for Measuring EA Implementation Success In: Liu, K., Li, W. & Gulliver, S. R., eds. 14th International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations, ICISO 2013, 25-27 Mar 2013 Stockholm, Sweden. 264-271.

Syynimaa, N. (2013). Theoretical Perspectives of Enterprise Architecture. 4th Nordic EA Summer School, EASS 2013. Helsinki, Finland.Syynimaa, N. (2010). HMEF: framework to evaluate merging of Higher Education Institutions – Application of Enterprise Architecture. NORSA 2010, 3rd Conference of the Nordic Section of the Regional Studies Association. Seinäjoki, Finland.

Syynimaa, N. (2012). The Art of Shooting the Moving Goal - Explorative Study of EA Pilot. In: Nagle, T., ed. 6th European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation, ECIME 2012, September 13-14 2012 Cork, Ireland. Reading, UK: Academic Publishing International Limited, 302-306.

Riihimaa, J. & Syynimaa, N. (2011). Enterprise Architecture Framework Adoption By Finnish Applied Universities' Network. EUNIS 2011. Dublin, Ireland.

Syynimaa, N. (2010). Taxonomy of purpose of Enterprise Architecture 12th International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations, ICISO 2010. Reading, UK.


  • Member of BCS, Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
  • M.Sc. (Economics and Business Administrator) major: Computer Science, University of Vaasa, Faculty of Technology, Department of Computer Science (2009)
  • BBA (SME Business Management), Seinäjoki University of Applied (2007)
  • TOGAF ™ 9 Certified, ITIL v3 Certified, MCP, MCTS, IBM Certified Enterprise Developer, Sun Certified Programmer