Dominique Vauquier

Dominique Vauquier

Enterprise architect

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Enterprise architecture

  • Senior Architect in the Group IT Strategy & Enterprise Architecture team, AXA Group, from 2007 to 2012
  • Development of the “Business Architecture” discipline, AXA
  • Logical architect for SMABTP, designer of the IS overhaul into SOA
  • Setting up of the IS urbanization department for both the French army and Azur-GMF group


  • UML (Unified Modeling Language) and BPMN (Business Process Model & Notation) expert
  • Semantic modeling specialist
  • Information systems modeling: head of consulting missions for Celesio, EDF…
  • Physical systems modeling: RATP, SAGEM, Thales…
  • Business modeling: marketing, management of contacts for AXA, Open Business Concepts (public)…
  • Metamodels: Caisses d’allocations familiales (French Family Assistance Office), Praxeme


  • Merise, SDM/S, DSDM, UP, UML, Praxeme trainer
  • Project support, auditing of models
  • Design of method repositories: SAGEM, SMABTP, French army, Azur-GMF
  • Head of Method team: Unilog group, Azur-GMF
  • Methodological transition: CCF, French army, Azur-GMF, SMABTP
  • Creator and main author of the Praxeme open method

Summary of experience

  • Currently: president of Praxademia (a joint-stock company), president of the Praxeme Institute, substitute teacher at École Centrale de Paris
  • 2007-2012: Senior Architect at AXA Group and leader of the Business Architecture, management of international projects: Multi-Access program, Convergence Training, Architecture Handbook
  • 2002-2007: consultant manager at Logica Management, consultant to IT management teams, in methods and architecture, support and audit
  • 1999-2002: director of the Unilog group’s methodological corpus
  • 1997-1999: Head of the method domain at Unilog Training; development of the training offering, running courses, support projects
  • 1992-1997: freelance consultant, quality and method specialist
  • 1984-1992: IT engineer at Unilog


  • Développement orienté objet, Eyrolles, 1993
  • Le Plan qualité logiciel, AFNOR Publishing, 1997
  • Le Plan qualité du logiciel et des services Internet, AFNOR Publishing, 2003
  • Sustainable IT architecture – the progressive way of overhauling information systems with SOA, co-written with Pierre Bonnet and Jean-Michel Detavernier, Hermes, 2007
  • Sustainable IT Architecture, with the same co-authors, ISTE – Wiley, 2009
  • Articles in proceedings of the Complex Systems Design & Management international conference, Springler, 2010, 2012
  • Praxeme methodological guides (see the catalog)

Contact details:

  • Contact by email at: dvau <at> praxeme <dot> org


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