NOVEMBER 6-10, 2017
LOEWS ROYAL PACIFIC RESORT ∙ ORLANDO

NOVEMBER 6-10, 2017
LOEWS ROYAL PACIFIC RESORT ∙ ORLANDO
Official Conference of the
International Institute of Business Analysis 

Agenda

Friday, November 4, 2016

11:30 am – 12:30 pm | Panel Discussion | Room: Forum 12-13

An Opinion of Gurus: Leading Business Excellence

Moderated by: Roger Tregear

Presented by: Roger Burlton, Ellen Gottesdiener, Ronald G. Ross, John A. Zachman


Interactive Panel Discussion featuring Gurus providing insight on how to lead business excellence.

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Moderator

Roger Tregear

Roger Tregear

Consulting Director
Leonardo Consulting

Roger Tregear delivers BPM education and consulting assignments, bringing to them 30 years of management consulting experience. He spends his working life talking, thinking, and writing about the analysis, improvement, innovation, and management of business processes. His work has taken him to Australia, New Zealand, Bahrain, Belgium, Nigeria, South Africa, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, The Netherlands, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, and the USA.

Roger is a regular columnist for BPTrends. He is author of Practical Process (2013), co-author of Establishing the Office of Business Process Management (2011), and contributed the chapter Business Process Standardization in The International Handbook on BPM (2010, 2015). With Paul Harmon, Roger edited Questioning BPM? (2016). Roger's iconic book, Reimagining Management, was also published in 2016. Process Precepts (2017), Roger's latest book, involves a cosmopolitan, global team in discussions about the process of management.


Roger's 2016 Presentations:

  1. Reimagining Management: Delivering Business-Ready BPM
    Tuesday, November 1, 2016 (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
  2. An Opinion of Gurus: Leading Business Excellence
    Friday, November 4, 2016 (11:30 am – 12:30 pm)

Speaker(s)

 Roger Burlton

Roger Burlton

President and Managing Partner
Process Renewal Group
Founder
BPTrends Associates

Roger is a respected pioneer in the introduction of innovative approaches for Business Management. He is a world leader in the field of Business Process Management, having authored one of the most read and followed books on the topic early in BPM’s growth as well as the Business Process Manifesto. Roger’s leadership is also witnessed by his position as chair of several of the most influential conferences each year on BPM and Business Architecture and by his role as chair of the BPTrends.com Advisory Board. The insights he brings to PRG’s consulting clients are thoughtful and pragmatic.    


 


Roger's 2016 Presentations:

  1. A Foundation For All Things Process: Modeling, Design and Architecture
    Monday, October 31, 2016 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
  2. Taking Care of Business: Ends Before Means
    Thursday, November 3, 2016 (11:50 am – 12:50 pm)
  3. An Opinion of Gurus: Leading Business Excellence
    Friday, November 4, 2016 (11:30 am – 12:30 pm)

 Ellen  Gottesdiener

Ellen Gottesdiener

CEO / Agile Product Coach
EBG Consulting, Inc.

Ellen Gottesdiener is an Agile Product Coach and CEO of EBG Consulting, focused on helping product and development communities produce valuable outcomes through product agility. Ellen is known in the agile community as an instigator and innovator for collaborative practices for agile product discovery and using skilled facilitation to enable healthy teamwork and strong organizations.


Ellen's 2016 Presentations:

  1. Discovery Dojo: Hunting Value for Your Agile Product
    Tuesday, November 1, 2016 (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
  2. Agile Discovery Sessions: Use your Collaboration Superpowers
    Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (10:25 am – 11:25 am)
  3. An Opinion of Gurus: Leading Business Excellence
    Friday, November 4, 2016 (11:30 am – 12:30 pm)

 Ronald G. Ross

Ronald G.Ross

Co-Founder & Principal
Business Rule Solutions, LLC
Executive Editor
BRCommunity.com

Ronald G. Ross is Principal and Co-Founder of Business Rule Solutions, LLC (BRS), where he actively develops and applies the BABusinessSpeak™ methodology including RuleSpeak®, DecisionSpeak™, and ConceptSpeak™. Ron consults to companies worldwide through BRS.

Ron is recognized internationally as the "father of business rules." He is the author of ten professional books including the groundbreaking first book on business rules The Business Rule Book in 1994. His newest are:

Ron serves as Executive Editor of BRCommunity.com and its flagship publication, Business Rules Journal. He is a sought-after speaker at conferences world-wide. More than 50,000 people have heard him speak; many more have attended his seminars and read his books.

Ron has served as Chair of the annual International Business Rules & Decisions Forum conference since 1997, now part of the Building Business Capability (BBC) conference. He was a charter member of the Business Rules Group (BRG) in the 1980s, and an editor of its Business Motivation Model (BMM) standard and the Business Rules Manifesto. He is active in OMG standards development, with core involvement in SBVR. He was also a contributor to the IIBA’s BABOK v3.

Ron holds a BA from Rice University and an MS in information science from Illinois Institute of Technology.

For more information about Mr. Ross, visit www.RonRoss.info, which hosts his blog.

Tweets: @Ronald_G_Ross


Ronald's 2016 Presentations:

  1. All About Business Rules: Principles, Concepts and Usage
    Monday, October 31, 2016 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
  2. Enabling Operational Excellence
    Thursday, November 3, 2016 (9:00 am – 10:00 am)
  3. An Opinion of Gurus: Leading Business Excellence
    Friday, November 4, 2016 (11:30 am – 12:30 pm)

 John A. Zachman

John A.Zachman

Chief Executive Officer
Zachman International

John A. Zachman is the originator of the “Framework for Enterprise Architecture” (The Zachman Framework™) which has received broad acceptance around the world as an integrative framework, an ontology for descriptive representations for Enterprises.

Mr. Zachman is not only known for this work on Enterprise Architecture, but is also known for his early contributions to IBM’s Information Strategy methodology (Business Systems Planning) as well as to their Executive team planning techniques (Intensive Planning). He served IBM for 26 years, retiring in 1990 to devote his life to the science of Enterprise Architecture.

Mr. Zachman is the Founder and Chairman of his own education and consulting business, Zachman International®. He is also Founder of the Zachman Institute™, a nonprofit organization devoted to leveraging Zachman International's vast network of professionals and resources to offer services to small businesses and nonprofit organizations as they prepare for and experience growth.

Mr. Zachman serves on the Executive Council for Information Management and Technology (ECIMT) of the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) and on the Advisory Board of the Data Administration Management Association International (DAMAI) from whom he was awarded the 2002 Lifetime Achievement Award. He was awarded the 2009 Enterprise Architecture Professional Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Advancement of the Enterprise Architecture Profession as well as the 2004 Oakland University, Applied Technology in Business (ATIB), Award for IS Excellence and Innovation.

Mr. Zachman has been focusing on Enterprise Architecture since 1970 and has written extensively on the subject. He has facilitated innumerable executive team planning sessions. He travels nationally and internationally, teaching and consulting, and is a popular conference speaker, known for his motivating messages on Enterprise Architecture issues. He has spoken to many thousands of enterprise managers and information professionals on every continent.

In addition to his professional activities, Mr. Zachman serves on the Elder Council of the Church on the Way (First Foursquare Church of Van Nuys, California), the Board of Directors of Living Way Ministries, a radio and television ministry of the Church on the Way, the President’s Cabinet of The King’s University, the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Citywide Children’s Christian Choir, the Board of Directors of  Heavenworks, an international ministry to the French speaking world and on the Board of Directors of Native Hope International, a Los Angeles based ministry to the Native American people.

Prior to joining IBM, Mr. Zachman served as a line officer in the United States Navy and is a retired Commander in the U. S. Naval Reserve. He chaired a panel on "Planning, Development and Maintenance Tools and Methods Integration" for the U. S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. He holds a degree in Chemistry from Northwestern University, has taught at Tufts University, has served on the Board of Councilors for the School of Library and Information Management at the University of Southern California, as a Special Advisor to the School of Library and Information Management at Emporia State University, on the Advisory Council to the School of Library and Information Management at Dominican University and on the Advisory Board for the Data Resource Management Program at the University of Washington. He has been a Fellow for the College of Business Administration of the University of North Texas and currently is listed in Cambridge Who’s Who.


John's 2016 Presentations:

  1. Architecture Excellence
    Monday, October 31, 2016 (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
  2. An Opinion of Gurus: Leading Business Excellence
    Friday, November 4, 2016 (11:30 am – 12:30 pm)

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