Wednesday | 7:30pm - 8:30pm | Business Architecture Summit Track
Room: Diplomat 5

Panel Discussion

Business Architecture vs IT Architecture Panel


Speaker Photo: Sandy Kemsley

Sandy Kemsley

BPM Architect and Industry Analyst, Kemsley Design, Ltd.


Mylene Lizotte, CBAP®

Business Architect, Bombardier Aerospace

Speaker Photo: Rich Levine

Rich Levine

Enterprise Business Architect, Giant Eagle

Speaker Photo: Louise Harris

Louise Harris

President, SToS Consulting Inc





    Sandy Kemsley is an independent analyst, architect and blogger, specializing in business process management and related technologies. During her career of 20+ years, she founded both a desktop workflow and content management product company, and a 40-person services firm specializing in BPM and e-commerce. She also worked for FileNet (now IBM) as Director of eBusiness Evangelism during 2000-1, and was a featured speaker on BPM and its impact on business at conferences and customer sites in 14 countries during that time. In 2002 she returned to independent practice, and writes the popular “Column 2” blog on ebizQ at


    Mylene Lizotte, CBAP®, works as a Business Architect within the Enterprise Architecture team at Bombardier Aerospace. She has over 15 years experience in all aspects of business analysis and has a solid background as an application specialist and project manager, from the project opportunity analysis to customer acceptance. Having a strong knowledge of the requirement gathering, design, implementation, testing, and on-going support of technical solutions processes, she is now focusing her activities on enterprise analysis, business architecture and enterprise architecture.

    Richard Levine has over 35 years of business / process problem solving experience. He has worked within the Information Services department of Giant Eagle, Inc. in various roles for the last 26 years. Since 2000 he has been involved in the introduction and implantation of Knowledge Management, Business Process Analysis and Enterprise Business Architecture.  Currently he is working on re-launching Enterprise & Business Architecture.

    Prior conference presentations include “Content Management, A Key Part of KM Processes” (APQC Managing Content and Knowledge, August 2001); “Using Effective Approaches to Engage an Organization in KM Initiatives” (APQC Annual Conference, May 2003), “A Method to Integrate BPM into an Organization” (BPM Conference, November 2006), “Capability Centric Portfolio Development” (BBC Conference 2011).

    Louise Harris is a certified management consultant and enterprise architect. She is focused on promoting the design of integrated architectures and implementations for strategic business solutions in both the public and private sectors. Louise has significant experience facilitating collaboration in complex stakeholder environments at the executive, senior management and senior specialist levels. She has provided leadership in the areas of strategy, policy, enterprise and business architecture and business change management. After twenty years working in and leading complex enterprise IT integration initiatives, primarily in the health space, Louise has spent the past seven years helping clients focus first on defining an integrated enterprise business architecture which addresses business management problems. Then she can assist clients to scope and prioritize resulting strategic business change initiatives and develop robust business and IT implementation plans.

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