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Welcome to our March 2015 Newsletter which features 7 Articles. Please click on the title below to view the article.  


We have just issued our call for speakers for our Enterprise Data and BI Conferences Europe 2015, 2-5 November, London.  You can view more information here



1) Business Process Management - Ten Trends in Ten Years

Paul Harmon

This article was written by Paul Harmon to celebrate the 10th year of our Annual BPM Conference Europe 2015 taking place in London from 15-18 June


2) Business Impact of Data Quality

Danette McGilvray

Danette will be presenting the following Seminar for IRM UK in London: Ten Steps to Data Quality

2-3 June 2015; 8-9 December 2015


3) Self-Service BI Requires an Integrated BI Platform

Rick van der Lans

Rick will be presenting the following Seminar for IRM UK in London: Business Intelligence, Big Data, and Data Warehousing: New Technologies and Developments Explained

4-5 June 2015; 1-2 December 2015


4) Enterprise Architecture for M&A - Building your Architecture Capability

Andrew Swindell

Andrew will be presenting a session on this topic at our Annual Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2015 taking place in London from 15-18 June


5) ERwin and ER-Studio - who was the abandoned bride and why?

Graham Simpson


6) Innovation in the Enterprise: Moving from the Cubicle Farm to the Innovation Lab 

Daryl Wilkinson 


Laurent Fayet



Information from our Partners:



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DAMA International

DAMA International is a not-for-profit, vendor-independent association of technical and business professionals dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices for data resource management and enterprise information. The primary purpose of DAMA International is to promote the understanding, development, and practice of managing data and information to support business strategies. DAMA International has chapters throughout the world. DAMA members network with other professionals to share ideas, trends, problems, and solutions. For information on the UK Chapter please click here.

T Priorities for 2015

Benchmark your IT spending plans with Computer Weekly’s in-depth study of IT spending priorities in the UK. Find out where business intelligence and big data fall on the spectrum


Business Process Management Journal

Business Process Management Journal (BPMJ) is a scholarly publication that examines how a variety of business processes intrinsic to organizational efficiency and effectiveness are integrated and managed for competitive success. BPMJ builds a deep appreciation of how to manage business processes effectively by disseminating best practice


The views and opinions expressed by our authors are those of our authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of IRM UK. 


All articles are © 2015 by the authors


Please note we are always on the look-out for new contributors so if you have an article you would like published please forward it to for consideration.







IRM UK 2015 Events




2 co-located conferences

Master Data Management Summit Europe 2015

Data Governance Conference Europe 2015

18-21 May 2015, London


2 co-located conferences

Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2015

Business Process Management Conference Europe 2015

15-18 June 2015, London


Business Analysis Conference Europe 2015

in association with IIBA UK Chapter and BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT

21-23 September 2015, London


Enterprise Data and BI Conference Europe 2015

2-5 November 2015, London




Enterprise Architecture

TOGAF Certification

Zachman Certification

Architecture Skills

IT Strategy

Enterprise Investment

Business Process

Business Architecture

Business Analysis

Requirements Process

Implementing Change

Data Modelling

Information Strategy

Data Quality

Business Intelligence

Big Data

Agile BI


Visit for full information on our events.


Quotes from previous delegates: 


"Best instructor of any course I have ever been on."

Trish Daniells, Designer, The AA


"Chris, redefines the way value is created by IT. His approach to EA and IT strategy are both innovative and common sense. Just brilliant!"

Kostas Tsatsaris, Lead Enterprise Architect, Transport for London


"Excellent! Great knowledge and teaching style."

Peter Jarvis, JP Morgan, Executive Director - Lead Business Architect


"Inspirational. Able to provide lots of examples to demonstrate theories and practices."

Zoey Moore, Business Project Manager, Aegon UK Services


"Very relevant to my role. Can't wait to apply it and 'sell' it within my company. Completely inspiring!"

Karen Willis, Business Analyst, Lloyds TSB


"Excellent, informative, interesting and challenging." 

Paul Downs, Head of IT Infrastructure, Carphone Warehouse