"Great event! Excellent combination of practical information, theory and fun."
Team Lead Architecture, Dutch Railways
"Superb, as a new business architect, lots of value in how to 'sell' position
Business Architect, Elsevier
"Excellent. Provided good mix of theoretical & practical implementation of EA concepts.
Enterprise Architect, National Australia Group
"Very good to listen to and meet some of the industries gurus and talk to people who are 'in the same boat'.
Change Management Consultant, Norwich union
"Speakers overall great, consistent, interesting and passionate about the subject.
IT Manager, Ernst & Young
"I was pleased with the event as it enabled me to place much of the stuff I was doing in a taxonomy.
Senior Solutions Architect, Fujitsu
"This is an excellent conference, and I would want to attend it next year. Extremely informative and useful for organisation implementing EA."
Assistant CIO for EA, Ministry of Defence Singapore
"Good opportunity to 'benchmark' others experience with ours. Well organised, aligned with today's and tomorrow's issues.
, De Nederlandsche Bank
"This was my first step on a long journey - but I now know what direction I should be going in!
"The Conference was very good and had a fantastic time catching up with so many great names in the industry.
Infrastructure Solutions Architect, Tecala Australia
"Perfect event if one wants to feel the pulse of EA. Excellent learning and networking forum.
Enterprise Architecture Group, SITA
"Well organised and provided a good insight on EA. Will really benefit and add values for implementing an Enterprise level architecture across the Enterprise
Project Manager, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
"A very interesting and thought provoking event - my first visit and I would want to return.
Senior Manager IT Services, Fife Council
"Terrific content, speakers and organization. High quality content. Impressive speaker list.
Dep. Director of Govt. Ops,
"Best EA conference I know. Leading view on EA.
Bart de Bijl
Manager IT & Ops,
"Excellent content and value for money. Great selection of experts and hands on practitioners
Manager - IT&C, , Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust
"Good, thought provoking, wide range of topics
Vincent Van der Stap
Business Process Architect, Shell P&T
"One of the best conferences I have attended
Head of Business Modelling, DHL Global Management GmbH
"The workshop days are very valuable. All the gurus gathered in one place.
Enterprise Architect, PFA Pension
"Excellent event. I hope to return next year! It has been an excellent opportunity to network with vendors and organisations in the BPM space.
Business Change Project Manager, The British Library
"Wonderful event to bring energy, experience and insight to BPM. It is a hard concept to achieve change but the IRM event continues to inspire me. Thank You.
Business Process Architect, John Lewis
"Great conference, good speakers. My colleagues attended last year. Their recommendation led to our manager sending all the architects."
Enterprise Architect, Helse Vest IKT AS
"The best conference on BPM and Enterprise Architecture. The information I received will be very useful for my job. Thank You!
Lecturer, HEC Montreal
"My first time attending an EA conference, and will be coming back. This conference has helped me understand the whole Enterprise Architecture from a business prospect."
Demand Analysis, GlaxoSmithKline
"Great event. Challenging & informative"
Chief Enterprise Architect, Yorkshire Building Society
"The best EA conference for networking, collaborating & sharing ideas."
Enterprise Architect , Trainer, Mentor & Coach
"Excellent and inspiring. Food for thought."
Chief Enterprise Architect, Danish Defence
"First time attending this conference and I absolutely loved it!! Having speakers who share their real life insights is the best part rather than being talked to. “Collaborative, Engaging & Disruptive” I would attend again & speak again."
Business Architect, Prudential
"It is the best EA Conference I know"
Enterprise Architect, Futurerocks
"A really useful all round event bringing together a wide range of experts in their fields and industry practitioners. A great opportunity to rework."
Lead Enterprise Architect, Yorkshire Building Society
"Very useful insights & expertise and experience"
IT Architect, MBNL
"Very enjoyable with some great speakers who gave interesting insight & offered practical tools & methodology."
Business Architect, NFU Mutual
"This is my second time participating in this event. It has become very valuable to my competence for doing my job. I look forward to next year’s event."
Senior Advisor, Norwegian Government Agency for Financial Management
"Well run, lots of different subject areas. Nice to hear real case studies as brings theory to life."
Lead Business Analyst, BBC
"High quality content, with real cases identified for use in my organisation"
Solution Architect, Elsevier
"Being largely vendor independent its hugely valuable. A good range of perspectives.
Business Architect, Elsevier
"Good speakers, interesting topics and really valuable discussions with other attendees.
Jenni Dahlkvist Vartiainen
Enterprise Architect, Jordbruksverket (Swedish Board of Agriculture)
"There is a reason why people keep coming back year after year - great conference (as always).
Enterprise Architect, Helse Vest, Norway
"Great event! Excellent combination of practical information, theory and fun.
Team Lead Architecture, Dutch Railways
"Possibly the best conference I've ever attended for the insights and ideas it has provided.
Business Architect, Student Loans Company
"Excellent and enjoyable. I will be recommending this conference to other architects at Canada Life.
Senior Systems Architect, Canada Life
"This has been one of the better Conferences I have attended. A good and diverse range of speakers from around the world.
Enterprise Architect, Hiscox Insurance
"IRM EAC is turning into a must attend EA event for the calendar. Excellent value for time and money invested!
"Would definitely love to attend again."
Principal Business Process Architect, DHL
"Well organised, well planned and well done. I enjoyed the global perspective and would come again. There was a lot of really good information. I walk away with a lot of ideas that I am eager to incorporate into my day to day work."
Quality Operational Excellence Principal, Genentech a Member of the Roche Family
"It’s the best independent EA conference in Europe."
Søren Staun Biangslev
Principal Consultant, byBrick Management
"Very informative – adapted to different levels of maturity."
Application Manager, EPO
"Excellent! Quality thought provoking speakers. Well organised. I have been with my company 15 years so this is a great opportunity to find out the latest thinking and catch up with what is happening in other companies."
Process Architect, Fidelity Investments
"A good, informative and well run event."
Senior Business Analyst, Aviva
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Monday, 22 October 2018: Pre-Conference Workshops
|08:30 – 09:30||
|09:30 - 12:45||
Getting Started in EA: Designing an Architecture Function to Fit your Enterprise
Sally Bean, Enterprise Architecture Consultant, Sally Bean Ltd
Enterprise Architecture Consultant, Sally Bean Ltd
Sally Bean is an independent Enterprise Architecture consultant. She advises large organizations in the private and public sector on how to develop their EA capability and embed EA approaches into their ways of working. She has over 20 years experience in the field, with 10 years as a member of the EA team in British Airways, where she championed many successful initiatives to exploit technology and share data and applications more effectively across the organization. She now specialises in the more socio-technical aspects of EA, with particular interests in systems and complexity thinking, and the development of soft skills and team-working capabilities for architects.
Philip Hellyer, EA Consultant, Philip & Finch
EA Consultant, Philip & Finch
Philip Hellyer is an enterprise business architect specialising in whole system change. With a background in accountancy, humanities, and computing science, he works on all ‘sides’ of the strategy fence, championing approaches that improve systemic structure and reduce unintended consequences. Philip was the EA Group Lead at Carphone Warehouse and he edited Intersection, the book on Enterprise Design. Now an independent consultant, he works with organisations seeking a ‘sea change’ in their structural performance. His 2017 training course on systems thinking and storytelling was adopted as standard by a bank’s architecture group. As a coach and mentor, he accelerates the careers of smart people with deep technical skills.
Managing Complexity and Change
John Zachman, CEO, 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 of 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). Mr. Zachman retired from IBM in 1990, having served them for 26 years. He is Chief Executive Officer of his own education and consulting business, Zachman International® and Owner and Executive Director of the Federated Enterprise Architecture Certification Institute in Washington, D.C.
First Do It, Then Do It Right, Then Do It Better
Martin Sykes, Chief Architect
During the last 20 years Martin has been Director for Alignment, Analysis and Architecture at Cambridge Assessment, Director for Microsoft’s Enterprise Strategy & Architecture Centre of Excellence, a lead in major organizations for their Enterprise Architecture teams, and a coach to EAs around the world. Over that time Martin has been developing an approach to corporate storytelling through work in the public and private sectors called CAST that is described in the book “Stories that Move Mountains” which is now available in seven languages.
A Foundation for Process Performance Improvement
Sasha Aganova, Senior Consultant, Process Renewal Group
Senior Consultant, Process Renewal Group
Sasha Aganova brings innovative ideas to the intersection of new forms of business processes, business design and cultural transformation. Her forward thinking, pragmatic approach to today’s challenges is based on over 15 years as leader of business process modernization. This approach was developed while working with a number of diverse companies. Sasha has also led challenging engagements as a consulting practice leader, helping organizations to improve their ways of working and fundamentally changing the culture of the organisation. Sasha continues to write thought provoking articles for the Huffington Post and other outlets challenging existing thinking on topical issues.
Three Key Techniques for Business Design
Ronald G. Ross, Co-Founder and Principal, Business Rule Solutions
Ronald G. Ross
Co-Founder and Principal, Business Rule Solutions
Ronald G. Ross is Co-Founder and Principal of Business Rule Solutions, LLC (www.BRSolutions.com). BRS provides consulting, training and mentoring in support of business analysis, business rules, concept modeling, business knowledge engineering, and rule management. Ron is Chair of the annual Building Business Capability (BBC), official conference of the IIBA®. He is also Executive Editor of www.BRCommunity.com and its flagship on-line publication, Business Rules Journal. He was formerly Editor of the Data Base Newsletter from 1977 to 1998. Ron received DAMA International’s Individual Achievement Award for 1995. Ron co-develops the landmark BRS methodology featuring numerous innovative techniques including the popular RuleSpeak® (free on RuleSpeak.com). These are the latest offerings in a 40+ year career that has consistently featured creative, business-driven solutions. Ron is recognized internationally as the ‘father of business rules.’
Ron is the author of ten professional books. He is also co-author with John Zachman and Roger Burlton of the 2017 Business Agility Manifesto (www.busagilitymanifesto.org). Mr. Ross holds an M.S. in information science from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a B.A. from Rice University.
Integrating Change Into Your Business Process Approach – Timing Is Everything
Alec Sharp, Senior Consultant, Clariteq Systems Consulting
Senior Consultant, Clariteq Systems Consulting
Alec Sharp, a senior consultant with Clariteq Systems Consulting, has deep expertise in a rare combination of fields – business process analysis and redesign, strategy development, application requirements specification, and data modelling. His 35 years of hands-on consulting experience, practical approaches, and global reputation in model-driven methods have made him a sought-after resource in locations as diverse as Ireland, Illinois, and India.
He is also a popular conference speaker, mixing content and insight with irreverence and humor. Among his many top-rated presentations are “The Lost Art of Conceptual Modeling,” “Modelling Failure,” “Getting Traction for ‘Process’ – What the Experts Forget,” and “Mind the Gap! – Integrating Process, Data, and Requirements Modeling.”
Alec wrote the book on business process modeling – he is the author of “Workflow Modeling: Tools for Process Improvement and Application Development – second edition.” Popular with process improvement professionals, business analysts, and consultants, it is consistently a top-selling title on business process modeling, and is widely used as an MBA textbook. The completely rewritten second edition was published in 2009, and has a “5 star” Amazon.com rating. Alec was also the sole recipient of DAMA’s 2010 Professional Achievement Award, a global award for contributions to the Data Management field.
Alec’s popular workshops on Working With Business Processes, Data Modeling (introductory and advanced,) Requirements Modeling (with Use Cases and Business Services,) and Essentials of Facilitation and are conducted at many of the world’s best-known organizations. His classes are practical, energetic, and fun, with a most common participant comment being “best course I’ve ever taken.”
|12:45 - 14:00||
|14:00 - 17:15||
Behavioural Approaches to Building Effective Architecture Teams
Evaluating Architectures: A Hands-on Introduction to the Solution Architecture Review Method
Dr. Simon Field, Enterprise Architect, Admiral Group plc
Dr. Simon Field
Enterprise Architect, Admiral Group plc
Simon Field is an Enterprise Architect at Admiral Group plc. His involvement in Enterprise Architecture began when he was appointed Chief Technology Officer at the Office for National Statistics in 2004 and continued when he took up the role of Chief Architect at Emirates Group in 2011. Prior to returning to the UK in 2017, he spent five years as Senior Executive Partner for Gartner, coaching and advising business and IT executives across the Gulf. His interest in evaluating competing solution architectures dates back almost 20 years to a project he led as head of e-business research at IBM’s Zurich Research Laboratory, and the resulting Solution Architecture Review Method has been further developed and deployed in a number of major corporations in Europe and the Middle East.
Organizational Architecture & Design for Digital Dexterity
John Gøtze, Senior Consultant, Qualiware
Dr John Gøtze is Director of Research and Education in QualiWare, as well as an assistant professor at the IT University of Copenhagen. John has published several books and many articles, mainly about enterprise architecture and business transformation. John has worked with digitalization since the early 1990s as a university researcher, a civil servant and an entrepreneur. John holds a PhD and a MSc from the Technical University of Denmark. Follow John on Twitter: @Gotze.
Business Architecture Essentials
Roger Burlton, President, Process Renewal Group
President, Process Renewal Group
Roger Burlton is the President of Process Renewal Group and co-founder of BPTrends Associates. He is the author of the pioneering book ‘Business Process Management: Profiting from Process’ and the standard ‘Business Process Manifesto’, now available in 14 languages. His Business Architecture column in BPTrends.com is available to over twenty thousand readers. He developed and delivered the first Business Process and Business Architecture management classes in the world in 1991, certified today by universities in North America, Europe, Australia and South America and registered with IIBA as an official training source. He is is recognized as a world leader in transforming companies from traditional hierarchical organisations to process managed ones based on a Business Architecture model. He has led numerous initiatives to implement new business models, governance frameworks and process management capabilities for global corporations and government agencies. He continues to chair the most prominent business process conferences around the world which he has done on over forty occasions. Roger also contributed to the BABOK version 3 in the area of business process improvement. Follow Roger on Twitter @RogerBurlton.
Intelligent Automation Assessment
Tom Einar Nyberg, Head of Digital Operations, KPMG Digital Norway
Tom Einar Nyberg
Head of Digital Operations
KPMG Digital Norway
Tom Einar Nyberg is the Head of Digital Operations in KPMG. This service area focuses on how Digital Processes, Automation, Robotics & Artificial Intelligence and Analytics is coming together with BPM to implement Digital Operations. Tom has been working in this area since 2006 and has been through multiple organizational digital transformations. He has experience from a wide variety of sectors: Banking, Transportation, Shipping, Oil & Gas, Public, Aviation and Telecom. Projects span across: Robotics & Digital Process Automation, Process design and Lean improvement, Performance management, BPM/Automation Centre of Excellence, Corporate management systems, Governance and Strategic alignment.
Get The Circles Turning: Innovating Process-based Management
Roger Tregear, Consulting Director, Leonardo Consulting
Consulting Director, Leonardo Consulting
Roger brings 30 years’ experience to the BPM education and consulting assignments he has delivered in Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Jordan, Nigeria, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, and the USA. His working life involves talking, thinking, and writing about analysis, improvement, innovation, and management of business processes. Roger is a regular BPTrends columnist, and 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 published in early 2017, and in the same year, Process Precepts involved a global team discussing the process of management.
Tuesday, 23 October 2018: Conference Day 1 & Exhibits
|08:00 – 09:00||
|09:00 - 09:15||
|09:15 - 10:15||
Plenary Keynote: The Value of Management is the Management of Value
|10:15 - 10:45||
Networking Break & Exhibits
|10:45 - 11:35||
Applying Behavioral Insights to EA Practice
Niels Terkelsen, Enterprise Architect, Ministry of Immigration and Integration, Denmark
Enterprise Architect, Ministry of Immigration and Integration, Denmark
Niels Terkelsen is an experienced enterprise architect practitioner from the Danish government sector. He is now with the Danish Ministry of Immigration and Integration and has earlier been in the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. Before working as an enterprise architect, Niels has been holding positions as PMO, Programme Manager, Manager for Business Development and It-Manager. He is TOGAF 9 certified, Certified Enterprise Architect, Carnegie Mellon University, MSP, PRINCE2 and ITIL Manager. In 2015 he took an education as behavioral designer at The Nudging Company. On the sideline he is working as an assessor for the Danish IT Council and guest speaker at IT University of Copenhagen. Earlier he has done short term sideline consulting in project management and EA in Greenland, Morocco and Kazakhstan.
Making Models Make Sense
Steve Whitla, Director, Visual Meaning
Steve Whitla is the founder and director of Visual Meaning, a company that combines systems thinking and visual thinking to help large organisations make sense of complexity during transformation. After being raised by artist parents and reading music at Cambridge, he took the unexpected step of joining KPMG as a management consultant. In the twenty years since, his unique blend of creativity, curiosity and business acumen has been in constant demand from programme teams trying to make change intelligible to those involved. Steve lives and works in Oxford, is a fellow of the RSA, a member of the CMI, and regularly teaches visual thinking and system mapping in both academic and non-academic settings. He blogs about meaning and visual language at rich.pictures, and you can follow him on @swhitla.
Putting Strategy on Technology Wheels with Business Architecture
Mayank Saxena, Enterprise Architect (Chief Architect & Data Management), ABN AMRO
Enterprise Architect (Chief Architect & Data Management), ABN AMRO
Mayank is an experienced consultant in technology strategy, architecture and innovation. He brings with him experience performing different roles (architect, product owner, program, project & change manager) in different industry verticals (Banking, Retail, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Technology, Defence & Aerospace, Oil Gas & Energy, Health Care, FMCG, and Financial Services/Payments) under various ownership structures (Public, Private, Family-owned and Start-up) in multiple geographies. Alumni of Stanford Graduate School of Business (Executive Education) with focus on Corporate Innovation, where he received recognition in Design Thinking, Leading Effective Teams, Change Management amongst other cohorts. Apart from that, he brings knowledge on building platform business models for digital economy from MIT along with professional education in the fields of IoT, data science & machine learning. He holds a Masters and dual Bachelors in Technology.
A Holistic Approach to GDPR Using BPMS
Simone Cella, Project Manager, NTT DATA Italy
Project Manager, NTT DATA Italy
Simone Cella is a NTT DATA Project Manager. Simone is a SOA and BPM solution architect and integration specialist and currently works as project manager and solution architect for Zurich Italy.
Simone Novali, Enterprise Architect, Zurich
Enterprise Architect, Zurich
Simone Novali currently holds the role of Enterprise Architect in Zurich Italy. Simone also holds the role of IT owner of the integration products which are the basis of the S.O.A. adopted by Zurich Italy for the digitization of its activities.
Taking Value Streams Underground: Moving from Corporate Visions to Operational Processes
Steve Hutchings, Business Alignment Lead, Cambridge Assessment
Business Alignment Lead, Cambridge Assessment
Steve Hutchings is a Business Alignment Lead at Cambridge Assessment, where he works to bring together technical and business strategies to an agreed plan. With an Analytical Chemistry background translating to Business Analysis, Steve readily breaks down initiatives in to their atomic business drivers to ensure appropriate solution design and business change understanding.
|11:40 - 12:30||
Enterprise Architecture Practice
Ali Hassaan, Senior Enterprise Architect, National Bank of Oman
Senior Enterprise Architect, National Bank of Oman
Ali Hassaan has been working in the IT industry for almost 2 decades. He has worked mostly in the Financial Industry and started his career as a developer and evolved with time to an Architect.
Lessons from the Cyber Front Line
Kevin Hall, Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal
Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal
Kevin Hall is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Disputes and Investigations London practice and has worked on cyber breach investigations for corporates, solicitors and high net worth individuals, helping them determine the extent of the compromise, as well as providing a means to strengthening their defences. Kevin has also been engaged to analyse the information security frameworks and defence management for clients in various sectors and jurisdictions.
Thriving Enterprise Architecture
Eswar Ganesan, Head Enterprise Integration, Netherlands Based Multinational
Head Enterprise Integration, Netherlands Based Multinational
Eswar Ganesan has more than a decade of multi geographic and multi cultural consulting on Enterprise Architecture. He has seen the maturity of this subject all along these years and have been instrumental in developing frameworks, methodologies and consulting kits for enterprise architecture and business architecture. He has worked both as in-house Consultant and external Consultant leading to full understanding of the challenges that are faced by in-house leaders as well as external consultants.
Process Center of Excellence (PCoE), Key Initiative in Achieving Process Maturity
Ulf Kjelaas, Specialist Advisor Business Process Management, DNB Bank ASA
Specialist Advisor Business Process Management, DNB Bank ASA
He has 25 years of experience making financial institutions process oriented. Last 5 years have in particular been focused on establishing a stronger culture for process leadership across the entire organization. This work has been delivering a complete model for development and implementation of process leadership in DNB resulting in increased process maturity and focus on Continuous Process Improvement. Process leadership has also been a stepping stone to get a better understanding of the overall importance of an explicit Enterprise Architecture as a tool for deciding larger initiatives and projects, supporting the strategy and moving the organization forward.
Ulf holds a diploma in Computer Science and an MBA from University of Colorado, Boulder. He is also an experienced process manager, Certified Business Process Specialist and LEAN Black belt.
Data Quality: So Much More Than You Think
|12:30 - 14:00||
Lunch, Exhibits & Perspective Sessions
|13:00 - 13:25||
Perspective Session: Implementing our EA Tool – How Being Quick and Connected is Paying Off
Kevin Jackson-Barnes, Business Architect, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Business Architect, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Kevin Jackson-Barnes is a Business Architect at Aberdeen Standard Investments. He is the former Head of Business Analysis for HSBC Private Bank and has been involved in leading teams of analysts at a number of Financial Services Organisations. Kevin is now the internal Product Owner of UPMx & Designer and is responsible for the implementation and adoption of the system across the enterprise. Mr Jackson-Barnes is a Chartered Banker and has worked in Financial Services for over 20 years.
RPO – Risks, Processes & Opportunities: Process-based Risk Management in Theory and Practice
Katharina Hecht, Pre-Sales Team Lead, iGrafx GmbH
Pre-Sales Team Lead
As a Pre-Sales Team Lead for the EMEA region, Katharina helps customers grow their business by leading implementation projects and teaching users how to best apply the iGrafx toolset, along with improving their process modeling skills. In addition, she is responsible for conducting Pre-Sales activities. Her process management experience is based on project work in the automotive and manufacturing industry at worldwide-leading companies, as well as on theoretical input in the field of Industrial Engineering.
|13:30 - 13:55||
|14:00 - 14:50||
Enterprise Architecture Keynote: Architecture in an Age of Agile
Gerben Wierda, Team Coordinator Architecture & Design, APG
Team Coordinator Architecture & Design, APG
Gerben Wierda is author of the highly rated books Chess and the Art of Enterprise Architecture (on enterprise architecture and its governance) and Mastering ArchiMate (on modelling enterprises using the ArchiMate® language), as well as several blogs (e.g. EAPJ, InfoWorld). His writings are based on his experience in the trenches.
His current day job is Team Coordinator Architecture & Design at APG. Before, he (amongst other activities) was Lead Architect at APG Asset Management (which manages roughly 480 billion euro (2018) in pension assets), Lead Architect at the Judiciary (all the courts) of The Netherlands, Head of the Digital Technology Department of the Netherlands Forensic Institute, scientific staff member of the Dutch Advisory Council for Science & Technology Policy and before that held various positions in IT.
He holds an M.Sc. in physics (University of Groningen) and an MBA (RSM/Erasmus Rotterdam).
He lives in The Netherlands.
BPM Keynote: A Business Process Management Journey
Adam Klasa, CEO, Farm Frites Poland
|14:55 - 15:45||
How an IT Application Landscape Enables Important Business Outcomes at Copenhagen Airports
Jacob Behrend, IT Strategy Manager, Copenhagen Airports
IT Strategy Manager, Copenhagen Airports
Jacob Behrend is IT-Strategy Manager at Copenhagen Airports (CPH), where he chairs the IT Architecture committee. For the last two years, his prime task has been to develop and implement a new IT strategy. As part of the strategy task Jacob has worked hard to establish an Enterprise Architecture framework and supporting organization. He is a firm believer in the principle “you do not think your way into new ways of acting – you act your way into new ways of thinking”, a principle he has used to gain momentum in the Enterprise Architecture work. By pushing through the development of an overview of the IT Application landscape, he and the architecture team has succeeded in demonstrating the value in at least one of the dimensions of Enterprise Architecture. Jacob holds a Master of Science in Economics from University of Copenhagen, a Master of Leadership and Innovation from Aarhus University and a Master of IT-management from the IT-University of Copenhagen.
Uffe Donslund, Partner, Strand & Donslund
Partner, Strand & Donslund
Uffe Donslund was lead architect in the City Map project at Copenhagen Airports. He is a partner at Strand & Donslund, a Danish consulting company. Uffe has worked in the industry for more than 20 years, and his areas of expertise include Enterprise Architecture, Business Analysis, Information Architecture and Decision Modeling. He contributes to customer projects by leading architecture efforts, facilitating workshops and advising management. He is also teaching and giving conference presentations on these topics. Uffe holds an MSc in Computer Science and Cognitive Science from University of Copenhagen.
Avoiding Unintended Consequences of Change
Business Architecture Panel: Business Architecture and the A3 Organization: Automation, Analytics & AI
Tom Einar Nyberg, Head of Digital Operations, KPMG Digital Norway
Michael Noonan, Director of Business Architecture, Capita Transformation
Director of Business Architecture, Capita Transformation
Michael Noonan is a Director of Business Architecture at Capita Transformation and formerly Head of Business Architecture at Visa Europe. Michael has extensive knowledge of implementing, practicing and selling Business Architecture within and outside organisations. Michael has led major programmes of change in both business as usual change programmes and major system implementations. These include implementing a new change approach in Visa Europe to transforming recruitment in the British Armed Forces. Michael was invited to speak at US biggest Operational Excellence conference held in Florida in Jan 2017, where he spoke about building and developing robust Business Architecture.
Decoding your RPA Journey
Melanie Byrne, Senior Manager - Head of Business Analysis Ireland, SQS
Senior Manager - Head of Business Analysis Ireland
Melanie Byrne is Head of Business Analysis in SQS Ireland where she brings a focus on the importance of business analysis and BPM to the strategy and operation of an organisation as well as to the full end to end lifecycle quality of technical projects. With over 20 years’ experience in business analysis and the consultancy industry, she has gained a wealth of experience in a number of business sectors resulting in her presenting at the 2016 and 2017 IRM Business Analysis Conference Europe. She is passionate about bringing a consistent understanding and practice to the Business Analysis arena and empowering BAs within their careers.
The T-Shaped Professional: Achieving Process and Architecture Goals by Other Means
|15:45 - 16:15||
Networking Break & Exhibits
|16:15 - 17:15||
Business Transformation through Practical Enterprise Architecture
Anil Kalbag, Distinguished Engineer IT, Cisco Systems
Distinguished Engineer IT, Cisco Systems
Anil Kalbag is a Distinguished Engineer in the Global Architecture and Technology Services group at Cisco Systems. He has over twenty years of experience in the IT industry covering business applications, service oriented architecture, middleware and integration solutions. Since joining Cisco over a decade ago, Anil has been leading the Enterprise Architecture practice, which won the 2014 iCMG Excellence Award for Enterprise Architecture, presented by John Zachman. He is currently Chief Architect for the Connected Selling Experience portfolio and works closely with business and IT leader to enable the next generation digital experience for Cisco’s customers, sellers and channel partners. Anil has a masters degree in Computer Science from George Mason University and outside of work, he enjoys volunteering, music, cooking and eating out with his family.
Digital Government of the Future
Regine Deleu, All of Government Enterprise Architect, Department of Internal Affairs New Zealand
All of Government Enterprise Architect, Department of Internal Affairs New Zealand
Regine is a successful strategic transformation leader who aligns strategies, lay out business & technology -baseline & target architecture- perform gap analysis, reorient technology to fit business goals & processes. She has 30 years working experience. Regine is specialised in business innovation, data science, and business process optimisation. She is a committee member of the ISO/TC 46/SC 11 group, gold member of the Open Group, and member of the IEEE Big Data Community. Regine also joined the Open Parallel work for Square Kilometer Array project as a data scientist on a volunteer basis.
Leveraging Business Architecture for Innovation & Success: A Business Analysis and Business Owner Perspective
Dr Debra Paul, Managing Director, AssistKD
Dr Debra Paul
Managing Director, AssistKD
Dr Debra Paul is the Managing Director of Assist Knowledge Development, a professional development and consultancy company specialising in business analysis, business change and solution development. Debra has extensive experience in business analysis and the development of business analysis teams. Debra jointly edited and wrote the best-selling publication, Business Analysis and is also the co-author of Agile and Business Analysis, Business Analysis Techniques and The Human Touch. Debra is a regular speaker at business seminars and industry events. She was a keynote presenter at the BA Conference Europe in 2013 delivering a presentation on the future of business analysis, entitled ‘Business Analysis: The Third Wave’. Debra helped to establish the IIBA UK chapter and is a founder member of the BA Manager Forum, a networking organisation for senior BAs and BA managers.
Jonathan Hunsley, Principal Consultant, AssistKD
Principal Consultant, AssistKD
Jonathan Hunsley is an experienced BA who has worked in many different sectors and organisations. He currently works for Assist Knowledge Development where he focuses on coaching, consultancy and formal training delivery in Business Analysis including: Agile, Business Architecture and Requirements Engineering. His experience includes roles across consultancy, business architecture, capability development and business analysis.
How to Handle a Massive Change: Guidance and Lessons Learned During a Process Improvement Project - Our Journey to the Excellence
Pinar Bakal, R&D Planning and Process Development Unit Manager, FNSS Defence Systems
R&D Planning and Process Development Unit Manager, FNSS Defence Systems
Pınar Bakal received her BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2003 from Middle East Technical University (METU), and she has been working in automotive and defence industries since then. She worked 4 years in the commercial bus manufacturing industry as a chassis designer, and then joined FNSS Defence Systems (FNSS) where she has been working for more than 10 years. FNSS, a joint venture of BAE Systems and Nurol Group, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of armoured combat vehicles and weapon systems for the Turkish and Allied Armed Forces. She started her career and progression at FNSS in structural design unit, after that she switched to the project management area and currently, she is leading the R&D planning and process development function. She obtained Project Management Professional certificate in 2012, Business Process Management Professional certificate in 2017 and Enterprise Configuration Management Certificate in 2017.
Zeynep Ozturk, Planning and Process Development Engineer, FNSS Defence Systems
Planning and Process Development Engineer
FNSS Defence Systems
Zeynep Öztürk received her BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2015 from Middle East Technical University (METU), and she has been working in defence industry since then. She started her carrier in FNSS Defence Systems (FNSS), a joint venture of BAE Systems and Nurol Group and a leading manufacturer and supplier of armoured combat vehicles and weapon systems for the Turkish and Allied Armed Forces. She worked 2 years as a structural designer and after that she switched to R&D planning and process development function. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Engineering Management at Middle East Technical University.
“No. What is the Customer Perspective?” A Business Process Focused Approach
Sophie Anne Jones, Business Analyst, University College London
Sophie Anne Jones
University College London
Sophie Jones is a Business Analyst at University College London having worked in various industries including telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, retail, social housing, mining and education. Sophie has achieved the BCS Business Analysis International Diploma and has worked as a Business Analyst since 2010.
|17:15 - 18:30||
Drinks Reception & Exhibits
Wednesday, 24 October 2018: Conference Day 2 & Exhibits
|09:00 – 10:00||
Plenary Keynote: The Obstacle is the Path
|10:05 - 10:55||
Architecting for a Digital Future in Financial Services
Tim Pryke, Lead Enterprise Architect, Yorkshire Building Society
Lead Enterprise Architect, Yorkshire Building Society
Tim Pryke is a Lead Enterprise Architect with 20 years experience in financial services. Working as part of the Strategy & Digital function at Yorkshire Building Society, he is currently focused on the Digital Strategy and translating this into a deliverable architecture roadmap.
Security by Design
Jane Chang, Executive Advisor, Centrica
Jane is the Lead Security and Industry Architect within the Enterprise Architecture team having the responsibility to develop the Security Reference Architecture. She has delivered a Security Architecture Framework within the Cloud Environment. Jane was trained as a Computer Scientist and chartered as a Chartered Engineer since 1994. She has over 25 years of experience in IT. She has in-depth knowledge of the energy industry and has been instrumental to the early shaping of the British Gas Smart Metering Architecture which contributed towards the Smart Metering roll-out in the UK.
Agile Business Architecture Enabling Agility of Business & Agility of IT
Alex Romanov, Business Architect/Consultant, Avrolabs
Alex Romanov, PhD, is a Canadian business architect, consultant, helping organizations to identify business transformation opportunities, visualize strategies, plan and design enabling solutions. He specializes in establishing & governance of efficient and agile business architecture practices, hands-on business re-design. With over 20+ years of experience in North America and Europe, Alex has successfully delivered 30+ major projects in public and private sectors: designed concepts and convinced business leaders on them, managed architectural teams, lead iterative development of complex enterprise models, optimized project scopes, defended architectures in Architectural Review Boards, and supervised consequent IT implementations. His subject areas included environmental compliance, transportation, government services, energy efficiency, retail, insurance, finance, pension plans. His clientele included different ministries of the Government of Ontario, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), European Commission, Dansk Teknologisk, Danfoss, Worldinsure, SwissRe, CGI, Sequoia RS, Manulife Financial, John Hancock, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), numerous smaller consulting firms working internationally.
Customer Oriented Process Management
Pieter Jongstra, Manager BPM and Lean, de Volksbank
Manager BPM and Lean, de Volksbank
Pieter is an experienced process management practioner. He has a background in civil engineering and business administration. He has worked as an enterprise architect and process management consultant. He is responsible for the BPM initiative within the Volksbank and speaker at several BPM seminars.
High Speed Organisations
Peter Matthijssen, Chief Technology Officer, BiZZdesign
Chief Technology Officer, BiZZdesign
Peter has 15+ years of experience in supporting organisations in Business Transformations. As a consultant, trainer, presenter, author and leader, Peter supported and inspired numerous organisations and people around the world to work smarter and cope with the change challenges they face. Currently Peter is responsible for driving innovation in BiZZdesign, in the role of Chief Technology Officer. Peter is the author of numerous books and publications on BPM, Lean management, Architecture and Business Transformations, for example ‘Thinking in processes’ , ‘Working with Lean’  and ‘The Adaptive Enterprise’ . He speaks on a regular basis at international conferences on business design and change.
|10:55 - 11:25||
Networking Break & Exhibits
|11:25 - 12:15||
Architecture in 2018: Speed, Scale, Scope, Change, Autonomy
Michael Rosen, Chief Scientist, Wilton Consulting Group
Chief Scientist, Wilton Consulting Group
Mike Rosen is Chief Scientist at Wilton Consulting Group providing advice to CIOs, IT Leaders, and Architects on the creating the new Digital Business Platform, using architecture as a tool for digital transformation and improved decision making. He is also a Founding Member and VP of the Business Architecture Guild. Mr. Rosen has more than 35 years of technical leadership experience architecting, designing, and developing solutions, applications, and products, He was previously CTO at startup AZORA Technologies and chief architect, product architect, technical leader, and developer for commercial middleware products from IONA, BEA and Digital. Mr. Rosen is a well-known international speaker and author of 3 books and hundreds of articles.
How Can Enterprise Architecture Easily Save The World?
Roger Evernden, Enterprise Architect - Consultant and Mentor, evernden.net
Enterprise Architect - Consultant and Mentor
Roger Evernden has been at the leading edge of Enterprise Architecture since 1984. He is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium, and also works independently as an EA consultant, mentor, coach and trainer. He is a popular EA speaker, and recently gave his first TEDx talk. He works with organizations around the world to help them achieve credible and authentic transformation through EA. He is author of “Enterprise Architecture – the eight fundamental factors” and manages a popular YouTube channel covering EA topics.
Business Architecture Influenced Investment Planning
Harminder Duhra, Senior Enterprise Business Architect, Nationwide
Senior Enterprise Business Architect, Nationwide
Harminder Duhra is a Senior Enterprise Business Architect at Nationwide. He is the creator of EA-DPE Business Architecture and Design Framework; which brings together strategy, design, investment planning and architecture to enhance value propositions and services in line with maturing Change and Business Architecture practice at organisations.
Innovative Process Management in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Naif Sheshah, Business Process Director, Communication and Information Technology Commission (CITC)
Business Process Director, Communication and Information Technology Commission (CITC)
Naif Sheshah is the Director, Business Process at the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), in the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Communications and IT. His team is implementing process-based management throughout CITC. Rapid change is happening in both the CIT sector and the Government of Saudi Arabia and Naif and his team are at the forefront of that transformation. Naif has worked extensively in process management and improvement in the public and private sectors in Saudi Arabia. He has Bachelor of Information Technology and Master of Business Process Management degrees from the Queensland University of Technology. He is an Advisory Board Member at the National Academy of Communications and Information Technology, and an Ambassador in the National Centre for Performance Measurement.
Delivering Customer Value: Finding the Real Needs of your Customers Beyond Wish Lists
Jon Jenkins, Manager IT Business Process Automation, Kautex Textron GMBH & CO KG
Manager IT Business Process Automation, Kautex Textron GMBH & CO KG
Jon Jenkins is an adaptable technical IT Manager focused on the requirements of availability, reliability and quality of support and customer service required to meet business objectives. Experienced in day to day technical operations, service delivery and improvement, project management, budgeting and cost reduction, strategy & process implementation, leading and building teams and incident and crisis management in a global multicultural matrix ITIL environment.
Ben Alexander, VP Product, PMG.net
VP Product, PMG.net
With more than 15 years of experience in supporting PMG customers, Ben Alexander leads the product team at PMG. Working directly with customers to understand their needs and challenges, he sets the vision for the roadmap, and ensures the execution to deliver a superior product to customers.
|12:15 - 13:45||
Lunch, Exhibits & Perspective Sessions
|12:45 - 13:10||
|13:15 - 13:40||
|13:45 - 14:35||
Enterprise Architectue Keynote: Back to Art School: Design is the Future of Enterprise Architecture
Milan Guenther, Partner, Enterprise Design Associates
Enterprise Design Associates
Milan is a partner at Enterprise Design Associates, where he works with organizations of all shapes and sizes on innovation and transformation. He authored Intersection, a book introducing the Enterprise Design approach for systemic and holistic design in complex enterprises. Milan is one of the organizers behind the Intersection Conference series, and is currently busy growing a global network of practitioners on that topic. He worked extensively with Design Sprints to achieve significant impact with limited time and resources, and became a Google certified Design Sprint Master.
BPM Keynote: Self-Management and the Process Centric Organisation
|14:40 – 15:30||
An Introduction to the TOGAF Standard, Version 9.2
Mike Lambert, Fellow of The Open Group
Fellow of The Open Group
Mike was one of the pioneers of TOGAF. As Chief Technical Officer for The Open Group, he was the Technical Editor for the IEEE 1003.0 architecture standard in the late 1980s and responsible for the development of TOGAF within The Open Group until the publication of the TOGAF standard version 8. On leaving The Open Group in April 2003, Mike was appointed as the first Fellow of The Open Group, in recognition of his extensive contribution to the development of Open Systems and Architecture. Between 2005 and 2014, Mike was Chief Technical Officer and Principal Instructor for Architecting-the-Enterprise Ltd., with specific responsibility for the development, delivery and quality of the Architecting-the-Enterprise TOGAF training business. Mike has been the Chair of The OPen GRoup Architecture Forum since the start of 2016 and has taken a leading role in the evolution of the TOGAF Standard and ecosystem and the delivery of version 9.2.
Air Traffic Management Architecture – Bringing Clarity from Complexity
Katie Duffy, Enterprise Architect, NATS
Enterprise Architect, NATS
Katie Duffy works as an Enterprise Architect at NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services. Each year NATS handle 2.4 million flights and 250 million passengers in UK airspace. In addition to providing services to 14 UK airports, and managing all UK upper airspace, they provide ATM services around the world. All of this whilst advancing aviation through the introduction of innovative air traffic solutions. Katie joined NATS in June 2007 on an industrial placement and since then she has worked in a variety of systems engineering roles in a selection of projects before commencing her current role in January 2016.
Bridging Business Strategy to Execution
Bao Do, Enterprise Business Architect, Wells Fargo
Enterprise Business Architect, Wells Fargo
Bao Do has worked in IT for 20+ years with the past 10 focused on strategic planning and design. He has been at WF for 12 years and currently works within Enterprise Transformation Services doing business architecture.
Panel Discussion: What's next for BPM? Insights from the Front Lines
Complexity vs. Complicated: Make Complexity your Friend
Jürgen Pitschke, Managing Director, BCS
Managing Director, BCS
Juergen Pitschke is Founder and Managing Director of BCS. He is also partner in the Process Renewal Group network. Juergen has more than 25 years experience in enterprise modeling and the realization of Business and IT Architectures in different industries. He is recognized for his deep knowledge and the systematic use of visual standard notations and different frameworks for the design of an Enterprise Architecture. His knowledge is often sought in the field of Business Process Management and Decision Management. His focus is model-based approaches for enterprise design and their practical use. Clients value his abilities to explain concepts, to help teams to adopt and successfully apply such methods and to guide projects successfully. He is the author of the book “Unternehmensmodellierung für die Praxis”. He translated the Business Process Manifesto, the Decision Management Manifesto, and the RuleSpeak® – approach into German. His customers include companies like Kuehne+Nagel (AG & Co.) KG, Boehler Edelstahl, or organizations like the Federal Office of Police in Switzerland.
|15:30 - 16:00||
Networking Break & Exhibits
|16:00 - 16:50||
From Project Funnels to Product Lifecycles : a Capability-based View of the Organisation in Practice
Joanna Goodrick, Head of Business Architecture and Strategic Alignment, Cambridge Assessment
Head of Business Architecture and Strategic Alignment, Cambridge Assessment
Joanna Goodrick is Head of Business Architecture and Strategic Alignment at Cambridge Assessment and has worked in various technology-focused roles in medium and large sized public and private sector organisations for over 20 years. As well as her most recent role overseeing the entire IT project pipeline, shaping and analysis processes and leading business architecture for Cambridge Assessment, she has past experience in setting up and leading business relationship management, business analysis and project portfolio management teams, and leading the pipeline management for IT investments across the European region for an international pharmaceutical company. Joanna has always fostered an enduring healthy scepticism about our sometimes unthinking belief in the power of IT, which she enjoys using to help keep her organisation’s eyes wide open about the technology decisions it makes and to try to encourage the perception of technology as one enabling ingredient among others to support success.
Mega-banks Architecture as a Network
Andra Sonea, Consultant and Architect
Consultant and Architect
Andra splits her time between consulting internationally for large financial institutions and reasearch at the University of Warwick. Her research interest is in the modularisation of the financial services architecture and the development of new large-scale systems as complex adaptive systems.
Andra built her career in consulting mostly with IBM and SAP and she has worked internationally implementing complex financial systems for large corporations and banks. For the past seven years she has been involved in the Fintech market in London, setting up a Business Innovation Lab in IBM, working as a Lead Solution Architect for the Innovation Lab of Lloyds Bank.
She is an Anthemis fellow and a mentor for Startupbootcamp in London. She holds an MBA from London Business School.
Session & Speaker TBC
Session & Speaker TBC
Developing Processes which Create Customer Value - an Industry-wide Perspective
Kevin Wiltshire, Senior Consultant, Renault-Nissan Consulting
Senior Consultant, Renault-Nissan Consulting
Kevin is a Senior Consultant for Renault-Nissan Consulting – a leading process improvement consultancy. A Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and experienced practitioner, Kevin is certified by the British Quality Foundation in the practical application of proven process & business improvement tools and techniques. He works with organisations ranging from the nuclear industry through to cosmetics, beverages and elite sport in their quest to create and maintain customer value. Prior to joining Renault-Nissan Consulting, Kevin held a senior position within a New York -based multinational communications consultancy, working with clients such as NASA, GE, Proctor & Gamble, Hewlett Packard and Bayer amongst many others. Kevin joined Renault-Nissan Consulting in 2004.
Thursday, 25 October 2018: Post Conference Workshops
|09:00 – 16:45||
Achieving Business Agility and the Business Agility Manifesto
Architecting the Digital Business Platform
Running Enterprise Design Sprints Using A Milky Way Map
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