Wednesday 12 June, Conference Day 1 & Exhibits

08:00-09:00   REGISTRATION
09:00-09:30   Conference Welcome
Chris Potts, Dominic Barrrow
Roger Burlton, BPTrends Associates
09:30-10:30 PLENARY
KEYNOTE
Big Data and Analytics - Technology or Business Architecture?
Rick van der Lans, R20/Consultancy
10:30-11:00   Networking Break & Exhibits
11:00-11:50 BPM for an
Agile Enterprise
Process Management for Business Agility
Kate De Groot, Head of Business Planning, Operations and Quality, GeoPlace  
BP Analysis,
Design and Change
Best Practices for Modelling Business Processes with Business Rules & Decisions: Making Real-World Successes Happen
Ron Ross, Business Rule Solutions
Business
Architecture
Business Architecture & Enterprise Architecture: a Match Made in Heaven!
Amitabh Apte, Chief Technology Officer, Fujitsu
Hands on EA Escaping the Ivory Tower – Using TOGAF to Bring Architecture into the Real World
Caroline Barnsdall-Thompson, Enterprise Business Architect, British Airways
Innovations in EA A Cookbook for Smart Enterprise Architecture Practices
Rik Farenhorst, Manager Business Line Architecture & Strategy, inspearit B.V.    
11:55-12:45 BPM for an
Agile Enterprise
Success Factors in Defining and Supporting End to End Business Processes in a Multi Country/Cultural Environment
Jochen Reinartz, Manager Business Process Centre, Atradius
BP Analysis,
Design and Change
Automated Business Process Discovery at Ruukki Construction - from Theory to Practice
Kristian Witting, Director, IT and Business Process Development, Ruukki Construction
Teemu Lehto, VP of Business Development, QPR Software
Business
Architecture
Enterprise Resilience
Michael McDermott, MDM Consulting
Hands on EA From Application Convergence to Capability Planning
Adrian Apthorp, Global Business Architect, DHL Express
Innovations in EA Solving General Management Problems (Enterprise Architecture Re-Framed)
John Zachman, President, Zachman International
12:45-14:15   Lunch & Exhibits
13:30-14:10 Perspective
Session

OpenText Perspective Session: How Willing are You to Change the Way You Work?
Mark McGregor, Product Marketing Director, OpenText
Perspective
Session
Essent: Delivering a secure "front door" for all traffic in & out of our Organisation with Vordel
Brett Robinson, N EMEA Sales Director, Vordel (now part of Axway)

14:15-15:15

BPM KEYNOTE The State of Business Process Management
Paul Harmon, Executive Editor, BPTrends 
EA KEYNOTE High-Impact Enterprise Architects
Chris Potts, Corporate Strategist, Dominic Barrow
15:20-16:10

BPM for an
Agile Enterprise
Next-Generation BPM - How to create intelligent Business Processes thanks to Big Data
Kai Wähner, Principal Consultant, Talend
BP Analysis,
Design and Change
Practical Guide to Automating Corporate Business Processes using BPM
Ross Offer, Technical Lead, Atkins
Business
Architecture
Strategy, Architecture, Processes: Transformation Lessons Learned
Phil Short, IT Director, Mars Canada Inc 
Hands on EA Architecting Simplicity (Bringing Order out of Chaos - is It Actually Possible?)
Mike Blackmore, Enterprise Architecture Director, Oracle
Innovations in EA Using Capability Models with Viable System Model (VSM) for Enterprise Modelling
Patrick Hoverstadt, Partner, Fractal
Lucy Loh, Principal Consultant, Fractal
16:10-16:40   Networking Break & Exhibits
16:40-17:30 BPM for an
Agile Enterprise
Key Components to Deliver a Workflow Solution from Start to Finish
Nathan Clarke, IT Business Analyst, PD Ports
BP Analysis,
Design and Change
Beyond BPM: Becoming a Trusted Internal Advisor for Your Organisation
Emma Langman, Progression Partnership
Louise Ebrey, Bridgewater Latitude / Great Insiders
Business
Architecture
Capabilities: Something Borrowed or Something New? Panel Discussion
Moderator: Roger Burlton, Co-Founder, BPTrends Associates
Panellists:
Jeff Scott, VP Business & Technology Strategy, Accelare
Adrian Apthorp, Global Business Architect, DHL Express
Chris Potts, Corporate Strategist, Dominic Barrrow
Patrick Hoverstadt, Partner, Fractal
Hands on EA EA Journey in a Global Organization
Kathy Long, BPM Lead Onshore Americas, Shell Exploration & Production
Innovations in EA How Increasingly Complex External and Internal Data Drivers are Challenging Existing Enterprise Architecture
Bharat Patel, Senior Solution Architect, EDF Energy
David Twaddell, Enterprise Architect, Inpreci
17:30-18:45   Drinks Reception & Exhibits
 

Wednesday
12 June
09:00-09:30

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Conference Welcome
Chris Potts, Dominic Barrrow
Roger Burlton, BPTrends Associates
Roger and Chris will welcome everyone to the co-located conferences, highlight the overall themes of the programme, and run through everything you need to know to make the very most of the event.

Featured Speakers:

Chris Potts Chris Potts
Dominic Barrrow

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  Roger Burlton Roger Burlton
BPTrends Associates

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Wednesday
12 June
09:30-10:30

PLENARY KEYNOTE: Big Data and Analytics - Technology or Business Architecture?
Rick van der Lans, R20/Consultancy

Big data is without any doubt one of the hottest trends in the IT industry. Big data is all about analytics. Big data systems create new opportunities for organisations to optimize their business processes, to increase customer loyalty, to reduce costs, and so on. But how? This keynote explains the business advantages of big data. Deploying big data technology has an impact on current architectures. Some of the issues addressed are:
  • How do we embed these systems in current architectures?
  • How do we integrate big data in existing architectures?
  • What is the relationship with BPM?
  • How does big data analytics influence business processes?
Featured Speaker:
Rick van der Lans Rick van der Lans
R20/Consultancy

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 11:00 - 11:50 CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Wednesday
12 June
11:00-11:50

BPM for an
Agile Enterprise

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Process Management for Business Agility
Kate De Groot, Head of Business Planning, Operations and Quality, GeoPlace  

This session describes the successful application of Business Process Management for managing and maintaining business agility in an evolving high technology information management business. Processes have been developed and managed to give benefit to the business whilst maintaining the business ethos of creativity and adaptability.  An experimental approach to solving real world business needs has evolved into an innovative, highly effective and structured BPM now in place for six years. The system is embedded in a Quality Management System (QMS) meeting ISO 9001. The implementation, practicalities, measurement and effectiveness of the system are reviewed along with lessons learnt and plans for the next stage of the work.
  • Successful BPM doesn’t impede creativity in a small company but allows it to flourish ‘as appropriate for the business area’
  • BPM is a valuable tool for business agility
  • Gaining staff buy-in BPM provides clarity and overview, with rigour and accountability across the company

The presentation will focus on the following areas: introduction and why we implemented BPM, our goals and approach, implementation, practicalities, effectiveness and measurement, lessons learnt and next steps and conclusions.

Featured Speaker:
Kate De Groot Kate De Groot
Head of Business Planning, Operations and Quality
GeoPlace  

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Wednesday
12 June
11:00-11:50

BP Analysis,
Design and Change

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Best Practices for Modelling Business Processes with Business Rules & Decisions: Making Real-World Successes Happen
Ron Ross, Business Rule Solutions

Business rules and decisions can be treated as highly complementary concerns to business process models, each providing for huge improvement of the other. Separating the capture of business rules and analysis of decisions simplifies the business process model dramatically. It also provides new points of leverage and remarkable benefits in achieving agility, consistency and re-usability.

This pragmatic session explains how to identify decisions and separate business rules from business process models. It walks through pattern questions with examples to show you how to harvest business rules from the process models. It also presents what you need to know about structured analysis of operational business decisions.  Making business processes smarter and highly customized is much simpler than it seems. It simply requires smarter modelling techniques. This presentation reveals best-of-breed techniques based on far-ranging practical experience and pragmatic innovation.

  • Using business rules and decisions to dramatically simplify business process models
  • The hands-on ‘how to’ every practitioner should know
  • Business process models for a fast-paced, knowledge-centric, globally connected world
  • Modelling business processes smarter
  • Real-world experience
Featured Speaker:
Ron Ross Ron Ross
Business Rule Solutions

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Wednesday
12 June
11:00-11:50

Business
Architecture

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Business Architecture & Enterprise Architecture: a Match Made in Heaven!
Amitabh Apte, Chief Technology Officer, Fujitsu

Often Business Process Management and associated discipline such as Business Architecture is seen or managed in isolation of the overarching Enterprise Architecture construct. However the Business Architecture and Enterprise Architecture complement each other very well to get the best value from each other.

In this session Amitabh will argue that Business Architecture is one of the key enablers of the Enterprise Architecture and makes it real.   While the Enterprise Architecture offers much needed context for the Business Architecture.

Amitabh will drive this point home by presenting some illustrations and examples from Airline and Retail industries to explain this linkage, seamlessly connecting theory with real-life case studies.

Featured Speaker:
Amitabh Apte Amitabh Apte
Chief Technology Officer
Fujitsu

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Wednesday
12 June
11:00-11:50

Hands on EA

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Escaping the Ivory Tower – Using TOGAF to Bring Architecture into the Real World
Caroline Barnsdall-Thompson, Enterprise Business Architect, British Airways

British Airways has had an Architecture Practice for over 15 years however it’s been a roller-coaster ride of ups and downs.  Amid successful architecture achievements have also come accusations of ‘Ivory Tower thinking’, with the results of many Architecture endeavours being left on the shelf gathering dust.  Using TOGAF as an underpinning framework has enabled EA to raise its game and gain credibility as a team ‘that deliver’.

This presentation will take you through the journey from the Ivory Tower back to the real world and enable you to learn:

  • How BA made TOGAF work for them - the benefits and the pit falls.
  • The power of the ‘Architecture Project’ – how to make your delivery colleagues happy!
  • How BA brought together a virtual team of Architects to work together more effectively.
Featured Speaker:
Caroline Barnsdall-Thompson Caroline Barnsdall-Thompson
Enterprise Business Architect
British Airways

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Wednesday
12 June
11:00-11:50

Innovations in EA

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A Cookbook for Smart Enterprise Architecture Practices
Rik Farenhorst, Manager Business Line Architecture & Strategy, inspearit B.V.    

Despite the maturation of the discipline, in many organizations Enterprise Architecture is not applied very effectively, mostly because using structured methods and frameworks is preferred over communicating business value and smart planning of IT investments. The various EA frameworks (e.g., TOGAF) that have been proposed over the past years definitely have their merit, but they also seem to seduce architects to focus on blueprints, elaborate process definitions and ivory towers. Architects simply need to work smarter to be of added value. Based on experience in numerous EA projects and EA trainings delivered in the Netherlands, in this presentation a cookbook for smart EA practices is proposed. The cookbook, which is inspired by success stories from the trenches, adopts and adapts elements from contemporary EA frameworks and other methods,  (e.g., stakeholder management, architecture visualizations, business model canvas), and as such provides a step-by-step guide for building or professionalizing an EA function.
Featured Speaker::
Rik Farenhorst Rik Farenhorst
Manager Business Line Architecture & Strategy
inspearit B.V.  

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 11:55 - 12:45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Wednesday
12 June
11:55-12:45

BPM for an
Agile Enterprise

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Success Factors in Defining and Supporting End to End Business Processes in a Multi Country/Cultural Environment
Jochen Reinartz, Manager Business Process Centre, Atradius

Enterprises/business units operating in a multi country/cultural environment often face the issue of increased IT costs, decreased productivity and crippled growth opportunities because business processes are supported by disparate IT platforms that are developed considering local market and regulatory needs. In today’s global economy, it makes no business sense to manage disparate systems that lack agility to roll out business into new markets.  In order to succeed in this environment, it is essential to define and support end to end business processes along with local variations through a common IT platform.  In this real life case, we detail success factors towards:
  • Defining and analysing accurate as-is processes while dealing with cultural, language, organisation maturity and time constraints
  • Developing, aligning and signing off to-be End to End Business Processes along with local variations by using industry process frameworks and best practices such as SIPOC, value streams, process-maps, RACIs, etc.

Featured Speakes:
Jochen Reinartz Jochen Reinartz
Manager Business Process Centre
Atradius

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Wednesday
12 June
11:55-12:45

BP Analysis,
Design and Change

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Automated Business Process Discovery at Ruukki Construction - from Theory to Practice
Kristian Witting, Director, IT and Business Process Development, Ruukki Construction
Teemu Lehto, VP of Business Development, QPR Software

Discovering processes directly from business support systems has been a hot topic for a while. Is it something worthwhile or just a trend that will not fly in the end. Does it actually make a difference if one models processes via interviews as opposed to taking a data centric approach. The latter is gaining ground facilitated by the boom in data analytics and BIG Data.  Getting a view on core processes that is based on facts does make a difference. Companies can realize tangible benefits from optimizing processes if the actions are based on reality. In the presentation we will discuss:
  • What is automated business process discovery as part of operational development
  • What are the benefits from process analysis itself in addition to the benefits of the automated approach
  • Learn from Ruukki how they applied automated business process analysis to get the real picture of their processes in Poland and Russia and what actions they we able to make, based on the findings
  • The benefits and their experience of the process improvement work, and adoption of the method in the long run
Featured Speakers:
Kristian Witting Kristian Witting
Director, IT and Business Process Development
Ruukki Construction

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  Teemu Lehto Teemu Lehto
VP of Business Development
QPR Software

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Wednesday
12 June
11:55-12:45

Business
Architecture

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Enterprise Resilience
Michael McDermott, MDM Consulting 

You're using an Enterprise Framework.  IT Systems realize Enterprise Architectures (including a Business Architecture) which enable the use of Information, Analytics, Business Processes, Rules and Decisioning, all designed to support and align business execution.  You've even got roadmaps and strategies.  All is well, right?  Of course...IF your business is Resilient. 

Here we discuss Organizational Resilience it's meaning, implications and requirements. We introduce the Resilience Maturity Model as well as some of the tools necessary to understand, audit, and improve your Organizational Resilience.

  • What it means to be Resilient
  • The Business Case for Organizational Resilience
  • The Resilience Maturity Model
  • Tools for improving Organizational Resilience
Featured Speaker:
Michael McDermott Michael McDermott
MDM Consulting 

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Wednesday
12 June
11:55-12:45

Hands on EA

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From Application Convergence to Capability Planning
Adrian Apthorp, Global Business Architect, DHL Express

Having inherited a legacy landscape of 1500 applications across Europe, DHL Express Europe embarked on a programme to simplify and standardise its landscape. In recognition that many applications represented capabilities not supported by the central portfolio, a portfolio analysis and planning approach was established. The approach is now being extended to handle new or changing capabilities supporting the realisation of a service oriented architecture.  This programme was driven by the portfolio management and enterprise architecture teams, and demonstrates the synergy and value of these two functions in enabling change.   In this presentation we will discuss:
  • Critical success factors for driving application rationalization in a large multi-national organization
  • Establishing application landscape transparency across the European region; 50+ countries
  • Developing portfolio management practices to drive system rationalisation
  • Introducing capability analysis, planning and governance to close gaps in the target portfolio
  • Moving from an IT Architecture focus to Business Architecture
Featured Speaker:
Adrian Apthorp Adrian Apthorp
Global Business Architect
DHL Express

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Wednesday
12 June
11:55-12:45

Innovations in EA

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Solving General Management Problems (Enterprise Architecture Re-Framed)
John Zachman, President, Zachman International

In the last year or so, what I have learned about Enterprise Architecture has changed my perception of my whole role in life:  My whole role in life now is to change the perception of Enterprise Archtecture TO be one of solving General Management problems FROM one of being an IT exercise of building models.  The “primitive,” single-variable models that constitute Enterprise Architecture will be built, but solving General Management problems first will buy a lot of time and a lot of IT credibility to build out Enterprise Architecture “primitives” iteratively and incrementally.  The models are simple although they require engineering expertise for creation.  The methodology is simple although it requires practice for execution.  People always ask me, “how do you cost-justify Enterprise Architecture”?  Technically, the answer is, “you can’t cost-justify Enterprise Architecture because it is an asset, not an expense”.  It doesn’t  save you money or make you money in the current accounting period (like expenses).  BUT … you can solve General Management problems in the current accounting period and buy the time and opportunity for creating the Enterprise Architecture assets.
Featured Speaker::
John Zachman John Zachman
President
Zachman International

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 13:30 - 14:10 Perspective Sessions

Wednesday
12 June
13:30-14:10

Perspective
Session

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OpenText Perspective Session:  How Willing are You to Change the Way You Work?
Mark McGregor, Product Marketing Director, OpenText
Process without technology or technology without people, is like strawberries without cream! To deliver innovative transformations that effectively produce lasting change requires a shift in thinking – and that change begins with us.  You can't solve problems using the same mindset that created them! In his presentation, Mark will pose crucial questions that we need to ask of ourselves if we want to ensure that we are part of the solution, and not just seen as part of the problem when it comes to BPM and Business Architecture. Thought provoking, challenging, controversial? Almost certainly, but as Mark says "It is the difference that makes the difference!"
Featured Speaker:
Mark McGregor Mark McGregor
Product Marketing Director
OpenText

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Wednesday
12 June
13:30-14:10

Perspective
Session

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Axway Perspective Session: Essent: Delivering a secure "front door" for all traffic in & out of our Organisation with Vordel
Brett Robinson, N EMEA Sales Director, Vordel (now part of Axway)
This Power Utility is the largest energy company and the leading producer of sustainable energy in the Netherlands.   Essent reported revenues in excess of 6 Billion Euro in 2012 and is part of a larger group of leading electricity and gas companies with operations across much of Central, Northern and Southern Europe.

Senior management identified two key objectives for the business; improve the firm's competitive positioning in the market and introduce greater agility into its operations by reducing the time to market for new services and onboard new customers.

Attend this session to see how Essent adopted a SOA approach and benefitted in a variety of ways from the deployment of the Vordel API Server including; improved ability to scale, strengthened access control to sensitive data, improved agility and enhanced governance over SOA architecture.

Featured Speaker:
Brett Robinson Brett Robinson
N EMEA Sales Director
Vordel (now part of Axway)

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 14:15 - 15:15 KEYNOTES

Wednesday
12 June
14:15-15:15

BPM KEYNOTE

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BPM KEYNOTE: The State of Business Process Management
Paul Harmon, Executive Editor, BPTrends      
Business Process Management is rapidly emerging as the synthesis that can pull together process improvement, Lean, Six Sigma, Quality Management, Business Process Reengineering, BPMS technology, Case Management, Decision Management, Process Analytics, Business Architecture, and several other approaches under a broad umbrella.  This won’t happen if each group proceeds to view the world from different perspectives and not holistically.  Nor will it happen if new approaches seek to branch off and create independent disciplines.  This talk will describe the BPM approach as it exists today,  consider some major trends, and describe some companies who have successfully used it to fundamentally transform how they do business.
  • The Business Process Management approach
  • New Trends and Directions
  • Bringing the Various Approaches Together
  • Companies that Have Benefited from BPM
  • Creating a BPM Profession
Featured Speaker:
Paul Harmon Paul Harmon
Executive Editor
BPTrends    

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Wednesday
12 June
14:15-15:15

EA KEYNOTE

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EA KEYNOTE: High-Impact Enterprise Architects
Chris Potts, Corporate Strategist, Dominic Barrow
What makes a high-impact Enterprise Architect?  Is it what they know about Enterprise Architecture itself, about how to design great enterprises, about how their enterprise works, or who to influence?  In this look at the architect rather than the architecture, and based on his mentoring work with people around the world, Chris will explore how some Enterprise Architects have more impact than others,  and how they achieve it.  How can all of us involved in Enterprise Architecture best grow our collective and individual impacts, by learning from each other's achievements?  
  • Why enterprises need architects
  • Your impact as an Enterprise Architect - how can you tell what it is?
  • Common characteristics of high-impact Enterprise Architects
  • How you can grow your impact (and what not to do)
  • Enterprise Architecture - challenging, learning and growing together
Featured Speaker:
Chris Potts Chris Potts
Corporate Strategist
Dominic Barrow

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 15:20 - 16:10 CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Wednesday
12 June
15:20-16:10

BPM for an
Agile Enterprise

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Next-Generation BPM - How to create intelligent Business Processes thanks
to Big Data

Kai Wähner, Principal Consultant, Talend 

BPM is established, tools are stable, many companies use it successfully. However, today's business processes are based on data from relational databases or web services. Humans make decisions due to this information. Companies also use business intelligence and other tools to analyze their data.  Though, business processes are executed without access to this important information because technical challenges occur when trying to integrate big masses of data from many different sources into the BPM engine. Additionally, bad data quality due to duplication, incompleteness and inconsistency prevents humans from making good decisions. That is status quo. Companies miss a huge opportunity here!

This session explains how to achieve intelligent business processes, which use big data to improve performance and outcomes. A live demo shows how big data can be integrated into business processes easily - just with open source tooling. In the end, the audience will understand why BPM needs big data to achieve intelligent business processes.

Featured Speaker:
Kai Wähner Kai Wähner
Principal Consultant
Talend 

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Wednesday
12 June
15:20-16:10

BP Analysis,
Design and Change

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Practical Guide to Automating Corporate Business Processes using BPM
Ross Offer, Technical Lead, Atkins

Ross Offer will describe in practical terms how Atkins has automated a series of corporate business processes using BPM workflow technology.  He will cover the solutions, technology choices and the future plans while describing the benefits already realised by the Atkins business.

Attendees will learn:

  • The importance of familiar, consistent user interface design
  • The benefits of successful integration of BPM technology into a corporate branded collaboration space
  • ERP integration – the choices, the challenges and the solution!
Featured Speaker:
Ross Offer Ross Offer
Technical Lead
Atkins

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Wednesday
12 June
15:20-16:10

Business
Architecture

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Strategy, Architecture, Processes: Transformation Lessons Learned 
Phil Short, IT Director, Mars Canada Inc

Most organizations face into the prospect of investment in major business transformation projects, such as an ERP implementation, with trepidation. There are three main stakeholders whose reputations and careers are on the line: The CEO who needs to be sure he is backing the right horse, the CFO to ensure that money invested brings the promised return and the CIO who has to deliver. BPM can be used effectively to manage such a transformation, however, each organization is in a different state of readiness for the change and has a different level of process maturity. Getting the organization on the right path is often the most challenging piece of work yet is critical for a successful project. I will share my insights from 15 years of practical experience and several successful major business transformations, explaining some of the challenges and solutions with getting alignment and stakeholder engagement in the BPM approach to business transformation. Key Takeaways are:
  • Understanding the practical challenges and ways to address them when starting a Business Transformation using BPM in a working business.
  • Suggestions on how to get started from the change readiness state of your organization.
  • BPM lessons learned both good and bad, from real experiences in a major business.
  • Understanding how Business Process Architecture can align an executive team behind a major Business Transformation Project
  • If managed effectively, a lasting legacy can be created during a major initiative which can continue to support business investment decisions and business transformations in the future.
Featured Speaker:
Phil Short Phil Short
IT Director
Mars Canada Inc
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Wednesday
12 June
15:20-16:10

Hands on EA

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Architecting Simplicity (Bringing Order out of Chaos - is It Actually Possible?)
Mike Blackmore, Enterprise Architecture Director, Oracle

During the course of an Enterprise Architecture Engagement a Chief Architect within one of the UK’s largest banks with an Oracle Enterprise Architect determined and proposed that there are actually just 10 simple rules to successfully enable any organisation's Enterprise Architecture strategy.

These proposed 10 rules help organisations address issues such as their historic IT legacy and associated technical debt, to control the transformation of their existing IT estate, and reduce both complexity and cost, without inhibiting organisational flexibility and responsiveness............., if so, why will most organisations still fail to do this?

  • Why implementing a successful Enterprise Architecture strategy is essential for the continued health of any commercial Organisation.
  • What are the key set of rules that every Organisation ought to adopt, and enforce, in order to ensure this success.
  • Why these apparently simple rules are so very difficult to successfully implement in practise - and thus why most Organisations today still fail to take control of their Information Technology assets.
Featured Speaker:
Mike Blackmore Mike Blackmore
Enterprise Architecture Director, Oracle

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Wednesday
12 June
15:20-16:10

Innovations in EA

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Using Capability Models with Viable System Model (VSM) for Enterprise Modelling
Patrick Hoverstadt, Partner, Fractal
Lucy Loh, Principal Consultant, Fractal
The EA community has ways of developing architectural models of the business, but often these are not understandable to the business. We will introduce an approach to modelling using Capability Models that has  proved accessible to business people and useful to EA for a wide variety of EA functions. We will also show how to underpin Capability Models with the systemic rigour of the Viable System Model.   We will talk through some applications of this approach in both EA and non EA contexts within a blue chip organisation.   We argue that this approach has several applications for EA:
  • To position EA as a valued capability with input to strategic business discussions
  • To provide a more rigorous and systemic model of the organisational architecture
  • To provide a “spinal model” – a reference model which can integrate other EA models - simplifying the EA landscape
Featured Speakers:
Patrick Hoverstadt Patrick Hoverstadt
Partner
Fractal

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  Lucy Loh Lucy Loh
Principal Consultant
Fractal

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 16:40 - 17:30 CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Wednesday
12 June
16:40-17:30

BPM for an
Agile Enterprise

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Key Components to Deliver a Workflow Solution from Start to Finish
Nathan Clarke, IT Business Analyst, PD Ports

This session will cover how to persuade the business to invest in a workflow capability, including the key components (team setup and technology) and how implementing workflow helped bring together the business and IT. This is based on a real life journey from PD Ports to enable successful BPM delivery.

This talk will cover the Key components for the award winning PD Ports workflow solution covering

  • data connectivity
  • form technology
  • no code designer
  • auditing and reporting

and how these workflow components will drive productivity and innovation in the future at PD Ports.

Featured Speaker:
Nathan Clarke Nathan Clarke
IT Business Analyst
PD Ports

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Wednesday
12 June
16:40-17:30

BP Analysis,
Design and Change

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Beyond BPM: Becoming a Trusted Internal Advisor for Your Organisation
Emma Langman, Progression Partnership
Louise Ebrey, Bridgewater Latitude / Great Insiders

Business Process Modelling is a key tool for leveraging organisational change. However, all too often, it is seen as ‘boring but necessary’. This is because those of us involved in BPM often fail to fully convey its wider impact. Dr Emma Langman and Louise Ebrey are the co-facilitators of the Great Insiders Tribe of internal consultants, and will be sharing the peer-generated-learning of more than 600 tribe members (many of whom are CIOs, Business Analysts and other BPM professionals from across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors). In this interactive and entertaining session you will:
  • Learn the 7 key reasons why BPM specialists aren’t yet seen as trusted advisors
  • Discover top tips from facilitators and fellow delegates to help move you forward on this journey
  • Leave with an action plan to help you have even more impact in your organisation
Featured Speakers:
Emma Langman Emma Langman
Progression Partnership

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  Louise Ebrey Louise Ebrey
Bridgewater Latitude / Great Insiders

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Wednesday
12 June
16:40-17:30

Business
Architecture

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Capabilities: Something Borrowed or Something New? Panel Discussion
Moderator:
Roger Burlton, Co-Founder, BPTrends Associates
Panellists:
Jeff Scott
, VP Business & Technology Strategy, Accelare
Adrian Apthorp, Global Business Architect, DHL Express
Chris Potts, Corporate Strategist, Dominic Barrrow
Patrick Hoverstadt, Partner, Fractal

The term ‘capability’ is being used a lot in the EA, Business Architecture and Business Process spaces today. But is this a new concept or is it a new name for what we have done all along? Clearly organizations must be able to perform as needed but we have always tried to invest wisely in our people and tools to become capable. The current trend is to develop lists of capabilities for reuse but many questions abound:
  • Can anyone truly define what a ‘capability’ is?
  • Is there alignment with desired business outcomes?
  • Where in the lifecycle of change do capabilities have a role?
  • How can they be defined and scoped?
  • Where are the boundaries with Business Processes, Information, Strategic Intent, Stakeholder Needs, Organizational roles, skills and culture, technology to name a few
Moderator:
Roger Burlton Roger Burlton
Co-Founder
BPTrends Associates

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Panellists:
Jeff Scott Jeff Scott
VP Business & Technology Strategy
Accelare

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  Adrian Apthorp Adrian Apthorp
Global Business Architect
DHL Express

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Chris Potts Chris Potts
Corporate Strategist
Dominic Barrrow

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  Patrick Hoverstadt Patrick Hoverstadt
Partner
Fractal

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Wednesday
12 June
16:40-17:30

Hands on EA

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EA Journey in a Global Organization
Kathy Long, BPM Lead Onshore Americas, Shell Exploration & Production
The America’s onshore business within Shell Oil has embarked on a multi-year journey to implement Enterprise Architecture. The journey has begun with seven core processes and over time will encompass all areas of the onshore business. The goal is to create a programme that can be implemented locally and replicated globally. This session presents a very high level overview of Shell’s approach, Shell’s successes so far, challenges Shell are facing and some of the key lessons learned in the first year of the journey. What you will learn:
  • Basic successes Shell have experienced and what contributed to those successes
  • The overall approach incorporating Local into Global
  • Lessons Learned and the path forward
Featured Speaker:
Kathy Long Kathy Long
BPM Lead Onshore Americas
Shell Exploration & Production

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Wednesday
12 June
16:40-17:30

Innovations in EA

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How Increasingly Complex External and Internal Data Drivers are Challenging Existing Enterprise Architecture
Bharat Patel, Senior Solution Architect, EDF Energy
David Twaddell, Enterprise Architect, Inpreci

Bharat and David take a deep-dive into the data architecture domain to explore how new external and internal drivers are challenging existing enterprise architectures, and how enterprise architectures can adapt to lead an organisation forward, rather than react and follow.

New and emerging technologies means than data volumes and complexities are exploding, bringing with it new requirements to exploit this for competitive advantage. Alongside this, industry regulation is putting a severe strain on the way an organisation manages and governs its data. End-users are taking matters into their own hands and are beginning to look for their own solutions, calling on the Technology department only when necessary. How does this affect existing enterprise architecture, and how does data management and governance need to change to accommodate new organisation and possibilities?

Bharat and David also consider data, information, and meaning, and how advanced planning and management can help organise the data domain to provide advanced capabilities to end-users. They look at how new and updated enterprise architecture patterns position the enterprise architect to lead rather than follow.

Finally, Bharat and David explore the types of tools that can help organise data/information/meaning to provide the capabilities our new data architecture requires

Featured Speakers:
Bharat Patel Bharat Patel
Senior Solution Architect
EDF Energy

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  David Twaddell David Twaddell
Enterprise Architect
Inpreci

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17:30 - 18:45 DRINKS RECEPTION & EXHIBITS