Building Business Capability Conference | Sponsors and Partners 2020

BBC 2020 Sponsors and Partners

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Paul Gillis
Chief Revenue Officer

Email: pgillis@risingmedia.com
Phone: +1 (508) 208-8264

To learn more about our sponsorship opportunities, please download our Sponsorship Kit.

Blog/Media Partner Opportunities

Puran Bashir
Marketing Manager

Email: marketing@risingmedia.com

Get on board as a blog or media partner, share the latest news, earn visibility and complimentary tickets.

  • Background

    Sponsor BBC and join the largest global gathering of business analysis, business architecture, business process, business rules, agile business analysis, business decisions, and business strategy & transformation  professionals dedicated to leading business excellence.

  • Our Mission

    Providing a neutral industry event for managers and practitioners featuring four synergistic conferences: business rules and decisioning, business process management (BPM), business analysis, and business architecture as well as related technologies and techniques.

  • Our Focus
    • Building more agile business solutions
    • Providing proven, state-of-the-art techniques and tools to practitioners
    • Creating smarter business processes
    • Enabling fast, manageable change in business policies and practices
    • Moving IT architectures toward business rules and business process technologies
    • Opening new vistas for compliance and governance
    • Introducing break-through innovations in business performance
  • Showcase Your Products

    We are pleased to provide you a selective, high-quality showcase for your company’s products and services. Our attendees include key managers and decision-makers from leading organizations around the world. The Building Business Capability Forums provide a unique showcase for any offering related to business rules, decisioning, business process management (BPM), business analysis, or business architecture including software tools, products, methodologies, implementation support, consulting, and training.

  • The Place To Be

    If your company offers products targeted to these areas and wants to be seen as a player in the field, the Building Business Capability Forums are a MUST ATTEND event.

The Official Association

IIBA®

International Institute of Business Analysis

International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) is a professional association dedicated to supporting lifetime learning opportunities for business and professional success. Through a global network, IIBA connects with over 29,000 Members and more than 300 Corporate Members and 120 Chapters. As the recognized voice of the business analysis community, IIBA supports the recognition of the profession, maintains the global standard for professional certifications, and curates the collective body of knowledge (BABOK®) for the industry. For more information visit iiba.org. Please visit the IIBA booth to learn about the value of membership, certification programs, and the new online BABOK®.

Platinum Sponsors

NTT Comware

NTT COMWARE is the “one-stop” solution enterprise that delivers total support for today’s cutting-edge information technology.

Our core expertise in networks, middleware, and system development ranks among the best in Japan, and is supported by an array of state-of-the-art facilities.

Signavio

Signavio is the next generation of Business Process Management (BPM) trusted by over 1,000 companies worldwide. Signavio Business Transformation Suite is a modern solution designed to leverage the interfaces, devices, and working practices of today with the future of your business in mind. The suite consists of three distinct products, Process Manager, Workflow Accelerator, and Process Intelligence, in addition to the Collaboration Hub, which integrates with each product and creates a single source of truth. Managing processes, automating workflows, and analyzing process-related data has never been easier. 

Gold Sponsors

Blackmetric

Blackmetric is a niche consultancy specializing in business analysis consultancy and training. Whether you’re looking for a practical, hands-on and tailored virtual training course for your BA team, or remote help when setting up a project, we can help. Check out our website at www.blackmetric.com for more information. Also, be sure to check out our regular courses and free #BACommunity webinars at www.blackmetric.com/events We look forward to seeing you at the conference!  

Business Rule Solutions

BRS is a consultancy with proven success in helping leaders in industry and government solve today’s challenges of business agility, smart digital solutions, and compliance. For over 20 years BRS has worked with clients around the globe to capture business rules, interpret source materials, and reverse engineer business rules from code. BRS was the pioneer in creating business-oriented business rule techniques, and remains the worldwide leader in changing how organizations view, manage and apply their business logic in day-to-day business operations and in redesigning business capabilities.

iGrafx

At iGrafx we believe that process is at the center of everything. We deliver business transformation software that turns your processes into a portfolio of valuable assets and delivering proven ROI to the largest enterprises in the world. 

Our Digital Business Transformation Platform is the most comprehensive, supporting process modeling and capture, resource alignment, transparency of strategic objectives, clear understanding of customer journey, operational governance for RPA & workflow automation, visibility of risk & compliance gaps, process performance management, and more. 

When you are ready to deploy, with iGrafx, you can decide what method will work best for you and your organization. Whether completely cloud-based, within your datacenters or somewhere in between, our platform is the most scalable, currently supporting the world’s largest, global enterprise requirements.

Mega International

Founded in 1991, MEGA is a global software company and recognized market leader. MEGA partners with customers to improve governance and accelerate transformation by leveraging technology. Customers use MEGA’s HOPEX platform to create a strategic roadmap to plan future business capabilities and related IT investments using business architecture. You can then optimize your current IT portfolio for cost, lifecycle, and agility. Ensure transformation projects are aligned with strategic objectives.

Netmind

We are Netmind (formerly B2T Training)! Our experts help teams promote and lead digital transformations by utilizing training and support services as a strategic tool to develop their talent, promote powerful cultural changes, and transform their management models. 

Transformation should start with people… specifically, your people. Our learning events are developed through participatory processes that are facilitated by our experts and led by your teams. We work by focusing our efforts on delivering frameworks of action to facilitate new ways of working that are aligned with the organizational strategy and business objectives.

We believe that a tangible shift requires education and empowerment of its people to significantly change an organization’s DNA. The new business model must be built on a continuous, active, collaborative learning culture that connects people to training and the information they need to successfully implement its digital strategy. At Netmind, we are #AlwaysLearning and empowering digital teams to do the same!

Process Renewal Group

The Process Renewal Group is a consulting organization committed to helping its clients successfully manage business change. Our mission is to help dramatically improve our client’s performance through the renewal of business strategies, capabilities and business processes as well as the innovative application of information technologies. Our services include Business Architecture, Business Process Management, Process Improvement and Culture Change. We do this through hands on consulting, training classes, workshop facilitation as well as coaching and mentoring. Our goal to make a lasting difference in our clients’ effectiveness by helping them to deliver creative, sustainable and pragmatic business approaches and solutions. PRG is the longest running and most experienced BPM professional services company in the world having formed in 1993 and having sustained long-term business relationships with many organizations. We have chaired over fifty conferences and trained over seventy five thousand professionals on advanced process and architectural approaches in this time. PRG is also a founding partner in the establishment of BPTrends.

Software AG

To compete in today’s hyper-connected world, enterprises need a digital strategy that delivers continuous innovation and drives ongoing transformation. Software AG offers the industry’s best-fit business transformation software—a single platform that combines two market-leading products, ARIS and Alfabet. With the platform, organizations gain a complete set of collaborative business and IT design and planning capabilities.

ARIS helps enterprises design, analyze and improve processes as well as map customer journeys to optimize the customer experience. Companies also use ARIS to manage risks and compliance with regulations. Alfabet helps enterprises plan their enterprise architectures, reducing transformational risks by understanding when, where, how and why to make IT portfolio changes.

ARIS and Alfabet are available in the cloud, so you can subscribe and quickly see the benefits. Free trial at www.softwareag.cloud

With global headquarters in Germany, Software AG is also a market leader in integration, APIs, IoT and analytics software. Learn more at www.softwareag.com

Silver Sponsors

erwin, Inc

erwin has always been the most trusted name in data modeling, but we became a private, stand-alone company in March 2016. Since then, we’ve acquired enterprise architecture, business process modeling/management, data harvesting, metadata management and data governance technologies.

These acquisitions, along with significant R&D, have culminated in the only data governance software platform with integrated capabilities for enterprise modeling, data cataloging and data literacy. The erwin EDGE creates an “enterprise data governance experience” for collaboration between IT and the business to discover, understand, govern and socialize data assets both at rest and in motion.

Data scientist, data steward, ETL developer, enterprise architect, business analyst, compliance officer, CDO, CEO – whatever the role, we’re all “data people” with abilities to improve how our organizations operate. And from our perspective, data governance drives everything – especially accurate, real-time insights for agile innovation, risk management and business transformation.  Visit www.erwin.com for more information.

Modern Requirements

Modern Requirements (formerly eDevTech), is a requirements management software company headquartered in Toronto Canada.

Recognized worldwide for its products, Modern Requirements4TFS and Smart Office4TFS; it provides a collaborative requirements environment, uniquely built into Microsoft Team Foundation Server, or cloud based Visual Studio Team Services.

The software reduces time to value delivery by providing users with end to end traceability, ingenious process automation, one source of truth, and visualization support; all in a highly scalable and secure environment.

It allows users to define and analyze just the right amount of requirements, in collaboration with their ALM, DevOps, or product development teams. Agile, hybrid and structured requirements teams have consistently reported completing their projects in half the time, reducing development rework, streamlining regulatory compliance and improving project quality.

Modern Requirements4TFS is made available by Microsoft, as part of Visual Studio Enterprise; and is being used by thousands of large, prestigious organizations worldwide. 

Sparx Systems

Sparx Systems is a global software company specializing in innovative visual modeling tools for planning, designing and documenting collaborative business architectures.

Sparx Systems’ flagship modeling platform, Enterprise Architect, provides robust support for enterprise-wide, cloud-enabled collaboration that captures an integrated view of what is, what will be, and the journey there.

Sparx Systems recently introduced new support for DMN, CMMN, and BIZBOK with updates to the BPSim Simulation Engine. Major updates to Prolaborate and the Pro Cloud Server, together support digital transformation, with instant optimized web-based access to the Enterprise Architect model from browsers, mobile devices, Enterprise Architect and other network based devices.

Sparx Systems software is used by over 80% of the Fortune 100 companies, spanning finance, defense, government, aerospace, automotive engineering, geospatial, health, utilities, aviation, retail and telecommunications. With over 20 years of continuous development, Enterprise Architect’s user-base has grown to 850,000+ effective users worldwide

Bronze Sponsors

Trisotech

Trisotech is a global leader in digital transformation solutions. Trisotech Digital Enterprise Suite is a highly visual and interactive software suite that enables technical resources to encapsulate programmatic logic and lets non-technical business people assemble the business logic to innovate, transform and improve their business. Combining concepts of simplicity, usability and collaboration in the cloud, the Digital Enterprise Suite is composed of the Digital Modeling Suite and the Digital Automation Suite. Trisotech customers use the Digital Modeling Suite to create a digital twin of their organization using visual models and the Digital Automation Suite to leverage business automation as a service in industries such as healthcare, finance and the public sector. Trisotech has been named one of the Top 10 BPMS (Business Process Management Systems) in 2020 by The Digital Project Manager and one of the 10 Most Impactful Healthcare Solution Providers in 2019 by Mirror Review.

Watermark Learning

Watermark Learning delivers world-class training, coaching, and certification preparation that energizes and prepares people to solve business problems and achieve certification success. Business Analysis, Agile, Project Management, Business Process Management, Business Relationship Management, and Leadership & Influencing Skills are our main areas of expertise.

Since 1992, we have turned the complexity of industry standards into practical application. Our courses and coaching are laser-focused and help ensure enduring results in organizations. Our services are realistic and engaging, led by experts who facilitate sessions interactively, making learners energized to learn and motivated to perform.

We have also developed the acclaimed CBAP ® Study Guide, PMI-PBA Study Guide, Online Study Exams, and numerous other study materials. Our customer service is second to none. With expert facilitators and world-class curriculum, we are large enough to meet your needs and small enough to care. Visit us at www.WatermarkLearning.com.

Table Top Sponsors

BPM-D

BPM-D® – short for “BPM-Discipline” – is a trusted partner in delivering pragmatic, innovative and sustainable results through the discipline of Business Process Management (BPM), enabling successful Digital Business Transformations.  We help our clients to establish and expand their Process Management Organization, deliver Rapid Process Improvement (RPI), get value from intelligent automation and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) as well as augment customer and other stakeholder experience through Integrated Journey Planning (IJP).

The Company is founded on solid thought leadership and years of experience. All BPM-D offerings are based on the BPM-D Framework enabling fast results at minimal risk.

Future Tech Systems

The results of business capability development using Envision from Future Tech Systems have been at the root of some substantial strategy changes for corporations that are household names in the US.

Envision enables government and commercial enterprises to model business capabilities and then leverage that knowledge to drive optimisation.  Managers use Envision to create better business definitions, to mitigate risk, and to align resources, particularly exciting new IT assets, to the true business needs.

 FutureTech Systems Inc have been continually improving their flagship product, Envision, for over 30 years.  A function-rich business object repository, Envision is used by organisations large and small as a portfolio of closely coupled business transformation apps in one highly secure domain. 

 The Future-Tech Team are committed to delivering product and services that provide comprehensive insight of current business dynamics, adopting standard methodologies where appropriate; and rapidly developing new specific techniques to sustain our customers’ agility. 

Rulesmatix

Rulesmatix specializes in implementing business rules solutions using innovative development techniques. Our consultants have extensive experience in the architecture, design, development and implementation of complex business systems using business rules. Our experience and exemplary track record of delivering business-critical systems using business rules using commercial and open source rules engines is a key asset. We have in depth knowledge of commercial engines internals and their APIs which we consistently use to develop reusable templates and numerous utilities around rules repositories reducing the development time and increased productivity. With our extensive hand-on experience, we have successfully mentored clients’ staff primarily focusing on Business Rules “Best Practices” for Business Rules design, development, testing and troubleshooting. Our services include helping select business rules engine, design and development of business rules repositories, creating proof of concept, automating rules development and testing processes, setting up “best practices” and mentoring and reviewing business rules repositories.

UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies

UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies
Take your career to the next level by pursuing award-winning professional certificate programs offered by UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies. UBC Sauder is widely recognized by employers in the local business community and beyond.  We provide a highly interactive and collaborative virtual learning experience designed for busy working-professionals, offering part-time certificate programs all currently being delivered in a blended learning approach that balances virtual (or in-class) synchronous sessions and asynchronous learning activities.  
Certificate Program areas include:

Agile Leadership, Associate Certificate Program: 3-4 months, online & virtual (blended)
NEW Behavioural Insights, Associate Certificate Program: 9 months, in-class and online and virtual (blended)
Business Analysis, UBC Certificate Program: 9-12 months, 100% online
Change Management, Associate Certificate Program: 5-6 months, virtual and online (blended)
·        NEW Data and Marketing Analytics, Associate Certificate Program, online & virtual (blended)
Project Management, UBC Certificate Program: 8-12 months, virtual and online (blended) or online
Exam and Test Preparation: Length varies, virtual

Media Partners

Business Rules Community

Business Rules Community is a non-commercial community for professionals. BRCommunity provides articles, commentary, and a variety of other free resources.

BRCommunity is sponsored by Business Rule Solutions, LLC (BRS). BRS established BRCommunity.com, and its flagship on-line publication, the Business Rules Journal, in 2000. The Journal appears there free-of-charge.

BRCommunity.com is much more than simply an on-line publication. With the help of world-renown columnists and world-wide contributors, it is the place to be for business rules and all things related!

Decision Management Community

Decision Management (DM) quickly becomes the critical methodological and technological approach to support decision making processes in different industries. Today thousands of business analysts and developers, technology vendors and consultants, decision makers at all enterprise levels become DM practitioners who use Decision Management technologies such as Business Rules, Predictive Analytics, Business Intelligence and Decision Optimization.

ModernAnalyst.com

ModernAnalyst.com is the premier online community and publication for business analysts and related professionals such as systems analysts, data analysts, functional designers, product managers, architects, and many more.

With the focus on the practitioner, ModernAnalyst.com features free articles, blogs, live and archived webinars, and many other resources to help the professional business analyst succeed in their career and continue to grow in the knowledge and skills needed for the future.

Join ModernAnalyst.com to stay up to date on the latest trends and information pertinent to your success.

CIOCoverage

The enterprise tech world is evolving with newer ambitions. While the wings of innovation are spreading to newer skies, the technologists are finding it hard to play catch-up and are making sure they are in tune with the technology juggernaut. CIOCoverage aims to bridge this very gap that exists between the tech-savvy where he rests, in the very heart of it.

Awakening a keen insight in you to move along the flow, CIOCoverage works to make the entrepreneurs, versatile to the sturdy technological influences. We specialise in unfurling the latest and the voguish technology, conglomerating even the meticulous details from every arena of technology. We assimilate the most required ways of contemplation to guide our dear readers to make it to the top, briskly.

We intend to incubate the technological sorcery and succour our elite readers to espouse the ‘learn-from-peer’ approach, to not only curb the U.S. market but also, create a big difference as an enterprise. 

CIOCoverage intends to bring all the aforementioned aspects together. The industry CEOs, CXOs and the CIOs are key decision makers in their respective organization, and they need to be aware and abreast of all the latest advancements and technological surges, while also be thoughtful of the impeding pain points and help themselves evolve different ways to address those. Our editions will bring together all such areas which are considered prominent, be its technologies such as AI, Big Data, Cloud and other novel trends, or in driving innovations and practices within.

Requirements.com

Tackle product requirements alongside leaders and visionaries. Get the latest best practices, thought leadership, and news from the world of product and software requirements management.

Business Analyst Times

Business Analyst Times has become the ultimate destination for the ever-growing Business Analyst community. Our team keeps the site consistently updated with in-depth articles, blogs, whitepapers and webinars, ensuring that BA Times is at the forefront of relevant content surrounding all developments regarding business/systems analysis, CBAP Certification, industry events and cutting-edge BA insights. Most importantly, BA Times is committed to the advancement and recognition of the Business Analyst Community.

BPMTips.com

BPMTips.com is a source of practical BPM tips for business process analysts and process managers. You can find there actionable tips about process modeling and process management, as well as posts where some of the best experts in BA and BPM share their experiences and recommendations. Author of the blog is Zbigniew Misiak, BPM consultant at the BOC Group and Udemy instructor.

Blog Partners

Blackmetric

Blackmetric is a niche consultancy specializing in business analysis consultancy and training. Whether you’re looking for a practical, hands-on and tailored virtual training course for your BA team, or remote help when setting up a project, we can help. Check out our website at www.blackmetric.com for more information. Also, be sure to check out our regular courses and free #BACommunity webinars at www.blackmetric.com/events We look forward to seeing you at the conference!  

Business Bullet

Provides guidance on business analysis and business change to professionals and beginners. Also a consultancy business helping organizations to understand their root causes of problems, their requirements and how to turn them into solutions.  

Business Analyst Mentor

We help new, aspiring and seasoned business analyst who want to either start or further their careers. We guide and support them on their personal journeys so that they reach their full potential in the ever-changing business analysis profession. We over twenty-five years of business analysis experience (and passions to match) our blog material will provide you with support and guidance. Check out the website today!

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