Partners - Building Business Capability

BBC 2019 Sponsors and Partners

Partner

with Building Business Capability 2019

  • 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.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

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.

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®.

Diamond Sponsor

Capsifi

Capsifi provides a cloud based platform for intelligent business transformation. We achieve this by creating a dynamic and reusable business model that becomes a core strategic asset that incrementally evolves with the business. A Capsifi business model helps de-risk complex change initiatives, and insulates the business from the upheaval of ongoing technology innovations. Importantly Capsifi incorporates solutions that support business analysis practices and frameworks (including the IIBA® BABOK® ). With Capsifi everything is consistent, everything is connected, everything is aligned.

Platinum Sponsors

Microsoft

At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Visio Online enhances your business’ operations by simplifying complex information with professional diagrams you can create in just a few clicks.  With SharePoint and Power BI integration, new starter templates, and data linking capabilities, Visio is a collaborative diagramming and BPM modeling tool you can use across your enterprise. Visio is now available online and on iOS. We hope you visit us at the booth for a demo on new features and attend the speaking session for your chance to win a Surface.

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

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 have always enabled transformation – long before it was the buzzword of the day. We deliver proven ROI to the largest enterprises in the world.  Our Digital Transformation Engine is a platform that captures, communicates and automates the alignment of strategy, people, processes and technology.  This is why millions of users world-wide, including 2/3 of the Fortune 100 and 5 of 10 largest banks, use iGrafx to unite and transform their organizations: modeling operations, identifying and mitigating risks, achieving compliance and automating business processes.

International Institute of Learning-IIL

International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) is a global leader in Project, Program, and Portfolio Management, Business Analysis, Microsoft® Office Project and Lean Six Sigma training and implementation solutions. Our Many Methods of Learning™ enable IIL offices around the world to deliver innovative, effective, and consistent training solutions. IIL is an IIBA® Endorsed Education Provider™ (EEP™)

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.

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.

Silver Sponsors

CANEA ONE

Business Excellence by CANEA ONE – from strategy to execution

CANEA ONE is an integrated complete solution for business management that makes it easier for organizations to plan, follow up and improve operations. Using CANEA ONE as a platform for the management system creates the perfect conditions for effective, coordinated work that is in line with the overall business strategy.

 

CANEA ONE makes it possible to structure approach, information and knowledge, and makes it easily accessible to all employees. At the same time, the regular work involved in processes, work flows and projects is quality assured and streamlined, which ensures reduced administration and a higher quality of work.

CANEA ONE is a modular program family that consists of the following elements:

·       CANEA Strategy

·       CANEA Project

·       CANEA Process

·       CANEA Workflow

·       CANEA Document

The modules in CANEA ONE are natively integrated which makes it easy for users to manage their goals, processes, cases, projects and documents in a single interface.

Fios Insight

FIOS-Insight provides the most comprehensive and powerful SaaS platform that helps companies evaluate and realize the benefits of transformational events, initiatives, and projects.

Using Insight-EA’s comprehensive Enterprise. Business and Information Architecture toolset, you can create a rich and interactive business strategy to give a clear and consistent picture of your organization’s business. Goals, Objectives, Organization Units, Business Processes and more. Insight-EA enables our customers to create a rich and interactive business strategy mapped to their technology and data landscapes to create a clear and consistent picture of business goals and objectives aligned with supporting technologies, data, people, and process

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. 

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

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 17 years of continuous development, Enterprise Architect’s user-base has grown to 740,000+ effective users worldwide.

Bronze 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.

Lucid Software

Lucidchart is the web’s leading diagramming and visualization application.  We’re used by over 15 million users – and over 99% of the Fortune 500 –  to think, analyze, communicate, and coordinate action.  Whether you’re documenting processes or systems as they are, or re-imagining what they will be, Lucidchart lets you and your teams work quickly and collaboratively

Mnemonic

Mnemonic reinvents the process of persona creation. With the help of AI, Mnemonic enables companies to create and update fully automated personas, faster, cheaper and more accurate than ever before.

Sparkling Logic

Sparkling Logic is a California-based company leading technology innovation in decision management. 

Sparkling Logic’s SMARTS award-winning decision management product empowers business experts and business analysts in organizations that need to automate and improve operational business decisions. SMARTS’ intuitive and interactive decision management environment uniquely leverages data so you can:

  • Capture business rules in the context of use cases
  • Uncover decision logic hidden in historical data using predictive analytics
  • Assess the impact of changes in your decision strategy

Collaboration is built into SMARTS so all stakeholders can participate in defining and managing automated decisions.

Ultimate Software

One of Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For, Ultimate Software has a passion for putting people first and a company culture unlike any other. Our people develop and deliver UltiPro, a global, cloud-based human capital management solution.

Vizuri

Vizuri is a consulting firm that transforms business through our Knowledge Management practice. By extracting critical business decisions from your application source code, we ensure they’re consistently followed by all levels of your organization. We also reduce “tribal knowledge” by collecting vital business information in a centrally managed location.

Establish one set of rules that solves the same problem in different programs. Enforce version and date rules, allowing for a complete audit trail for compliance. Even understand how your business is operating by evaluating decisions independently of programmers.

We work with firms of all sizes, conducting training and offering in-depth support to help transform business. Consider this recent feedback from Intuit: “On behalf of our entire Risk Management team here, I want to say a big ‘Thank You.’ Your expertise and ability to keep switching hats between business vs. developer was much appreciated. We are already putting into practice the new skills you taught us.” Visit vizuri.com for more information on what we can do with you.

Tabletop Sponsors

BA-Cube

BA-Cube is a one-of-a-kind online training platform led by business analysis experts Angela Wick & Kupe Kupersmith. BA-Cube offers a fantastic variety of learning formats including interactive virtual workshops, live online classes, small group mentoring, recorded webinars, quick-tip videos, our new BA-Cube app, podcasts, blogs and more. It’s the best way to learn modern business analysis and agile analysis—with new content every week and new online training events every month. Members choose the content, delivery method and timeline that work best for them. Join BA-Cube today and develop the skills you need to delight your customers and advance your career!

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. 

OpenRules

OpenRules, Inc. is a NJ-based corporation that develops, supports, and provides consulting and training services around its highly popular Open Source Business Rules and Decision Management System commonly known as “OpenRules”. OpenRules is oriented to business analysts allowing them to work in concert with developers to create and maintain enterprise-level Business Rules Repositories for complex Decision Management Systems. It utilizes the power of MS Excel, Google Sheets, and Eclipse IDE.

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.

Trisotech

Trisotech is a global leader in digital enterprise solutions, with its innovative and easy-to-use software toolset that allows business and IT users to quickly capitalize on insights and leverage digital transformation. Customers use the Digital Enterprise Suite to provide new and revolutionary ways for their knowledge workers to collaborate and succeed in an increasingly global, connected and competitive world. Trisotech is one of the founding members of the Object Management Group BPM+ Health initiative. In 2019, it was selected as one of the 10 Most Impactful Healthcare Solution Providers (Mirror Review) and one of the 20 Most Promising BPM Solution Providers (CIO Review). Trisotech products are enabling transformation into healthcare, financial, insurance, government, agriculture, energy, telecommunication and many other types of organizations.

UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies

UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies

Take your career to the next level by pursuing award-winning professional programs offered by UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies. Studying with UBC Sauder provides you with an applied learning experience designed for busy working-professionals, offering part-time flexible in-class and online programs widely recognized by employers in the local business community and beyond.

Program areas include:

Media Partners

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.

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.

CIO Applications

CIO Applications magazine stands out with its unique approach of learning from industry leaders offering professionals the most comprehensive collection of technology trends. We are determined to propose a myriad of additional services that can improve businesses and help customers deal with issues related to this industry. CIO Applications is enabling the businesses to move a step ahead and guiding them towards adopting the best in technology that can assist them in providing seamless and convenient solutions for enhanced customer experience.

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.

Enterprise Management 360

Enterprise Management 360 (EM360) is a dynamic and forward thinking company bringing the tech community together. The tech industry is fast moving and it’s difficult for time-starved professionals to keep up with the changes so crucial to their business. EM360 serves as a multimedia platform to produce and deliver engaging content to IT professionals across the globe. EM360 is a dynamic team of individuals who work closely together to manage, plan, produce and launch multiple campaigns for some of the world’s top tech companies.

Mastering Business Analysis

The Mastering Business Analysis podcast is your free resource for advancing your career.  Each episode brings you valuable, actionable content to improve your business analysis skills.  Whether you’re a new Business Analyst or an experienced practitioner, you’ll find that each episode has tips and effective practices to level up your skills.

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.

Blog Partners

Adrian Reed’s Blog

If you’re a business analyst, be sure to check out Adrian Reed’s Blog. Adrian is a practising business analyst who has been blogging his BA experiences and thoughts since 2009. With over 290 articles on a whole range of subjects, it’s a treasure-trove of ideas and insight. Check it out today!

Blackmetric

Website:

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 free #BACommunity webinars at www.blackmetric.com/webinarsWe look forward to seeing you at the conference!

Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap is a leading provider of online, on-demand training in business analysis supported by some of the best certified instructors in the industry. Visit our website to learn more about our training options or for our no-cost “Quick Start to Success” training – to help you take the next step in your business analyst career.

Business Analysis Excellence Pty Ltd

Business Analysis Excellence Pty Ltd provides career development strategies that guarantee your analysis skills remain in-demand, on-trend and internationally recognised. We do this through flexible, affordable training partnerships & solutions. Learn how to do professional development for analysts well. Contact us today.

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!

IIBA’s Analyst Catalyst

IIBA’s Analyst Catalyst – A blog for those interested in the dynamic Business Analysis industry featuring thought-leadership and practical examples of the real-world BA practice. Analyst Catalyst keeps you informed of the trending topical ideas about the profession, shares global event information, and stories about our members’ journeys! Check out our recent blogs, updated weekly, about: Agile and Agile Analysis, Business Analysis, Business Data Analytics, Careers – career development, interviewing, job hunting, resources & tips, Digital Transformation – AI, Customer Experience, etc. Join the conversation today! Reach out with your blog submissions.

The Business Analyst’s Toolkit

Alexandra Cordes, the author of The Business Analyst’s Toolkit, offers quality articles that bring together unique experiences and approaches to help Business Analysts clearly communicate solutions to complex business problems. Alexandra also helps professionals transform their Business Analyst careers so that they can achieve richly fulfilling livelihoods.