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

About 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 and discipline and works to maintain the global standard for the practice and certifications.  For more information visit iiba.org

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

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

Netmind

We are Netmind! 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!

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™)

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 GuidePMI-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

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. 

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.

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.

Vizuri

Vizuri is an IT consulting firm that transforms business through creative software solutions, and stands out for our work in four core areas: Knowledge Management by focusing on Business rules and Process Management, Cloud Enablement, Enterprise Integration and Messaging, and Microservices and Containers. We are proud to offer innovative solutions using cutting-edge technologies, backed by experienced and highly trained professionals.

Our services range from expert consulting and mentoring to mixed team and turn-key solutions. Our clients benefit from our disciplined approach to providing solutions that are unique and highly valued. We align and integrate your business processes and strategies with our technologies to develop solutions that show a clear return on investment. With a relentless drive to innovate, we speak at industry conferences, receive frequent awards, publish solutions and strategies, and share code with the open source community.

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 work in Envision from Future Tech Systems has 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 share knowledge, 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 Docs, and Eclipse IDE. 

OpenRules support Executable Decision Models created in accordance with the latest DMN standard.

OpenRules is used since 2004 by major international financial corporations, insurers, healthcare providers, and large government agencies for multi-transactional decision support applications.  Along with a highly efficient rule engine, OpenRules includes:

  • Rule Dialog allows non-programmers to create intelligent Web-based questionnaires
  • Rule Solver integrates Business Rules with Constraint Programming and other Optimization technologies
  • Rule Learner utilizes different Machine Learning tools for rules discovery and predictive analytics.

Trisotech

Trisotech offers highly visual and interactive software tools helping organizations worldwide to quickly capitalize on insights and leverage digital transformation. 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 discover, model, analyze and find insights into their digital enterprise. 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 was selected as one of the 20 Most Promising Enterprise Architecture Technology Providers (CIO Review, 2018) and among the Companies with Most Disruptive Innovation (Insights Success, 2018). Trisotech products are enabling visualization, innovation, transformation and continuous improvement into manufacturing, financial, healthcare, insurance, energy, distribution, government, 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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!

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!

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.