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Soquel, CA – 11/25/2013 The Business Architecture Guild and the OMG® Business Architecture Special Interest Group announce the Business Architecture Innovation Summit, a two-day practitioner-focused, practitioner-delivered event on March 25-26, 2014, in Reston, VA. Information and registration information may be found at Business Architecture Innovation Summit.
Business architecture as a formal discipline has reached a level of maturity unimaginable just a few years ago. Business architecture is being leveraged to improve strategy deployment, organizational design, initiative planning, performance analysis and a wide variety of business transformation initiatives. The Business Architecture Innovation Summit, co-sponsored by the Business Architecture Guild and OMG, is pleased to showcase a variety of practice-based experiences and success stories, providing attendees with the opportunity to hear from and dialog with leading business architecture practitioners.
This year's Summit will feature executives and practitioners from government, financial services, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and other industries as they share a wide range of experiences. In addition, industry experts and thought leaders will discuss rapidly emerging concepts and disciplines. Thanks to a strong response from the Business Architecture Guild’s member community, the Summit lineup is comprised of member companies that are not only practiced in business architecture, but willing to share their experiences and knowledge with the broader community of attending practitioners. Attendees will deliver formal presentations and engage in a series of panel sessions where they can actively engage with the community.
Highlights include presentations from:
- Financial Services: Wells Fargo, Mass Mutual Financial, MasterCard Worldwide, Export Development Canada
- US Federal Government: United States Patent & Trademark Office
- Transportation, Manufacturing & Utilities: United Airlines, The Boeing Company, Ford, Pfizer, San Diego Gas & Electric
- Healthcare and Insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield NC, Highmark, Association of American Medical Colleges, Nationwide Insurance
According to William Ulrich, President of the Business Architecture Guild, “Feedback from our 2013 Summit was very positive and we are excited to again be sponsoring the world’s leading event in business architecture.” Participants agreed. According to Diana Krohn, Guild Advisor and practicing business architect, “The quality of the 2013 Summit attendees provided an added bonus for us. We exchanged ideas and experiences with a wide range of skilled practitioners and always look forward to seeing how best practices have evolved.” Josué Batista, Senior Business Architect at Highmark Health Services, added “Great event. The presentations were just awesome and the networking even better.”
Business architecture deployment is expanding rapidly and best practices are maturing quickly. You won’t want to miss this event as we take business architecture to the next level. Be sure to join us at this year’s Summit in March.
About Business Architecture Guild
The primary purpose of the Business Architecture Guild is to promote best practices and expand the knowledgebase of the Business Architecture discipline. The Guild is an international, not-for-profit membership organization that provides valuable resources to business architecture practitioners and others interested in the field. The Business Architecture Guild is the source of “A Guide to the Business Architecture Body of Knowledge (BIZBOK™)”, produced and managed by members of the Business Architecture Guild. For more information visit www.businessarchitectureguild.org
OMG® is an international, open membership, not-for-profit computer industry standards consortium. OMG Task Forces develop enterprise integration standards for a wide range of technologies and an even wider range of industries. OMG’s modeling standards enable powerful visual design, execution and maintenance of software and other processes. For more information, visit www.omg.org. The Business Architecture Special Interest Group of OMG promotes industry consensus and develops a set of standards to support the concept of building, evolving and aligning business blueprints. For more information, visit bawg.omg.org.
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