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Download Podcast: The Future of BPM is Now: Speaking with Jim Sinur

Peter: Hello this is Peter Schooff, Managing Editor at BPM.com, and today I have the great pleasure of speaking with Jim Sinur, past BPM analyst for Gardner and one of the most preeminent names in BPM.

Jim Sinur has a brand new book that he co-authored with Peter Fingar titled “Business Process Management the Next Wave” and Jim will also be one of the keynote speakers at the IBPMS Expo, which is coming this October 14th to the 17th in Chicago.

Download Podcast: Business Transformation Agency Leaders: Tom Modly

Thomas Modly was the founding co-director of the Business Transformation Agency, established by Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon R. England on October 7, 2005. The Business Transformation Agency (BTA) was an organization of the United States Department of Defense (DoD) responsible for guiding the Department’s business operations modernization. The agency aimed to foster business operations support for the American warfighter and seeks to provide accountability to the American taxpayer by systematically improving DoD’s business processes, ERP systems and investment governance. Aiming to provide consistency, consolidation and coordination across the Department of Defense, the BTA produces the Enterprise Transition Plan (ETP)—an integrated and executable roadmap that observes the standards laid out in the Business Enterprise Architecture (BEA). The ETP and the BEA aimed to transform DoD business operations to achieve improved warfighter support while enabling financial accountability across the Department of Defense.

Download Podcast: Business Transformation Agency Leaders: Dennis Wisnosky

The author of seven books on BPM, BPR and business transformation, an internationally acclaimed writer and speaker, the pioneer of IDEF (the first successful standard process modeling notation), recognized as a “Hero of US Manufacturing” by Fortune Magazine, Dennis Wisnosky has been one the most influential leaders in Business Process Management. Most recently Dennis led the fundamental transformation of BPMN is used across the Department of Defense, spearheading an approach that is now being adopted across both public and private sector enterprises. Among others, he received a Fed100 Award (2006) and an “Excellence in Government Leadership Award (2011) in recognition of his accomplishments. As a Director in a Fortune 500 company – built an Enterprise Architecture that served as the North Star for installation of more than 100 industrial robots in less than a year. As Group Vice President in a Mid Tier High Technology – integrated 3 dysfunctional business units and 2 start-ups into a new organization that became the 2nd largest Robotics company in the USA and the 5th largest in the world.

Download Podcast: Business Transformation Agency Leaders: David Fisher

Author of "Optimize Now (or Else!): How to Leverage Processes and Information to Achieve Enterprise Optimization" David M. Fisher was the first permanent Director of the Business Transformation Agency.  The Business Transformation Agency (BTA) was an organization of the United States Department of Defense (DoD) responsible for guiding the Department’s business operations modernization. The agency aimed to foster business operations support for the American warfighter and seeks to provide accountability to the American taxpayer by systematically improving DoD’s business processes, ERP systems and investment governance.