PDD - Business Agility Manifesto Executive Briefing


Only Canadian stop on the Business Agility world tour!

Tuesday February 13, 2018


The authors of the Business Agility Manifesto: Roger Burlton, Ron Ross, John Zachman are coming to Ottawa to introduce their latest thinking on Agility. Join these renowned experts for a half-day session to hear their insights developed over decades advising some of the world's largest organizations and for a chance to ask them questions directly. You will also be able to conduct a high-level assessment of your own organization's agility and understand what is needed to progress towards true business agility.

The Executive Briefing session will begin with a networking breakfast, followed by lightening rounds to hear the perspectives of each author and will move into an extended question and answer session with the audience.

In addition, special arrangement can be made to schedule a private 1-hour remote advisory session for your company, where you and your team will get a chance to obtain advice specific to your business from a Business Agility Coalition member.



9:00 am - 9:30 am – Registration, Coffee, Networking

9:30 am- 12:30 pm

  • What is Agile Business
  • What is the Manifesto
  • Achieving Business Agility
  • Assess your own Business Agility level
  • Q&A session
12:30 pm - 2 pm – Networking Lunch



    Roger T. BurltonRoger T. Burlton P. Eng., CMC (ProcessRenewal.com)
    President of Process Renewal Group, which he founded in 1994, and co-founder of BPTrends Associates (2008). Roger is recognized as a world leader in the practical application of Business Process Management, transforming companies from traditional hierarchical organizations to process managed ones based on a Business Architecture model.

    Ronald G. RossRonald G. Ross (BRSolutions.com)
    Principal and Co-Founder of Business Rules Solutions, LLC. Mr. Ross is internationally acknowledged as the ‘father of business rules’. Recognizing early on the importance of independently managed business rules for business operations and architecture, he has pioneered innovative techniques and standards since the mid-1980s. He wrote the industry’s first book on business rules in 1994.

    John A. ZachmanJohn A. Zachman (Zachman.com)
    The originator of the “Framework for Enterprise Architecture” also known as The Zachman Framework™, which has received broad acceptance around the world as an integrative framework, an ontology for descriptive representations for Enterprises. Mr. Zachman is also known for his early contributions to IBM’s Information Strategy methodology (Business Systems Planning) as well as to their Executive team planning techniques.

    Cost:  $1095 plus HST