Business Agility World Tour

The authors of the Business Agility Manifesto - Roger Burlton, Ron Ross, John Zachman - are travelling the world to introduce their latest thinking on business agility. Ottawa is the first and ONLY scheduled Canadian stop. Space is limited for both events. Register early!


Ottawa Events

    QualiWare+EA Professional Development Days (February 12, 2018)

      As part of the QualiWare+EA Professional Development Days Speakers Day program Roger, Ron and John will take part in a panel discussion to discuss business/enterprise architecture and process management trends and challenges.

      Business Agility Executive Briefing (February 13, 2018)

      Join the authors of the Business Agility Manifesto: Roger Burlton, Ron Ross, John Zachman for a half-day session where they will introduce their latest thinking on business agility. These world renowned experts will share their insights as to how organizations can achieve and realize the benefits of business agility developed over decades advising some of the world's largest organizations.

      The Executive Briefing will begin with registration and networking continental breakfast, followed by lightening rounds to hear the perspectives of each author and will move into an extended question and answer session followed by a networking lunch allowing the audience to ask Roger, Ron and John questions directly. This session will enable you to conduct a high-level assessment of your own organization's agility and understand what is needed to progress towards true business agility. 

      In addition, special arrangements can be made to schedule a private 1-hour remote advisory session for your organization, where you and your team will get a chance to obtain advice specific to your business from a Business Agility Coalition member at no additional cost.


      Roger T. BurltonRoger T. Burlton P. Eng., CMC (
      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 (
      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 (
      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.



      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