2018 QW + EA Professional Development Days

CloseReach and QualiWare invite you to join us for the 4th annual QualiWare + EA Professional Development Days. An event to promote networking, learning and collaboration for Architects and QualiWare enthusiasts, novices and experts alike.

Meet other QualiWare users, Business and Enterprise Architects, Project Managers, Analysts, BPM Specialists and Quality Managers. Share architecture and QualiWare experiences.  Learn from customer case studies.  Take part in interactive ideas exchanges.  Influence product development.
Building on the success of 2017, we will be expanding your opportunities for learning and knowledge sharing. Join us for this excellent professional development opportunity:

  • Speakers Day - (Mon. Feb. 12) – the best place to hear about the latest developments in enterprise architecture and business transformation in Canada and globally.

    Speakers Day early bird pricing is in effect until January 14, 2018:
    • $250 per person, 5-pack: $1,125.00, 10-pack: $2,125.00. HST extra. Includes a great day of speakers as well as breakfast and lunch.

      Featured Speakers:  
      • Kuno Brodersen - Global EA Trends
      • Roger Burlton - Process Improvement and Risk Mitigation,  Business Agility 
      • Ron Ross - Business Agility
      • John Zachman - Business Agility
      • Mike Haley - Collaborative Business Planning
      • Steve Shepard - IOT and EA
      • And more!


  • Tool-Day (Tues. Feb. 13) - How-To Seminars/Workshops:
    We will be offering a dual focus for Tool Day  this year:
    • Business / Enterprise Architecture
    • Business Excellence & Quality Management

          Featured Speakers: 

  • QualiWare Product Roadmap
  • ISO 17025 in QualiWare
  • Collaborative Business Planning – Resource Management and Costing Solution
  • Using QualiWare’s Mobile App for audits & inspections 
  • QualiWare Report Generator
    More to come!

    $25.00 plus HST per person
    • 100% of proceeds donated to the Royal Ottawa PTSD Clinic

  • Executive Briefing (Tues. Feb. 13)

    Only Canadian Stop on the Business Agility world tour! 

    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.


    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.

    $1095 plus HST per person






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