Derek Miers

Principal Analyst serving Enterprise Architecture PROFESSIONALS

Derek serves Enterprise Architecture Professionals. He is an internationally recognized expert in business process management (BPM) and organizational transformation. He has worked in this area for more than 20 years, dealing with major brands, governmental organizations, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Derek's research focuses on the methods, approaches, frameworks, tools, techniques, and technologies of business architecture; BPM; business process improvement; business transformation; and organizational change. He places special emphasis on an outcome-based, customer-focused approach.

Previous Work Experience

Derek is a well-known keynote speaker and chair of major EA conferences. As co-chair of BPMI.org, he helped merge the organization with the Object Management Group (OMG).

Education

Derek completed the Early Growth Program at London Business School.

Derek Miers's Research

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Build Confidence In Strategic Decision-Making With Business Architecture

    Today's shift in power to the customer puts new pressure on your strategic decision-makers. Strategy and investment decisions become more complex, because in addition to the typical factors of r...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Knowledge Work Pushes The Dynamic Case Management Market

    There are fewer production workers who perform repetitive tasks. Work is becoming more knowledge-based and much less structured. As a result, the dynamic case management (DCM) market is expandin...

    • Downloads: 103
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Dynamic Case Management, Q1 2014

    In Forrester's 38-criteria evaluation of dynamic case management (DCM) vendors, we identified, researched, analyzed, and scored the 13 most significant software providers — Pegasystems, Be...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Building The Case For Your BPM Initiative

    Success in the age of the customer almost mandates that every company have a business process management (BPM) program and platform. Developing the business case for enterprisewide BPM differs f...

    • Downloads: 169
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Focus On Customer Value To Grow Organizational Maturity

    Most organizations aspire to implement outside-in, customer-focused, cross-functional processes that transform the culture of their organization and set it on the path toward continuous improvem...

    • Downloads: 237
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Dynamic Case Management, Q1 2011

    In Forrester's 57-criteria evaluation of dynamic case management (DCM) vendors, Pegasystems, IBM, EMC, Appian, Singularity, and Global 360 led with the most dynamic, visionary platforms. Pegasys...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: SharePoint And BPM — Finding The Sweet Spot

    Despite Microsoft's best attempts to position the SharePoint platform for content and collaboration, many people still see it as a business process management (BPM) platform. The process managem...

    • Downloads: 1425
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: BPM Suites, Q1 2013

    In Forrester's 59-criteria evaluation of business process management (BPM) suite vendors, we identified the 10 most significant software providers in the category — Appian, Bizagi, Cordys,...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Strategic Language Of Transformation Unlocks The Power Of BPM, Part 1

    As firms embark on their business transformation journey, business process pros find themselves discussing a wide range of topics: program initiation and governance, executive engagement, proces...

    • Downloads: 1006
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Focus On Customers And Business Architecture For Greater Business Process Maturity

    Over the past decade, business process transformation and continuous improvement initiatives have gained strategic traction. Despite C-suite attention, most organizations still fall relatively l...

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