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.

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  • Marketing Organization & Culture
  • Marketing Leadership
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Find, Support, And Keep Emerging Touchpoint Talent

    There is no uniform organization structure to support emerging touchpoint innovation. Instead, success requires a shared strategy and C-level support of nontraditional, high-caliber staff. Today's...

    • Downloads: 93
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Balance Trust With Targeting In Social Reach Marketing

    A Reach-Focused Road Map For The Social Marketing Playbook

    Reach marketing helps potential customers discover your brand and offerings and, in social as in other channels, requires a mix of tactics that's not the same as at other stages of the customer life...

    • Downloads: 272
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Build An Empowered Media Buying Team

    Organization: The Digital Media Buying Playbook

    Long-term, digital media buying success requires a commitment to the right partnerships, staffing, and organizational structure. The organization report in the digital media buying playbook will help...

    • Downloads: 351
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Brief: Get The Most Out Of Stakeholder Meetings

    Stakeholder meetings make or break your emerging touchpoint marketing program. To make progress, you need to ensure you are prepared not just to profile the current opportunity but also to take the...

    • Downloads: 79
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Interactive Marketing's Isolation Must End

    Landscape: The Interactive Marketing Agency And Organization Playbook

    This report of the interactive marketing agency and organization playbook examines the landscape of organizational structures and agency relationships. Three common organizational models have...

    • Downloads: 320
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Beyond ROI: Showcasing The True Impact Of Mobile Marketing

    Business Case: The Mobile Marketing Playbook

    Mobile phones are becoming ubiquitous, but the same cannot be said for sophisticated mobile marketing strategies within organizations. It's a classic chicken-or-egg problem: Marketers can't build a...

    • Downloads: 449
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Organize For The Always Addressable Customer

    Vision: The Interactive Marketing Agency And Organization Playbook

    This report in the interactive marketing agency and organization playbook lays out Forrester's vision for how you should organize internally and in relation to your agency partners: Move from a...

    • Downloads: 369
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:The State Of Social Media Marketing In Europe, 2011

    Measurement And Staffing Challenges Keep Social From Taking Off

    As more European consumers use social media, more European interactive marketers are adopting the channel as well. But there are still key challenges to overcome. First, marketers fail to measure the...

    • Downloads: 613
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:The New Year Of Social Marketing

    2012 Investment In Social Media And Communities Remains Strong

    Tech marketers may not be forthcoming about their organizations' New Year's resolutions, but Forrester's Q4 2011 B2B Marketing Organizations And Investments (MOI) Survey provides strong indicators...

    • Downloads: 524
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:How To Hire And Retain The Best Interactive Marketers

    Attract, Nurture, And Activate Top Talent To Create A Virtuous Cycle For Staffing

    Interactive marketing teams are poised for growth. But acquiring and retaining top talent is tricky because hiring practices don't align with candidate habits and culture — and competition for...

    • Downloads: 392
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Plan A Stream Of Emerging Touchpoint Programs

    No two organizations are the same, and that means there is no universal approach to developing a single emerging touchpoint. Developing a stream of these innovative touchpoints is even more...

    • Downloads: 79
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Make The Switch To The Customer Life Cycle

    Strategic Plan: The Customer Life-Cycle Marketing Playbook

    The customer life cycle provides a better explanation of modern marketing than does the traditional marketing funnel, but most marketers have not yet moved their organizations to the customer life...

    • Downloads: 1365
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Getting The Green Light For Marketing Mix Optimization

    Business Case: The Marketing Mix Optimization Playbook

    Marketers must update traditional media mix models to incorporate fast-emerging channels such as social and mobile. But, to make sure the marketing plans reflect the insights from more sophisticated...

    • Downloads: 576
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:How To Defuse Digital Marketing Privacy Concerns

    Stay Ahead Of Privacy Legislation By Creating A Value-For-Data Exchange

    Recent advances in audience targeting point to a digital marketing future that leverages consumer data to create personalized messaging and drive higher conversions. However, this potential is...

    • Downloads: 493
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Coordinate Your Social Marketing Stakeholders And Resources

    Stakeholder Map: The Social Marketing Playbook

    Most large companies are now working on coordinating their social applications. At this stage, sharing the right resources is the biggest challenge. Interactive marketers must play the role of...

    • Downloads: 1277
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:The Digital Media Buying Maturity Framework

    Assessment: The Digital Media Buying Playbook

    Marketers fall into four categories of digital media buying maturity, based on their strength across their organization, planning and execution, measurement, and technology. This report of the...

    • Downloads: 480
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Accelerate Your Social Maturity

    Assessment: The Social Marketing Playbook

    Customers and employees are becoming increasingly empowered by social technologies, dramatically changing the way they communicate and collaborate. To succeed in this new world, companies must make...

    • Downloads: 2234
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Publishers Must Invest In First-Party Data Protection

    Safeguard Your Single Most Important Asset

    First-party data is a publisher's single most important asset. It represents the trust that a publisher builds with a loyal audience. It embodies the very essence of a publisher's brand, and it is...

    • Downloads: 128
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Use Interactive Marketing Dashboards To Improve Decision-Making

    How To Plan, Build, And Optimize Your Dashboards

    Deluged with data, interactive marketers wrestle with summarizing and communicating information. Essential life jackets in this raging sea: well-crafted dashboards. They help interactive marketers...

    • Downloads: 897
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Privacy Laws Force Rich Dialogue With Customers

    Move From On/Off Compliance Approaches To Custom Privacy Management

    Governments are placing pressure on interactive marketers, in most cases by mandating clear rules around how customer data is obtained, used, and stored for marketing. While interactive marketers...

    • Downloads: 380
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Benchmark Your Interactive Marketing Maturity

    Five Key Metrics For Tracking Progress

    Are your interactive marketing efforts keeping pace with the marketplace? In this report for interactive marketers, Forrester identifies the five key benchmarks that help you gauge how well you are...

    • Downloads: 883
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:How B2B Firms Can Improve Their Email Marketing

    B2B email marketing programs still trail B2C programs in terms of their customer centricity, in part because of the complexity of business products, the poor alignment of marketing and sales, and...

    • Downloads: 621
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Building A Better Digital Media Strategy

    Strategic Plan: The Digital Media Buying Playbook

    Moving to greater digital media buying maturity requires a plan that improves your practice across all four foundational pillars of maturity over the long term: organization, planning and execution,...

    • Downloads: 689
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Social Marketing Spending In 2011

    Despite the tremendous hype and even some pockets of success, our most recent social media benchmarking survey shows that social marketing is still at an early stage. In fact, most interactive...

    • Downloads: 2207
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Big Data's Big Meaning For Marketing

    Use Big Data To Deliver Context And Personalization At Scale

    In the age of the customer, it's not enough for your organization to simply meet your customers' needs. Today, your customers often expect you to anticipate their needs, in much the same way as the...

    • Downloads: 522