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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12 results in Reports

  • Derek Miers
  • IT Management
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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

    Business Impact: The Business Architecture Playbook

    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...

    • Downloads: 216
    • Comments: 1
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Building The Case For Your BPM Initiative

    Business Case: The Business Process Management Playbook

    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 from a...

    • Downloads: 176
  • 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 improvement....

    • Downloads: 237
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:How EA Can Best Support Customer-Experience-Driven Transformation Programs

    Customer experience (CX) management is top of mind for many companies, but creating the broad organizational alignment necessary for long-term success means being prepared to start off with the...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:EA's Value To Customer-Experience-Driven Transformation

    Firms can no longer rely on operational excellence or product innovation alone for their success. Sooner or later, cost reduction efforts run out of steam and the organization is forced to...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:How To Embed BA In The Organization

    Continuous Improvement: The Business Architecture Playbook

    While IT planning is a common starting point for business architecture (BA) efforts, the methods and techniques really come into their own when applied to critical business problems. BA addresses a...

    • Downloads: 352
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Develop A Stakeholder-Focused Business Architecture Strategy

    Strategic Plan: The Business Architecture Playbook

    This report is designed to help business architecture (BA) leaders construct a strategy meeting the needs of the organization's key stakeholders. Many organizations are reinventing or redesigning...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Select The Core Methods And Techniques You Need To Deliver BPM Excellence

    Methods And Techniques: The Business Process Management Playbook

    This report outlines the critical methods and techniques for business process management (BPM) initiatives. It represents a key component of Forrester's solution for BPM excellence. It is designed to...

    • Downloads: 573
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Assessing Organizational Readiness For A Business Architecture Program

    Assessment: The Business Architecture Playbook

    Business architecture (BA) provides a coordinating framework for organizational analysis and change, helping to integrate different groups of stakeholders who often pursue subtly divergent...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Identify Essential Methods For Your Business Architecture Program

    Processes: The Business Architecture Playbook

    Business architecture (BA) is the practice through which an organization adds analytical rigor to the planning and decision-making surrounding change. Whether changes are driven by competitive...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Strategic Language Of Transformation Unlocks The Power Of BPM, Part 2

    Business process pros need to engage their business colleagues throughout business process management (BPM) projects; flow diagrams alone are not good enough. By understanding and adopting the...

    • Downloads: 617
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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

    Translate Strategic Intent Into Action With Structured Language

    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, process...

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