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Adrian Reed

He is a true advocate of the analysis profession. In his day job, he acts as Principal Consultant and Director at Blackmetric Business Solutions where he provides business analysis consultancy and training solutions to a range of clients in varying industries. He is a Past President of the UK chapter of the IIBA® and he …

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Hamid Benbrahim

Hamid Benbrahim is Head of Data and AI at Thomas, the primary source for industrial sourcing the US and Canada. He is leading the transformation of Thomas Publishing into a data business, developing new financial indexes and alternative data products for the financial industry, streamlining data operations, and deploying AI and analytics capabilities for sales, …

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Roger Burlton

He is the President of Process Renewal Group and co-founder of BPTrends Associates. He is the author of the pioneering book Business Process Management: Profiting from Process’ and the standard Business Process Manifesto, now available in 14 languages. His Business Architecture column in BPTrends.com is available to over twenty thousand readers. He developed and delivered …

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Nigel Turner

He is Principal Information Management Consultant EMEA at Global Data Strategy.  He is also a long standing Data Management Association (DAMA) UK Committee member. Nigel has worked in Information Management for over 25 years, both as an in-house implementer of Information Management solutions at British Telecommunications (BT) plc and subsequently as an external consultant to more …

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John O’ Brien

With 30 years of experience delivering value through data strategy, architectures, and analytics John has a unique perspective that comes from key roles as a practitioner, consultant, and vendor CTO in the data analytics industry. As a recognized thought leader, he has been publishing articles, teaching, and presenting at conferences in North America and Europe …

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Heather Hedden

She has been a taxonomist for over 25 years in various organizations and as an independent consultant. She currently works for professional services team of Semantic Web Company (vendor of PoolParty Semantic Suite software). Previously Ms. Hedden was a senior vocabulary editor at an educational publisher, the taxonomist at an enterprise search engine software developer, …

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James Hobart

James Hobart is an internationally recognized user interface design consultant based in California, USA. He specializes in the design of large-scale, enterprise applications. He is an expert in user interface design and in creating effective user experience strategies. Mr. Hobart has over 27 years of software development experience and over 23 years of GUI, Web …

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Sander Hoogendoorn

He is a dad, an independent consultant, software craftsman, architect, programmer, coach, speaker, trainer, and writer. He is seasoned in Agile, Scrum, Kanban, continuous delivery, (no) software estimation, agile requirements, design patterns, domain driven design, UML, software architecture, microservices, and writing beautiful code. Sander changes organizations and teams and coaches them to optimize their processes, …

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Russell Jurney

He is principal consultant at Data Syndrome, a product analytics consultancy dedicated to advancing the adoption of the development methodology Agile Data Science, as outlined in the book Agile Data Science 2.0. He has worked as a Data Scientist building data products for over a decade, starting in interactive web visualization and then segwaying towards …

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Rick van der Lans

Rick van der Lans is a highly-respected independent analyst, consultant, author, and internationally acclaimed lecturer specializing in data architectures, data warehousing, business intelligence, big data, and database technology. In 2018 he was selected the sixth most influential BI analyst worldwide by onalytica.com. He has presented countless seminars, webinars, and keynotes at industry-leading conferences. For many …

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