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Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit (BTOES19)

The Largest Premier Cross-Industry Gathering of Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Industry Leaders & Senior-Executives.

Sponsors

Strategic Knowledge Partner

McKinsey & Co.

We are a global management consulting firm that serves a broad mix of private, public and social sector institutions. We help our clients make significant and lasting improvements to their performance and realize their most important goals. With nearly a century of experience, we’ve built a firm uniquely equipped to this task.

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Platinum Sponsors

IBM

IBM helps organizations improve the quality of business processes and IT services, speed up delivery and free up employee's time for value added work. Developments in robotics and artificial intelligence have drastically improved the cost and quality of automation technology, and the opportunities that exist to drive productivity gains.

We leverage generations of advanced research and a command of emerging technologies including blockchain, IoT, Cloud, and our IBM Automation Platform to enable our clients to build systems and teams that respond rapidly to these new opportunities and improve the way humans think and do, making them faster, more productive and delivering higher quality.

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Signavio

Signavio helps you transform your business through optimized processes & decisions. First, you can get a clear picture of your organization's operations using the Signavio Process Editor, our best-in-class process modeling solution. Once processes are modeled, it's easy to identify and eliminate inefficiencies that are slowing your enterprise down or leading to inconsistent behavior. Our new Process Intelligence solution then adds in big data analytics, giving you insight into how vital processes are actually performing. The collaborative, intuitive nature of all Signavio software enables you to leverage the expertise of all stakeholders to foster a true process culture. 

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Wilson Perumal & Company

Wilson Perumal & Company is a premier management consulting firm and the leading advisor on how to compete in today's complex world. The pursuit of profitability today is the battle between the pursuit of scale economies (growth) and the new complexity such efforts often introduce. We help companies see through this complexity and simplify—to execute better and to grow more effectively and efficiently. Bringing truly unique approaches, methodologies and perspectives, we focus on helping companies rethink their customer offering, operating models, and operations management systems while helping them establish and grow a culture of operational discipline.  With offices and experienced staff in the North America and the United Kingdom, we support a wide array of clients, industries, and select government organizations.  

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TBM Consulting Group

TBM is an operations management consulting firm with clients that include executives and investors from multi-site public and private manufacturing and distribution enterprises around the world. Headquartered in Durham, NC, TBM has a global footprint that includes offices on four continents, with an operations consultant team that understands the business culture and communicate effectively in the local language. 

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West Monroe Partners

West Monroe Partners' team is made up of an uncommon blend of business savvy consultants and technical experts that work together to achieve sustainable success. 

Our business consultants are driven by opportunities to contribute to your commercial success. We partner with you to help generate revenue, reduce costs and transform your thinking, operations, and capabilities. We are at our best when your objectives demand tightly managed efforts that make direct progress toward clear business purposes.

We are also deep technical experts. We are dedicated to building solutions that address the toughest technology and business challenges. We don't hawk laundry lists of technologies.  We prefer you measure our work on its significance—the impact we have on your business and the value we create.

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Bizagi

Bizagi's process platform wraps around rigid, siloed systems, helping organizations to transform into digital businesses. The platform comprises of Bizagi Modeler to design the process models, Bizagi Studio to turn process models into running applications and Bizagi Engine to run the applications enterprise-wide.

Headquartered in the UK with customers across the world, Bizagi is a global leader in digital business platforms. With a global user community of over 650,000 process pioneers, Bizagi has helped over 500 enterprises in 50 countries to survive and thrive in the digital age. For more information, please visit www.bizagi.com

Cicero Group

Cicero Group is a leading, data-driven strategy and change management firm. When leaders seek extraordinary, rapid improvements in their business, they turn to Cicero to inform, create, and implement strategies that deliver durable, top-line and bottom-line performance improvement. Cicero employs a host of data scientists and business strategists working together to create and implement data-driven, evidence-based strategies for companies across industries and spanning the globe.

Cicero has a strong reputation for being uniquely customer and culture centric, pragmatic, and implementation-oriented, strengthened by a strong internal culture focused on delivering impact and value well beyond the investment made.   

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Hitachi Consulting Group

Hitachi Consulting is the global solutions and professional services organization within Hitachi Ltd., a global innovation leader in industrial and information technology solutions and an early pioneer of the Internet of Things. Hitachi Consulting is a business integrator for the IoT era and a catalyst for digital transformation.

Using our deep domain knowledge, we collaborate with clients to help them innovate faster, maximize operational efficiency and realize measurable, sustainable business and societal value.  As a consulting-led solutions company, we can help you leverage data as a strategic asset to drive competitive differentiation, customer loyalty and growth. Visit hitachiconsulting.com

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Dynatrace

The #1 partner for digital performance management. Deliver remarkable application experiences!

A new type of customer has emerged in the digital era and the need for organizations to deliver outstanding customer experience is now a top priority. Dynatrace understands the needs of the market and is dedicated to innovating ways of making your company succeed today and into the future.

Here are just a few of the advantages that separate us in the market:

  • 8,000 global customers
  • Support from some of the largest Fortune 500 enterprises
  • Consistent recognition as the leader in Application Performance Management
  • Our leadership role in pioneering “Digital Performance Management”

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Upland Software

PowerSteering is Continuous Improvement done smarter. Lauded by the late Dr. Mikel Harry as “the only PPM solution I recommend for my clients”, PowerSteering enables enterprises to deliver business transformation through Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement initiatives. The PowerSteering team has a proven track record working with pioneers in Lean Six Sigma, and is trusted by many of the world’s Fortune 500 companies including PolyOne, Adient, Johnson Controls Inc, Staples, US Department of Defense, and more, to accelerate strategy translation, manage the execution of project work, and produce tangible results.

Visit us on the web at https://uplandsoftware.com/powersteering/.

Gold Sponsors

iObeya

A chance encounter between Lean Management and KAP IT’s Agile DNA in 2011 inspired us to create iObeya™ as the new way of working.

This enterprise management platform offers a unique, life-like and immersive user experience for a seamless transition from paper to Digital Visual Management. 

iObeya is a human-centric solution that virtualizes meeting rooms dedicated to the practice and rituals of Visual Management and all other forms of "post-it" meetings (Kanban, Task management, Problem solving, Project management, Ideation, etc…). 

It enables multi-site collaboration, reduces the need and high cost of dedicated meeting room space, and secures the confidential information displayed on walls, whilst respecting Lean and Agile Management rituals and principles. 

iObeya unlocks the power of Visual Management for organizations looking to truly deploy a Continuous Improvement culture throughout the enterprise.

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Orchestrating Excellence

Orchestrating Excellence is a leading-edge provider of teambuilding and leadership development experiences and tools for teams, organizations, and conferences of all sizes.

Creatively designed custom programs build trust, collaboration, innovation, and a sense of community — helping organizations grow and thrive, enabling productivity to soar.

Participants learn what it’s like to be integral in a precisely synchronized and joyful musical ensemble — a celebratory experience they’ll remember for years to come. Plus we reveal the principles behind these amazing transformations so they understand how to apply them to leading and navigating change.

 

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Corporater

Corporater is a global software company that empowers medium and large organizations to evaluate, manage, and continually improve business performance by providing a business management platform that adapts to client’s unique business model, out of the box. Our software is easy to use and engages everyone in the conversation to drive performance and to achieve your business objectives. BMP supports planning, strategy management analytics, budgeting, dashboards, scorecards, key performance indicator management, web and document reporting, portfolio management, governance risk and compliance. 

Corporater’s Business Management Platform enables you to align your business units and processes, translate your strategy into action, communicate the strategy across your organization and help your organization drive performance…without dependency on your IT support team or a software vendor.

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Kitch Consulting

Kitch Consulting & Coaching Ltd. (KCCL) is a company dedicated to Changing Limiting Mindsets so Nations, Businesses and People can prosper, live healthy and fulfilling lives. Formerly named Kitch Consulting Ltd and originally incorporated in Barbados in 2007; we are now based in the Turks and Caicos Islands. We travel globally bringing our unique approach to our work with the private, public sector and with individuals.

Kitch Consulting & Coaching Ltd works directly with executive and senior leaders, politicians, and entrepreneurs. We design and implement organizational transformation programmes that deliver performance improvement and sustainable change enhancing competitiveness and facilitating sustainable economic development.

For past 10 years we have proven success with our global clients in Business transformations, executive leadership coaching and team development. Visit http://kitch-cc.com/ .

BP Logix

BP Logix Process Director is an innovative low-code/no- code BPM and case management solution that unites IT and business users. Our award-winning software enables our customers to deploy sophisticated, form-based, workflow-driven enterprise applications in a fraction of the time and cost of traditional development. We are a trusted partner that helps customers address their challenges – from contract and asset management to onboarding and electronic review and approval. Our solution enables our customers to build and sustain successful businesses. Whether in the cloud or on premise, Process Director- driven applications deliver improvements in productivity, compliance, business transformation and operational excellence for enterprise organizations world  across industries and the globe. For more information, visit www.bplogix.com.

BP-3

BP3 is the industry expert in business process management (BPM), with more experience deploying BPM solutions throughout the Fortune 500 than any other firm. We have successfully created, deployed, and measured business process improvements and solutions in the most challenging environments.  Our team works with firms to help translate their business strategy into process strategy – a powerful way to foster rock-solid execution.

BP3 leverages a proprietary approach to BPM that creates winning outcomes for our clients.  Our experienced professionals and proven methodologies ensure your BPM initiatives lead to measurable performance improvements, increased visibility, and control over critical processes.

Work-Relay

Work-Relay enables Salesforce customers to build Dynamic Applications without writing code. Work-Relay adds Dynamic Case Management, Business Process Management and Project Management capabilities directly onto the Salesforce platform. Our customers span virtually all industries and are some of Salesforce’s largest deployments worldwide.

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Schuh Complexity Management Group, Inc.

Schuh & Company focuses on helping companies to regain or improve their profitability by providing solutions and methods for managing the ever increasing complexity of today‘s enterprises, products, and processes.


With this approach, the company was established in 1989 as an implementation-oriented problem solver for the industry.  Today, the company consists of about 50 employees committed to ensure their client’s success through their work as strategy and organizational consultants, as well as management coaches.

Schuh & Company is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, with subsidiaries in St. Gallen, Switzerland (since 1991), and Atlanta, GA, USA (since 1997).

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AlignOrg Solutions

AlignOrg Solutions aligns your business’s day-to-day operations with its overall strategy. 

As experts in organization design and management, our team of management specialists helps Fortune 500, nonprofit, and businesses big and small, identify the organization design choices and business models needed to bring about greater alignment within companies for true organization transformation.  Our management specialists help leaders from a wide variety of industries, clarify strategy, align their organization’s vision with performance, and build organization design roadmaps that actually work, all while effectively managing change.

At AlignOrg Solutions, we not only diagnose your organization’s stumbling blocks we transform them into appropriate building blocks—to get change off the ground—and move your business into a productive, sustained, period of performance and growth.

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Performance Solutions by Milliken

Performance Solutions by Milliken (PSbyM) brings a unique, Practitioner-based value proposition to its clients and has built an enviable record of helping companies achieve substantial and sustainable improvements in their operations and safety excellence efforts. This approach, built on the foundation of lessons learned while Milliken & Company created and implemented its own world-class performance system, helps client organizations engage and empower their associates by establishing a culture of continuous improvement and drive breakthrough operations impact. PSbyM currently serves companies in more than 100 operating locations in 28 countries across a wide range of industry sectors.

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Kepner-Tregoe

For nearly 60 years, Kepner-Tregoe has worked with the world’s leading companies to improve business outcomes. We support organizations that want to increase operational efficiency/performance through the continuous improvement of product quality and equipment reliability. We do this by implementing a consistent approach to problem solving and improved troubleshooting skills. Our clients benefit from significantly reduced costs and improved operational effectiveness though a unique blend of training and consulting solutions.

Our processes become your capital. We consult, train, implement, coach you through change, and build skills and capability that translates into rapid problem resolution, smart planning, calculated decision making, and ongoing management effectiveness.

We help organizations run more efficiently. Period.

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Silver Sponsors

Cognizant

Digital technologies and business models, are driving a dramatic shift in how we live and work. Companies are witnessing increased volatility, new forms of competition, new business models and pressures on existing revenue streams.

Cognizant is helping companies navigate this shift and reinvent their business, operations and technology landscape.

We blend deep industry experience with technology expertise to deliver business outcomes for clients. Through strong local engagement, we collaborate closely with our clients to co-create value – driving cost effectiveness as well as investing in new capabilities, ideas and innovation.

Our clients depend on us to accelerate innovation by orchestrating capabilities – from within Cognizant as well as from our ecosystem of best-of-breed partners – to help transform legacy models into new age models that propel them to greater market success.

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Agent Technologies Inc.

Founded in 1995, Agent Technologies provides operation improvement through software and consulting. We've done work for small companies to Procter & Gamble with a concentration on manufacturing organizations.

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Exhibitors

OpusWorks

OpusWorks for Process Excellence accelerates skill-building, transforms culture, and increases return on investment through advanced learning solutions and execution tools

In the healthcare sector, waste and defects are critical to patient experience. Mistakes due to suboptimal processes can be a life and death matter. With an effective and easy to deploy training solution, you can equip your organization with the tools they need to eliminate wastes and improve patient experience. OpusWorks’ Lean Essentials for Healthcare and Green Belt for Healthcare blended e-Learning is B2B focused and enables you to rapidly scale your training initiatives while maintaining a high level of customization, specific to your company. Educate your workforce to allow for improved performance and efficiency.

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Simpler

Simpler Consulting, an IBM Company, is a leading management consulting firm that helps organizations around the globe to improve performance through lean transformations. Since 1996, Simpler has worked closely with clients to foster an organizational culture that continuously seeks out opportunities to make improvements, and help to stimulate business-impacting results. With its proprietary Simpler Business System®, Simpler has helped clients to implement lean transformations across a wide range of industries. Simpler® Consulting was acquired by Truven Health Analytics, an IBM company, in 2014. Truven Health Analytics™ was acquired by IBM in 2016 to help form a new business, Watson Health.

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i-nexus

i-nexus provides a SaaS solution that supports multiple strategy execution methodologies. If offers capabilities to define and cascade goals, plan and execute initiatives, and track achievement of outcomes, enabling organizations to continuously adjust the linkages between strategic and operational business outcomes. i-nexus helps:

Operational Excellence Leaders ensure their improvement investment is aligned with business goals and delivers financial and non-financial benefits;

Executives utilize Hoshin Planning to cascade business goals to actionable priorities with X-matrices and drive on-going review;

Business Transformation Leaders and EPMO align their strategic initiatives with business objectives, drive execution of strategic programs and track benefit realization.

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MEGA International

MEGA International is a global software company that helps customers reduce time-to-market, eliminate information silos that divide business units, and improve the customer experience. Our HOPEX platform gives you clear visibility so you can understand the relationships throughout your company’s ecosystem, spot opportunities for strategic investments in digital technology, and tie strategy to a roadmap for execution.

Our mission is to make something that people need. Your job is to make smart investment decisions and we’re here to provide you with the transparency you need to be confident, informed, & ready at a moment’s notice.

Customers use MEGA’s enterprise architecture platform to support digital transformation and gain a stronger understanding of their organization’s strategy, investments, processes, risks, and IT landscape. We’re proud to have a portfolio of customers who have achieved a 300+% ROI. Together, let’s see how we can do even better for your business.

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Achieveit

We started AchieveIt because every business struggles with driving execution. The AchieveIt Execution Insight Platform is a cloud-based software solution that solves the problems of strategy execution. It’s the only solution on the market that provides both meaningful intelligence on execution and the ability to drive results with it. So far, we’ve helped more than 300 customers, representing thousands of users in more than 26 industries, supercharge their execution eff orts and gain business insight.

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ProcessPlan, Inc

ProcessPlan is a simple yet powerful cloud-based process (procedure, project, workflow) platform. 

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CohnReznick

In both times of rapid growth and of crisis organizations face a myriad of issues relative to their strategic objectives. 

CohnReznick Advisory offers a  team of professionals who are dedicated to helping organizations address many different challenges resulting from growth, economic issues, opportunities, or crises.  We work with your team to identify and implement effective solutions to help your organization optimize profitability and growth, improve workflow and performance and manage risk and compliance.

To learn more about our Business Transformation Services please visit us at BOOTH A15 during the conference and speak with our business transformation experts.

Everteam

Everteam empowers your rapid, end-to-end business transformation with an open standards business process engine that connects systems and data sources to both mobile and web applications for flawless customer experience and operational excellence. 

Automating processes with Everteam.ibpms is easy:

●      Start with a “drag and drop” process map

●      Add business rules, SLA's, routing and decision tables

●      Easily connect underlying (often legacy) systems, web services, and data sources

●      Expose your results either using our native interface or your web portals and mobile applications

We look forward to learning more about your business transformation initiatives at BTOES 17.

BPM-D

BPM-D® is an innovative and reliable business partner that enables organizations to increase performance and productivity through cross-functional business and information technology initiatives – fast and at low risk. We are THE experts in establishing and applying the Discipline of Business Process Management (BPM-Discipline) providing significant value through systematic strategy execution in a digital world. The business was established based on the years of experience of its co-founders in delivering components of this vision: strategy; governance; process improvement; modeling & repositories; next generation automation and change enablement to organizations, both for large and small organizations.

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Trisotech


Trisotech is a global leader in digital enterprise transformation solutions, offering innovative and easy-to-use software tools that allow customers to visualize, innovate, transform and improve their digital enterprise. Trisotech customers use The Digital Enterprise Suite to provide new and revolutionary ways for their knowledge workers to collaborate and succeed in an increasingly global, connected and competitive world. Trisotech products are providing digital transformation help to financial, healthcare, agriculture, insurance, government and many other types of organizations.

Combining concepts of simplicity, usability and collaboration in the cloud, Trisotech’s Digital Enterprise Suite is a highly visual and interactive software suite that brings strategy, design and technology together providing your organization with insight for gaining competitive advantage.

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Cohesive Solutions

Cohesive Solutions, is an enterprise asset management consultant and a systems integrator. A partner to both IBM and Esri, Cohesive takes a wholistic approach to all things related to asset management. We provide business transformation services that enable organizations to reach advanced ROIs. We also deliver an enterprise performance management solution, Propel.  Propel aligns performance goals and increases operational excellence. Since 1998 Cohesive Solutions has provided world class services to North American organizations in Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, T&D and Utilities.

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SoftExpert Software

Founded in 1995 and operating in over 30 countries, SoftExpert is a market leader in software and services for enterprise-wide business process excellence and compliance management, providing the most comprehensive application suite to empower organizations to increase business performance and to maximize industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance programs. Currently, more than 2,000 leading organizations from all sizes and industries worldwide trust SoftExpert solutions for automating and supporting key business excellence programs and initiatives.

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Track & Workshop Sponsors

Stratence Partners

Stratence Partners is a multi-disciplinary Consulting Services & Systems Solutions specializing in three Core Disciplines: Strategy Optimization, Commercial Effectiveness and Pricing Excellence (Pricing Excellence services are provided as a franchisee of Pricing Solutions, 1993, Toronto).
Fernando Ventureira (Since 1989, Alcatel, MCG, PWC, McKinsey), CEO of Stratence Partners, started his collaboration with Pricing Solutions in 2006, being Vice President Europe since 2010.


We Partner with People in the Organizations to Achieve Short-Term Tangible Results & Long-Term Sustainable Improvements, providing Consulting Services & Systems Solutions in Strategy Optimization, Commercial Effectiveness and Pricing Excellence.


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Intelligent Organizational Systems

We are a small group of professionals devoted to helping organizations become more mindful, collaborative and agile.


We do this by:

  • Providing models and methods for aligning meaning and propensities at the individual, team, leader and organizational levels to create agile, resilient, and sustainable organizations
  • Designing organizational structures that support spontaneous teaming, functionality and integration
  • Creating fit-for-purpose workforces to ensure the performance capacity of the organization
  • Aligning work activities and organizational outcomes through the development of process-based management systems that serve the needs of repeatability and adaptation.

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Partners In Leadership

Partners In Leadership guides clients in defining Key Results™, shaping Cultural Beliefs®, and solving Accountability Gaps. With our network of experts around the world and #1 award-winning content, our firm has helped clients for nearly three decades achieve their mission by dramatically boosting employee engagement, inspiring innovation, improving cross-collaboration, developing accountable leaders, blending strategy with culture, and more. Partners In Leadership continues the legacy of pioneering Accountability Training, and innovating cultural transformation.”

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SolomonEdwards Group

SolomonEdwards is a national professional services firm focused on strategy execution.

By providing exceptional talent for complex situations, we deliver strategic expertise, apply proven project 
delivery models, and design custom solutions ― transitioning our clients' strategies into reality.

Whether launching new go-to-market strategies, improving operational efficiencies, implementing new technology, re-engineering business processes or changing leadership and/or culture, SolomonEdwards will collaborate with you to address your business’ unique challenges, aligning strategy execution initiatives with operations through our suite of business transformation offerings.

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Optimize Consulting, Inc.

Optimize Consulting, Inc. is a business management consulting firm, committed delivering improved excellence to your organization utilizing Optimize Strategic Excellence™. Federal and commercial clients have realized benefits of over $2 billion teaming up with Optimize.

The firm has a well-deserved reputation of excellence in providing smart, sensible, and cost-effective organizational improvement solutions for our clients to include award-winning global efforts with the U.S. Department of Defense.

Optimize Consulting, Inc. was created due to the sub-optimization outcomes of many lean six sigma deployment efforts that have occurred throughout the years of its popularity. The firm created Optimize Strategic Excellence to insure the client gets its biggest bang for the buck for improvement efforts. Why just improve if you can optimize?

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Tom Sawyer Software

Tom Sawyer Software is the leading provider of graph and data visualization and analysis software and services. We enable organizations to build highly scalable and flexible applications that drive operational excellence. Customers such as Airbus, Cisco, IBM, JPL, Toyota, and the US Department of Justice use our platform to visualize, analyze, design, and manage processes and dependencies, architectures and models, network topology and IT operations, and schematics and maps.

Our flagship product, Tom Sawyer Perspectives, includes enterprise-ready solutions that drive transformation and operational excellence, including Business Process, Model-Based Engineering, and Graph and Data Visualization.

Our BPMN-compliant Business Process solution leverages our innovative Graph and Data Visualization platform and its patented layout technology. It enables organizations to model and visualize compliant business process diagrams in minutes, and automatically execute workflows effectively. Our Model-Based Engineering solution is transforming Systems Engineering with automated diagram creation and customization and web-based, interactive views. Our solutions make it easier for all stakeholders to meet performance objectives.

Our software and technology experts can help your organization federate and integrate data from multiple sources to build the business process and visualization applications you need to drive operational excellence.

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The Dr. Mikel J. Harry Six Sigma Management Institute

The Dr. Mikel J. Harry Six Sigma Management Institute specializes in profit optimization for mid-size and large-scale companies. The business mission of SSMI® is eloquently simple – maximize the velocity of value creation for our client's; and do so in a way that is highly repeatable, sustainable, accountable, verifiable, teachable, and affordable.

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BlueLine Associates

BlueLine Associates is a process-driven Professional Services firm that transforms business challenges into growth, operational agility, and competitive advantage.  Our foundation in process gives us the vision to develop holistic forward thinking strategies across our consulting, managed services, and staffing service lines.  We leverage our experience, agility, and partnership model to seamlessly implement and execute solutions to elevate customer experience, increase profits, and propel organizations toward new opportunities.

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