Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES)

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


Platinum Sponsors


Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 38,000 professionals in 25 countries. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation.

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Booz Allen Hamilton

For more than 100 years, military, government, and business leaders have turned to Booz Allen Hamilton to solve their most complex problems. As a consulting firm with experts in analytics, digital, engineering, and cyber, we help organizations transform.

We are a key partner on some of the most innovative programs for governments worldwide and trusted by their most sensitive agencies. We work shoulder to shoulder with clients, using a mission-first approach to choose the right strategy and technology to help them realize their vision. With global headquarters in McLean, Virginia and more than 80 offices worldwide, our firm employs nearly 27,000 people worldwide.

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"IBM is the global leader in business transformation through an open hybrid cloud platform and AI, serving clients in more than 170 countries around the world. Today 47 of the Fortune 50 Companies rely on the IBM Cloud to run their business, and IBM Watson enterprise AI is hard at work in more than 30,000 engagements. IBM is also one of the world's most vital corporate research organizations, with 28 consecutive years of patent leadership. Above all, guided by principles for trust and transparency and support for a more inclusive society, IBM is committed to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world."

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MANTA is a world-class data lineage platform that automatically scans your data environment to build a powerful map of all data flows and deliver it through a native UI and other channels to both technical and non-technical users. With MANTA, everyone gets full visibility and control of their data pipeline.

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Nintex is the global standard for process management and automation. Today more than 8,000 publicand private sector clients across 90 countries turn to the Nintex Platform to accelerate progress on theirdigital transformation journeys by quickly and easily managing, automating and optimizing businessprocesses. Learn more by visiting to experience how Nintex and its global partnernetwork are shaping the future of Intelligent Process Automation (IPA).

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Scaled Agile

About Scaled Agile, Inc.  Scaled Agile, Inc. provides SAFe®, the world’s leading framework for business agility. Through learning and certification, a global partner network, and 500,000 trained professionals, Scaled Agile helps organizations build agility into their culture to deliver customer value, capitalize on opportunities, and improve business outcomes. Learn more at

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Signavio is the next generation of Business Process Management (BPM) trusted by over 1,000 companies worldwide. Signavio Business Transformation Suite is a modern solution designed to leverage the interfaces, devices, and working practices of today with the future of your business in mind. The suite consists of three distinct products, Process Manager, Workflow Accelerator, and Process Intelligence, in addition to the Collaboration Hub, which integrates with each product and creates a single source of truth. Managing processes, automating workflows, and analyzing process-related data has never been easier. 

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Skan Inc.

Skan's AI-powered Process Intelligence Platform enables modern enterprises to understand how work is getting done. Utilizing the latest in computer vision and machine learning, Skan synthesizes the digital traces of all human and screen interactions to provide organizations with data-driven insights to understand their digital processes.

By uncovering how work and processes get done, organizations can plan digital transformation efforts, drive process improvement, and build strategic employee training initiatives.

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Thoughtexchange helps leaders crowdsource answers to questions in real time. Everyone contributes, everyone learns, without bias. AI and machine learning ensure everyone’s response gets considered by others. Powerful analysis tools instantly surface valuable insights into key areas of agreement and disagreement.

Leaders can find common ground, inspire trust and use data to make decisions that get immediate support. Millions of people around the world use Thoughtexchange to lead change, optimize learning, define products and drive innovation.

Discover how Thoughtexchange is rethinking the way people come together to share ideas and create ownership for important decisions.

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Gold Sponsors


ABBYY empowers organizations to gain a complete understanding of their business processes and the content that fuels them with its Digital Intelligence platform.

ABBYY technologies are used by more than 5,000 companies, including many of the Fortune 500, and is recognized for its leadership in Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) and Process Discovery & Mining for driving significant impact where it matters most: customer experience, effectiveness, profitability, and competitive advantage.

ABBYY is a global company with offices in 14 countries. For more information, visit and follow us on LinkedInTwitter, and Facebook.

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Celonis has one very simple goal: to analyze today’s processes to make tomorrow’s world more efficient. We are dedicated to pursuing this vision with passion and purposefulness. In our opinion, any company can achieve great things, regardless of its size, industry, or history.

Celonis process mining is the new standard in Big Data Analytics designed to help companies around the world save valuable time and money through improved process transparency and efficiency. We hope you will join us on this journey.

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CreateASoft, inc.

CreateASoft, Inc. provides dynamic process improvement solutions, leading edge predictive technology, and end-to-end support to a variety of process based operations dedicated to improving operational efficiency and responsiveness. Our dynamic simulation solution delivers an integrated tool set driving the improvement process from data collection to current state mapping, all the way to an interactive 2D or 3D future state model. All, while providing the necessary analysis and reporting tools needed to support continuous operational improvement.

Enhance International Group

EIG stands to challenge the prevailing management practices by collaborating with companies on turnaround management, corporate restructuring, productivity, and performance improvement for companies and stakeholders. We use a variety of tools and methodologies including Lean Six Sigma to assess and analyze corporate processes and practices. EIG prides themselves on strong customer interface and feedback to work in partnership to drive change. The team is comprised of seasoned executives with global management experiences.

Committed to its core values, EIG is a boutique firm with a reputation for providing leadership, problem-solving, and value creation to underperforming and robust companies across varied industries. 

FireStart Inc

FireStart empowers people and technology to perform as one™. Our collaborative process automation ecosystem connects the dots between people, applications and software robots– so that every individual can make a difference.

We take pride in continuously empowering some of the world’s most prominent organizations in their digital transformation journey to reduce costs, improve cycle times and boost customer experience. Our cost effective, easy to use solution in combination with our low-code approach improves your organization's agility, transparency and resilience.

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Lightyear's software allows businesses to buy and manage their network services across more than 1,000 service providers globally (internet, WAN, data center, voice / phone) on a ridiculously easy-to-use online platform. With Lightyear you can configure services, get quotes, pick vendors, sign contracts, monitor implementations, handle renewal shopping, and manage your entire network inventory in one vendor-neutral platform.

Hundreds of enterprise users trust Lightyear with all of their network procurement needs, including those at StockX, Palo Alto Networks, Element Solutions, Roadrunner Transportation, Lime, Campus Apartments, Louis Vuitton and Curology as well as many ISPs themselves. 

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Moxtra Inc.

In today’s mobile world, your business needs its’ own high engagement app - within your brand. Your app must deliver a private, interactive experience to secure the growth and directly loyalty of your customers. Moxtra can make your app into a one-stop destination for your clients to engage and complete business with your team.

For a business without an app, we provide a turn-key, white labeled solution that can be deployed within days for iOS, Android, and Web. If your business already has an app, Moxtra’s high interactivity capabilities can be added through an SDK. Moxtra has been built over several years, partnership with some of the world’s leading financial institutions. These organizations use the Moxtra platform to power their digital business transactions - with rigorous compliance, security, and auditability.

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Nividous Software Solutions Inc

Nividous specializes in helping companies maximize the value delivered by human workers. Nividous’ intelligent automation platform is one of the very few platforms that offer key Hyperautomation capabilities out of the box. Robotic Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence, and Business Process Management, the key components of Hyperautomation have been developed natively within the platform, allowing for end-to-end automation.


Nureva helps teams accelerate agile processes and stay aligned. Stop by our booth to try Span™ Workspace, a visual collaboration tool that’s ideal for sprint backlog refinement, sprint planning, retrospectives and more.

Pave the way for better teamwork with tools that make it easy for people to generate ideas, map workflows and track decisions – whether they’re in the same room or around the world. Take advantage of unlimited canvases, built-in templates and powerful QuickShare features. Sync action items with Jira® Software with zero transcribing.

Span Workspace is web-based and works across all personal devices and large displays for maximum flexibility. Your distributed team members can participate fully in every planning session, stand-up meeting or retrospective, no matter where they are.

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If it’s a priority to scale your initiative rapidly, simply, and consistently, meet OpusWorks®, creator of the original ‘Blended e-learning Platform’ for the Process Excellence Community. 

If you’re looking to advance your brand, standardize knowledge transfer, stop fire-fighting, develop root-cause problem solvers, train practitioners, enable mentors, prepare leaders, improve performance, transform culture, celebrate success, and increase ROI, choose OpusWorks to efficiently, effectively, and economically achieve and sustain continuous improvement. 

Know your plan, but need a better way to deploy?  Let’s proliferate your best learning and project execution best practices, just like customers including the U.S. Air Force, Cintas, DFAS, Gallo, L3Harris, Loma Linda Hospital, and Prudential.

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Scrum@Scale, LLC

Scrum@Scale, LLC is wholly owned by Scrum, Inc. The Scrum@Scale framework is the natural extension of the Scrum framework; it was created by Dr. Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum, and was designed to deliver business agility by making every team a Scrum team. It enables organizations to transform into market-disrupting forces. Regardless of industry, this lightweight, adaptable scaling framework is known for “minimum viable bureaucracy” via a scale-free architecture and empowering every Scrum team member.

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Software AG

To compete in today’s hyper-connected world, enterprises need a digital strategy that delivers continuous innovation and drives ongoing transformation. Software AG can help. We offer the industry’s best-fit business transformation software—a single platform that combines two market-leading products, ARIS and Alfabet. With the platform, organizations gain a complete set of collaborative business and IT design and planning capabilities.

ARIS helps enterprises design, analyze, share and improve processes as well as map customer journeys to optimize the customer experience. Companies also use ARIS to manage risks and compliance with regulations. Alfabet helps enterprises plan and invest wisely in their enterprise architectures, reducing transformational risks by understanding when, where, how and why to make changes in the IT portfolio.

Both ARIS and Alfabet are available in the cloud, so you can subscribe and quickly see the benefits. Free trial at

Software AG, celebrating its 50th year, has global headquarters in Germany, 10,000+ customers, and more than 4,700 employees in 70 countries. The company is also a market leader in integration and APIs as well as IoT and analytics software. Learn more at

Upland Software

Upland PowerSteering is a complete program, project and portfolio solution that enables organizations to align strategy and execution from the top down; helping our customers achieve demonstrable productivity and cost savings. PowerSteering has a proven track record working with pioneers in continuous improvement and is trusted by many of the world’s leading organizations including PolyOne, PepsiCo, Johnson Controls, Staples, US Department of Defense, and more. PowerSteering can help you run more successful transformation and process excellence initiatives by helping you identify, evaluate and execute programs that reduce waste, cut expenses, and streamline business operations.

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Visual Enterprise Architecture (VEA)

Visual Enterprise Architecture (VEA) delivers Strategic Services and Solutions for Business Process Excellence, IT Portfolio Planning, Governance, Software Product Development and Enterprise Architecture. Our proven best practices ensure agility, flexibility, and prioritization of key initiatives to drive successful business results!

Since 1996, the VEA approach has combined practical, repeatable, cost-effective solutions for aligning strategic objectives, process architecture and technology portfolios to optimize people and resources to achieve Business Transformation!

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Silver Sponsors


ABPMP® is a non-profit professional association dedicated to the field of Business Process Management. Through a global network, ABPMP connects over 15,000+ individuals representing more than 750 corporations and 56 chapters worldwide. As the voice of the Business Process Management community, ABPMP supports the recognition of the BPM profession and discipline and is dedicated to maintaining the global standard for BPM practices and certification.

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AdaptOne is a leading cloud supplier-centric procurement solutions platform. AdaptOne Supplier Management, Procurement Management, Supplier Diversity Management, and Certification Management solutions leverage their best-in-class process-centric heritage and the AdaptOne Platform to empower organizations with the ability to embrace their unique competitive differentiation to deliver optimal sustainable performance. 

AdaptOne’s comprehensive solutions provide deep domain capabilities that unify, streamline and manage the procurement process.  Providing enterprise stakeholders with accurate real-time visibility to maximize data insights to reduce costs, reduce risk and manage compliance.  AdaptOne’s intuitive user-friendly design, scalability and security are cornerstones to AdaptOne’s rapid deployment and accelerated user adoption.  Learn more by visiting

Blueprint Software Systems

Blueprint is a leading provider of digital process design and management solutions to Fortune 1000 organizations. Today, global leaders from every industry use Blueprint to identify, design and manage high-value automations with speed and precision in order to scale the scope and impact of their RPA initiatives.

From comprehensive analytics and AI-assisted modeling to change management and integrations with the leading Process Discovery and RPA vendors, our award-winning business solution provides the end-to-end visibility and control you need to simplify and accelerate the path to a scalable, enterprise-wide RPA model that drives continued business growth.

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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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Competitive Solutions Inc.


With over twenty-five years of experience transforming businesses through effective leadership training, Competitive Solutions, Inc.™ is giving organizations the power to make decisions that are fact-driven and company-directed.

We are providing meaningful ways to collect data that leads to the creation of a responsible business culture. We believe that by bringing transparency, unity, and stability to each company we work with, we help our clients drive success throughout their organizations.

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Delane Consulting & Talent Management

Delane’s commitment from the outset of the firm has been to pro-vide unique and sustainable value to its clients.Our team is dedicated to providing clients with specialized analy-ses and customized solutions that are tailored to address specif-ic challenges and opportunities and to deliver measurable andsustainable results.

Leveraging Delane’s unique Lean Business Agility (DLBA) framework and methodologies coupled with decades of consult-ing expertise, the Delane Team coaches and mentors the Client Team to efficiently implement best practices and processes forchange management.Our professionals are creative and driven leaders who are boundby a shared culture of integrity, innovation, and performanceexcellence. It is our personal commitment to not only deliversolutions, but long-term results to drive improvement throughoutour clients' organizations.

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The Institute for Healthcare Excellence

The Institute for Healthcare Excellence partners with healthcare organizations to nurture relational skills necessary to create a culture that embraces trust, respect, compassion, and teamwork - creating an environment where quality, safety, and efficiency can flourish. Through this work, physicians, nurses, and the caregiver team reconnect to purpose and restore joy to the practice of medicine. The result of the culture-transforming work is a restoration of humanity to medicine.

myInvenio, an IBM company

myInvenio, an IBM Company, provides customers with a process mining solution to help organizations use AI-powered automation in order to streamline business processes. Together with robotic process automation (RPA) and work orchestration, myInvenio process mining forms the technology foundation of the IBM Cloud Paks for Automation that features capabilities and workflows to help quickly and intelligently automate IT and business operations. myInvenio has been recognized as a Cool Vendor in Analytics by Gartner (2016) and Hot Vendor in BPM by Aragon Research (2018).

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Process Improvement Partners LLC

Process Improvement Partners LLC helps organizations create and sustain solutions to their most complex problems related to safety, productivity, customer service, and cost. Utilizing Lean and Kaizen thinking, team members are engaged and empowered to unlock their creativity and own their results.

Adam Lawrence, founder of Process Improvement Partners LLC, takes the improvement journey with his clients. From chartering events, to preparing leadership, to facilitating Kaizen, and post-event follow-up, Adam is 100% committed to ensuring the team has a winning result and a fantastic experience.

Our top requested events include: Site Assessment, Value Stream Mapping, Changeover Reduction, Workplace Organization, and Process Optimization.

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Tata Consultancy Services

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. Visit:


Thinaër empowers enterprise-level digital transformation for a growing list of Fortune 500 firms. We offer proprietary technology, advanced analytics, and consulting to help clients solve complex challenges and capture new opportunities.

Our technology platform brings together IoT data generated by an organization’s assets and real-time feedback from its key stakeholders to present a dynamic, data-centric view of the organization.

The platform uses BLE-enabled beacons to collect up to 3,200 pieces of data per second to monitor asset location, vibration and movement, and environmental conditions. Its real-time feedback features gather input and sentiment at a scale that transcends distance, hierarchy, function, and role.

Our advanced analytics and change management consulting use each client’s unique data to generate insights, develop strategies, and craft leadership trainings that support digital transformation and change. Using this approach, Thinaër drives impactful process optimization, improved efficiency, and cultural alignment.

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CMMI Institute

CMMI Institute enables organizations to elevate and benchmark performance across a range of critical business capabilities, including product development, service excellence, workforce management, data management, supplier management, and cybersecurity.



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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FIS Global

FIS is a leader in technology and services that helps businesses and communities thrive by advancing commerce and the financial world.

For over 50 years, FIS has continued to drive growth for clients around the world by creating tomorrow’s technology, solutions and services to modernize today’s businesses and customer experiences. By connecting merchants, banks and capital markets, we use our scale, apply our deep expertise and data-driven insights, innovate with purpose to solve for our clients’ future, and deliver experiences that are more simple, seamless and secure to advance the way the world pays, banks and invests.

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