11:35 am – 12:35 pm | Presentation | Room: Oceana 8-10
Business Rules and Agile: Can or Cannot?
Presented by: Gladys S.W. Lam
“Agile is a vast global movement that is transforming the world of work,” according to Steve Denning of Forbes Magazine.
Business rules are your organization’s operational knowledge – your competitive advantage. Can you use agile to create the rules needed for your organization to guide behaviour and make decisions?
Find out how business rules can be used to make radical business transformation, how to ensure consistency in your answers to your customers, and how to get the most out of agile for business rules.
This presentation explains …
The business view of agile
- Which types of rules are good for agile approach and which are not
- Why architecture is important under an agile approach
- How to scope a business rules project with or without agile
- How to build for re-use
Co-Founder & Principal
Business Rule Solutions, LLC
Gladys S.W. Lam is a world-renowned authority on business design. She is Principal and Co-Founder of Business Rule Solutions, LLC (www.BRSolutions.com), the most recognized company world-wide in developing business capabilities based on business architecture and business rules. Based upon her experiences consulting to over two hundred organizations, Ms. Lam developed the landmark BRS methodology with Ronald G. Ross featuring numerous innovative techniques including popular ConceptSpeak™ and RuleSpeak™. She co-authored Building Business Solutions: Business Analysis with Business Rules (2nd Ed.).
Ms. Lam is widely known for her lively, pragmatic style. She speaks and teaches worldwide at conferences and other professional events. She is also Executive Director of the Building Business Capability (BBC) Conference, the official conference of the IIBA®. She also chairs the steering committee for the Business Rules Excellence Awards (BREA). Ms. Lam is Co-Founder of BRCommunity.com, professionals and home of Business Rules Journal.
Ms. Lam is an expert on business project management, having managed numerous large-scale projects across a variety of industries and government organizations. She works comfortably with senior executives and senior management providing insights and advice on business solutions to business problems. She is highly effective with mentoring and training business analysts and other professionals.
Ms. Lam is recognized for her ability to identify the source of business issues, and for her effectiveness in developing pragmatic approaches to resolve them. She has gained a world-class reputation for fostering positive professional relationships with principals and support staff on projects.
Ms. Lam graduated from the University of British Columbia with a B.S. in Computer Science.
Gladys's 2017 Presentations:
- The What, Why and How of Business Rules
Monday, November 6, 2017 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
- Engineering the Business Capability: How Business Rules, Business Processes, and Requirements Can All Work Together
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
- Business Rules and Agile: Can or Cannot?
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 (11:35 am – 12:35 pm)