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Business Aspect - A Fresh Perspective

STRATEGY  / ARCHITECTURE  / RISK & CONTINUITY  / PLANNING & EXECUTION

NOVEMBER 2015

Welcome to the final issue of BA Perspectives for 2015.  This month Dr. Richard Eden PSM provides us with a leader's perspective on the most important ingredients to foster a culture of innovation.  

We share a client story in this same theme of innovation - the QFish Public Portal to deliver ‘open, transparent data to the community’ in Queensland.

You can read interviews with Canberra based consultant, Dan Woodrow and Sydney based principal consultant, Ian Palmer. We are also pleased to announce the appointment of a number of new consultants across Australia including Ian Gordon, Richard Eden, Paul Green, Murray Andrews and Sven Wittchen.

As the year of our tenth anniversary comes to a close we are buoyed by the innovation and transformation we are seeing at client sites across Australia. Thank you once again for being part of our first decade and the journey ahead as we continue to enable industry and government to innovate and thrive in an age of digital disruption and business transformation.

Leadership Leadership recipe for a culture of innovation by Dr. Richard Eden PSM

"As a country, organisation, or an individual, we have to be more innovative, more technologically advanced, more enterprising, more competitive, and more productive." Read more to discover Dr Eden's approach to leadership and innovation. 

Image courtesy of Qld FisheriesQFish Public Portal

Business Aspect was engaged by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries to deliver the new QFish Public Portal. Fisheries Queensland Manager, Ross Quinn said "with the help from Business Aspect we are able to provide a portal that delivers open, transparent data to the community in response to their key interests.”  Read more...

Ian PalmerAn interview with Ian Palmer

Ian joined Business Aspect as NSW Principal Consultant mid-way through 2015 and has been busy with client projects and speaking engagements. Take a glimpse into Ian's impressive career history, his latest client work and learn how he spends his spare time. Read more. 

Dan WoodrowAn interview with Dan Woodrow

Dan joined Business Aspect this year as a Senior Consultant with a long history in geospatial data, policy and information management. He offers insight into overcoming adversity and a belief that most things are possible. Read more to find out about his recent projects, his most valued career advice and how he relaxes in his downtime. 

BCP Assessment ToolBusiness Continuity Maturity Assessment Tool

Using the tool, you can measure maturity in areas of Business Continuity Management including Planning and Governance, Organisational Support, Business Requirements, Continuity Strategy, Capabilities, Response Plans, Testing and Performance Evaluation.

The comprehensive tool is available for free download here.

Agile BPM ImageKeeping up with the digital age using Agile BPM

The relentless march towards the transformation of organisations into Digital businesses is the single biggest shaper of the technology landscape and will continue to be so for the foreseeable future....Joint paper from Business Aspect & Procensol presented at this month's CFO Strategy Summit in Sydney.

Past Events

Queensland Spatial Excellence Awards

12 September 2015 - Gold Coast

David Zuill attended the QSEA where Ergon Energy received the Innovation and Commercialisation Award for their Real World Savings enabled by spatial innovation. Partner Mark Watt was instrumental in setting up the original project. Read more. 

Service Improvement Roundtable

07 October 2015 - Brisbane

Business Aspect facilitated a roundtable for Senior Departmental Executives to share experiences and leverage strategies and solutions to improve business, financial and customer management decision making.

Australian Institute of Project Management luncheon

22 October 2015 - Canberra

Business Aspect was pleased to sponsor and co-host the Audit Board Members luncheon, in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Project Management. 

Local Government Innovations Conference 

09-10 September 2015 - Wollongong

Business Aspect was pleased to attend and sponsor the event which brought together local government industry professionals to exchange thoughts, experiences and research results in all aspects of innovation and learning. Read more. 

IPWEA NSW State Conference

16 October 2015 - Terrigal

NSW Principal Consultant, Ian Palmer presented Change Management and the Impact that will occur from Fit for the Future during the State Conference. View the presentation. 

CFO Strategy Summit

09-11 November 2015 - Sydney

ACT Principal Consultant, Andrew Clarke and Partner, Mark Watt joined Procensol to present their joint paper "Agile BPM. Applying business architecture to improve ROI in Business Transformation," to Australia's leading CFO's. 

CxO Disrupt 

17 November 2015 - Brisbane

Business Aspect co-sponsored the event with Data#3 with Jacob Formann, Carla Scott and Richard Eden attending and discussing technology, innovation and disruption with some of the region's leading CxO's. View event pictures here. 

Odgers Berndtson and Diabetes NSW Charity Golf Day 2015

24 November 2015 - Sydney

Business Aspect was a proud sponsor of the Charity Golf Day. See the event pictures via Twitter.

AusRail Conference and Exhibition

24-26 November 2015 - Melbourne

Business Aspect joined The Arcs Group in a display stand for the AusRail Conference and Exhibition.

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