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Stephanie Covert
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Business Ecology Initiative Announces Webinar Series
Twice-Monthly thought leadership series focuses on business process excellence and 
making organizations more responsive, sustainable and secure

Needham, MA, USA - May 2, 2011 - OMG's® Business Ecology® Initiative (BEI) today announced the BEI Webinar Series. Each webinar in the series will examine trends, best practices and hot button issues in one of five categories: Business Planning & Design, Business Process Excellence, Intelligent Business, Sustainable Business, and Secure Business - the five main focus areas of the BEI and its communities of practice. The first four webinars will be held on Fridays beginning on May 6. Beginning June 28, the webinar series will move to its regular schedule of the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. For more information on the BEI Webinar Series visit

"Organizations today are hampered by outmoded, siloed structures and processes," said Abbie Lundberg, executive director, BEI. "The Business Ecology Initiative is committed to breaking down silos and helping organizations increase their business velocity and become more responsive, sustainable and secure.

"The new webinar series builds on the success of the Business Process Excellence community of practice's Center of Excellence webinar series, led by BPE CoP co-chair Mohan Bavirisetty. Moving forward, all five CoPs will contribute to the series by engaging thought leaders in each of the five BEI areas of focus."

The first four webinars will be on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. EDT:

  • The Role of Enablement in the Programmatic Success of BPM - Ms. Karyn Brown, Vice President - Operations, Pegasystems on May 6, 2011
  • BPM Excellence in the Financial Service Industry - Dr. Ketabchi, Chief Strategist, Progress Software on May 20, 2011
  • Business Driven Governance for SOA/BPM, SGMM in Action - Mr. William Brown, Chief Architect, Governance Lead, IBM SOA Center of Excellence on June 3, 2011
  • AI Assisted Learning in Adaptive Tutored Learning Environments - Dr. Pedrazolli Founder and CTO of GSi Edu Research on June 17, 2011

Each webinar will last approximately 40 minutes. There is no charge for the BEI Webinar Series. To register to attend a webinar, please visit


About the Business Ecology Initiative
Business Ecology® is a management imperative to make business more responsive, effective, sustainable and secure in a complex, networked world. Organizations that pursue Business Ecology optimize business operations and foster innovation through business-technology convergence, better decision making, business process excellence, removal of waste from business practices and technology portfolios, holistic risk management, and real-time insight and action.

The Business Ecology Initiative (BEI) is a non-profit, member-led organization committed to breaking down silos and promoting Business Ecology practices both within organizations and among them. It provides thought leadership, education, advocacy and a platform for the development and sharing of case studies and practices among business and technology leaders.

For more information or to join the BEI, visit or email The BEI is managed by OMG®.

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Edited by Stephanie

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