08-15-16

Contact:
Ann McDonough
Object Management Group
+1-781-444 0404
mcdonough@omg.org


Insurance Industry Reference Model Workshop Planned Next Month in Chicago

Needham, MA - August 15, 2016 - The Object Management Group® (OMG®) and the Business Architecture Guild will co-host the Business Architecture Insurance Reference Model Building Workshop from September 13-14, 2016 at the Loews O'Hare Chicago hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, USA.

The workshop is organized into general orientation and multiple breakout sessions. Breakout sessions will focus on capability and value mapping for Property & Casualty and Health Insurance. A third breakout session centered on Life & Retirement is pending. End-of-day discussions will focus on reviewing the work of each team, sharing lessons learned, and discussing possible alignment ideas.

Workshop leaders representing various insurance industry sectors and business architecture experts speaking include:

  • Amy Bachman, Director, Business Analysis, Penn Mutual Life
  • Matt Edwards, Business Architect, Independence Blue Cross
  • Whynde Kuehn, Director & Cofounder, Business Architecture Guild
  • Chalon Mullins, Principal Enterprise Architect, Kaiser Permanente
  • Dave Schrenk, Master Analyst, Erie Insurance
  • William Ulrich, President, Business Architecture Guild

On Monday, September 12th from 2-5 pm, a free pre-workshop primer will be held for the first 50 registrants. Focusing on the basic skills needed to participate in the workshop, the primer is designed for attendees new to business architecture.

Registration for the two-day event is $445 USD. Agenda details and a registration form can be found at http://www.omg.org/news/meetings/tc/il-16/special-events/BA_Reference-Model_Workshop.

About the Business Architecture Guild®
The primary purpose of the Business Architecture Guild is "to promote best practices and expand the knowledgebase of the business architecture discipline." The Guild is an international, not-for-profit, member-based organization that provides valuable resources to business architecture practitioners and others interested in the field. The Business Architecture Guild is the source of A Guide to the Business Architecture Body of Knowledge® (BIZBOK® Guide) and providers of the Certified Business Architect (CBA)® program, which certifies business architects worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.businessarchitectureguild.org.


About OMG
The Object Management Group® (OMG®) is an international, open membership, not-for-profit technology standards consortium. OMG Task Forces develop enterprise integration standards for a wide range of technologies and an even wider range of industries. OMG's modeling standards enable powerful visual design, execution and maintenance of software and other processes. Visit www.omg.org for more information.

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