IIBA Design Thinking Global Thought Leader Webinar - Enterprise Value Integration

Presented by Kupe Kupersmith and Stephen Turner
Join Stephen Turner and Kupe Kupersmith for the second webinar in the Design Thinking series as part of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) Global Thought Leadership Program. During this hour-long session Steve will drill-down on Enterprise Value Integration. This is a breakthrough designed to advance the careers of BAs. Here are some of the questions Steve will address:
1) Why should Design Thinking matter to BAs?
2) What is the big idea behind Enterprise Value Integration?
3) Why should BAs care about financial information systems?
4) What skills do BAs need in the years to come?
5) How do I empathize with customers and quantify what they value?

About the Presenters:

stephen-turnerStephen Turner
Stephen Turner leads multi-disciplinary teams in cloud computing migrations. He has an MS in information systems management and BFA in design. He was a judge in the Communication Arts Design Annual and has worked with clients such as The Walt Disney Company, Clorox, and Yahoo. His design thinking brings together an understanding of shifting needs in the marketplace as well as the limits of technology in the following areas:
  • Quantifying the customer value delivered by systems and technologies
  • Aligning product features and related marketing content with the needs of customer segments
  • Contextualizing microservice architecture (MSA), business process re-engineering and cost accounting to optimize operations after deals are complete
Enterprise Value Integration (EVI) is the result of more than two years of research and twenty-five years of solving problems for enterprises. Turner is working with Lisa Janke, formerly with the business process performance group with Ernst & Young, as well as Ali Nejadmalayeri, Ph.D., and Manohar Singh, Ph.D. Both are professors of finance and have seen a need develop new accounting methods to focus on customer value. EVI represents a significant breakthrough and gives business analysts new skills to add value to their organizations.

Kupe Kupersmith

kupe-kupersmithKupe Kupersmith, President, B2T Training, possesses over 20 years of experience in software systems development. He has served as the lead Business Analyst and Project Manager on projects in the Energy, television and sports management and marketing industries. Additionally, he serves as a mentor for business analysis professionals. 
Kupe is the co-author of Business Analysis for Dummies and is an industry requested keynote speaker. Being a trained improvisational comedian, Kupe is sure to make you laugh while you’re learning. For a feel for Kupe’s view on business analysis topics check out his blog on BA Times. Kupe is a connector and has a goal in life to meet everyone!