Lloyd DuganLloyd Dugan is the Chief Architect for Business Process Management, Inc. (BPMI), providing BPM, BPMN, EA, and SOA modeling, system design, and architectural advisory services. He is a widely recognized thought leader in the development and use of leading modeling languages, methodologies, platforms, and tools in these areas. He is also an Independent Consultant that designs executable BPMN processes that leverage Service Component Architecture (SCA) patterns (aka BPMN4SCA), principally on the Oracle BPMN/SOA platform. He has provided IT advisory services to major public sector clients, most recently for the Deputy Chief Management Office (DCMO) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Information Technology (OIT) / Architecture & Strategies Division (ASD), and to private and hybrid sector clients for over 28 years, including work in housing, mortgage insurance/banking. His experience ranges from Business Process Reengineering (BPR) to System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) phases, including sizing, modeling, simulation, design, development, testing, implementation, and operation of effective integrated business systems. He developed and delivered BPMN training to the Department of Defense (DoD), presented on it at national and international conferences, and co-authored the seminal BPMN 2.0 Handbook (http://store.futstrat.com/servlet/detail?no=85, chapter on “Making a BPMN 2.0 Model Executable) sponsored by the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC, www.wfmc.org).

Nathaniel PalmerRated as the #1 Most Influential Thought Leader in Business Process Management by independent research, Nathaniel Palmer is a recognized pioneer in Adaptive Case Management and frequently tops the lists of the most recognized names in his field. He has co-authored over a dozen books on digital disruption and business transformation, including “BPM Everywhere” (2015), “Passports to Success” (2014), “How Knowledge Workers Get Things Done” (2012), “Mastering the Unpredictable” (2008) which reached #2 on the Amazon.com Best Seller’s List. He has been featured in numerous media ranging from Fortune to The New York Times, and been a featured expert on National Public Radio, World Business Review, and The Emerald Planet with Vint Cerf.  Nathaniel has the led the design, architecture and execution for some of the industry’s largest and most complex projects involving investments of $200 Million or more. He was the first individual named as a Laureate in Workflow. Nathaniel holds a DISCO Secret Clearance as well as a Position of Trust with in the U.S. federal government, and has worked within laboratories and innovation centers across both public and commercial organizations engaged in the missions and operations of healthcare, semiconductors, telecommunications, utilities, and information technology.   “Nathaniel Palmer is a visionary and a clear thinker. He is able to quickly separate value from noise and then communicate that value in simple, easy to understand business terms.” Josh Cobb, Vice President, Yahoo!