The landscape of today’s business environment is significantly changing due to a number of technological factors, such as: the Internet of Things, Man-to-Machine interfaces, Device Meshs, Ambient User Interfaces, Data Glut vs. Information Everywhere, and advanced machine learning. These trends will cause managerial chaos because of the implications on their business model and organizations. The use of multiple architectures and supporting transformational analytics will be the foundation clearer insights to achieving operational success during these turbulent times.

Gil LawareGil Laware is President of Information By Design (IBD), Inc. a professional services firm founded in 2005 with practice areas in business performance management, business intelligence, business and enterprise architectures; application and systems development implementations. IBD also provides educational and training services for various companies. Gil’s experience covers a variety of leadership and functional roles with Fortune 50 companies across multiple industries. Positions included: Associate Director for Fujitsu Consulting, Manager of Data Services for Whirlpool Corporation, Vice President of Information Services for Franklin Savings Bank, and held various managerial and consultative roles with the IBM Corporation. Previously, Gil was an Associate Professor of Computer and Information Technology in the College of Technology at Purdue University. Gil has authored over 40 papers including a NIST chapter discussing the gaps that exist in the software development process that support manufac- turing systems. He has served on the Board of Directors of DAMA International and the DAMA Education and Research Foundation.