Ken Orr

March 1, 2005

Ken Orr is a Principal Researcher with the Ken Orr Institute, a business technology research organization. He currently serves as a Cutter Consortium Businesses/IT Trends Council Fellow. Mr. Orr is the Co-chairman of the Brainstorm Business Architecture Conferences and a keynote speaker on Business process. Previously, he was an Affiliate Professor and Director of the Center for the Innovative Application of Technology with the School of Technology and Information Management at Washington University. He is an internationally recognized expert on business process management, technology transfer, enterprise architecture, software engineering, information architecture, and data warehousing. Mr. Orr is the author of three books and hundreds of articles. Mr. Orr is currently directing research on a new technology called eXecutable Business Processes (eXecutable business process).
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Articles by: Ken Orr

SOA, Business Process and Enterprise Architecture: Putting it all together

SOA, Business Process and Enterprise Architecture: Putting it all together

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Founder & Chief Scientist, The Ken Orr Institute

Ken Orr is the founder and chief scientist for The Ken Orr Institute, a business technology research organization. He is an internationally known and recognized expert on technology transfer, software engineering, information architecture, and data warehousing.

Business Process and Business Enterprise Architectural Modeling

Business Process and Business Enterprise Architectural Modeling

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Founder & Chief Scientist, The Ken Orr Institute

If you don’t have the time to listen to this issue’s Featured Archive, this article serves as an executive summary of the presentation, “Business Process and Business Enterprise Architectural Modeling” given by Ken Orr, President and Founder of The Ken Orr Institute. Business Process and Enterprise Architecture are often approached from different directions. This presentation discusses integrating BP and EA initiatives using the Business Enterprise Architectural Modeling approach driven from the business strategy.

Ken Orr is the founder and chief scientist for The Ken Orr Institute, a business technology research organization. He is an internationally known and recognized expert on technology transfer, software engineering, information architecture, and data warehousing.

Doing Business Architecture

Doing Business Architecture

Author(s):

Founder & Chief Scientist, The Ken Orr Institute

It is hard for your organization to have an agile organization these days if your IT systems and infrastructure aren’t. Enterprise Architecture and specifically Business Architecture is aimed at helping organizations become truly agile.

A couple of years ago I wrote an article entitled “The 3 faces of Enterprise Architecture”.

The Process-Centric Company and the Value of BP Frameworks

The Process-Centric Company and the Value of BP Frameworks

Author(s):

Founder & Chief Scientist, The Ken Orr Institute

Ken Orr is the founder and chief scientist for The Ken Orr Institute, a business technology research organization. He is an internationally known and recognized expert on technology transfer, software engineering, information architecture, and data warehousing.

Leveraging Process Modeling for Business Value

Leveraging Process Modeling for Business Value

Author(s):

Founder & Chief Scientist, The Ken Orr Institute

Process modeling is a method of showing the processes of an organization in graphical form to simplify the work of understanding those processes. Ken Orr uses a number of different models to cut through the IT process maze and overcome the organizational bias the always runs against process reform. Working with the Kansas Department of Transportation, (KDOT) Orr was able to greatly improve and streamline their business processes.

Ken Orr is an internationally recognized expert on business process reengineering, technology transfer, software engineering, data warehousing, and knowledge management. He is the founder and Principal Researcher of The Ken Orr Institute, a business technology research organization.

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