Commercial Strategist, acQuire Technology Solutions
Q: How long have you been involved with The Open Group?
Q. What do you do, and how long have you been doing it?
I work in the Research Department at acQuire Technology Solutions. My role is to identify commercial and technical opportunities for our organization. I have been with acQuire for 9 years now.
Q: Why did your organization become a member and what does your involvement look like? What Forum(s) or Work Group(s) did join?
We believe that having a Process Model for the mining industry is important milestone to achieve interoperability across mining business systems. As vendors we want to be able to integrate effectively with all part of the mining value chain.
Q: How has membership in The Open Group benefited you, your organization and the industry at large?
Given the Open Group has no direct commercial links to the industry, its proposal are unbiased, as such they have greater traction and acceptance.
Q: What contributions do you hope to bring to The Open Group?
Our expertise in Geoscientific Information Management
Q: Why is it important for other organizations to join The Open Group?
We want to drive standards, this is the only way for us to serve the customer needs of tomorrow.
Q: What are your hobbies?
Running, and anything entrepreneurial
Q: What book are you currently reading?
Conscious Capitalism – John Mackey and Rajendra Sisodia
Q. What social networks do you belong to?