The Center for Technology Innovation sponsors a series of day-long workshops on cutting-edge technology issues with nationally-known speakers. Open to the public, the $165 registration fee includes handouts, breaks, lunch, and parking in the UWM Union parking structure. Discounted rate is available for UWM MIS/ITM alumni for $145.

Catalyzing Transformation (CT)
Friday, December 13, 2019
8:30am – 4:30pm
Lubar Hall, N333

Workshop presenter, Si Alhir, is an entrepreneur, author, enterprise business agility/antifragility & digital transformation leader, coach, consultant, & practitioner (catalyst) who partners with individuals, teams, and enterprises in integrating business, strategy, leadership, culture, execution, and technology to achieve business outcomes and growth in a disruptive world — with over four decades of working with start-ups and the Fortune 500.


Whether you are focused on business agility, digital transformation, or any other form of change, you need to thrive in a turbulent world. Your organization must be adaptive & evolutionary, synergizing business, and have technology with customer experience (CX) and employee experience (EX) in a co-creative environment.

This workshop is a hands-on experience designed to catalyze your journey towards becoming an adaptive & evolutionary enterprise in continuous transformation (also known as an ecosystem-enterprise or ecosystem-organization), one that thrives, beyond survives, in a turbulent world. The workshop ensures your transformation, or change, journey is integrated, well-orchestrated, and accelerates outcomes and impacts with enduring scalability and sustainability. In addition, this workshop focuses on giving you the foundation to launch a new transformation, or change, journey of any scope and scale (team/project, department/division, enterprise/organization, etc.) by grounding/orienting/activating a leadership & change teams.

Who should attend:

This workshop is for business or technology leaders who lead transformations & change journeys from a business or technology viewpoint, change agents who advance change within their organizations, & coaches & consultants who coach & consult their clients in transformations & change journeys.

The topics you will learn are:

  • Environment & Fitness
  • Adaptation & Evolution
  • Business/Value Model & Operating/Engagement Model
  • Transformation

The cost for the workshop is $165. Discounted rate is available for UWM MIS alumni for $145.


Recent workshops have included:

  • Enterprise Blockchain
  • Cognitive Services & Deep Learning
  • Software Architecture Fundamentals
  • Build Once, Run Anywhere – with Docker and Dockerfiles
  • Hands-On Machine Learning
  • Blockchain
  • Azure IoT Suite
  • Applications on Kubernetes
  • Building Native Mobile Apps with Angular and Typescript
  • Microservices Architecture and Design
  • Building Evolutionary Architectures
  • Test Driven Development in Java using JUnit 5
  • Functional Programming in Swift
  • Angular 2/4 Hands-on Programming Codecamp
  • Six Essential Soft-Skills for the Technology Professional

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The Center also sponsors panel discussions with IT leaders who present their thoughts on topics of interest to the local IT community. Audience participation follows the presentation.

For More Information

Dr. Atish Sinha
Director, Center for Technology Innovation
Professor, Information Technology Management
Lubar Hall N363
(414) 229-3301