If you as business leader have the responsibility of keeping your enterprise up to date with latest industry practices, your service provider should have demonstrated credentials of thought leadership.
Business Technology Partner (BTP) has demonstrated credentials for adherence to good practices and demonstrating thought leadership.
Business Technology Partner (BTP) Consultants regularly deliver thought leadership talks at national & international conferences. Some examples include
Business Technology Partner (BTP) Thought leadership in action
Co-Authored itSMF publication “Six Sigma for IT Management”
Contributed to review of ITIL v3 Service Design and Service Transition Publication
ISACA APAC CACS, New Delhi. 2012
Topic: Integrating COBIT-5 with other good practices
ISACA East Africa Conference at Kenya.
Topic: Building an Information Security Early Warning System using ISO 27002
Research Paper at PMI India Conference 2010.
Topic: Building Predictability in Project Performance using Applied Statistics.
PMI / ISACA Chapters:
Topics: “Getting Started with COBIT5 for InfoSec”, “Demystifying COBIT5”, “Building Project Early Warning System”, “Driving Services Projects using ITIL & PMBOK”, “Quantitative Risk Management”