Simon Kent has been appointed UK Regional Ambassador of the BRM Institute to help drive awareness of Business Relationship Management across Europe.
Simon, who was recognised as the 2016 BRM Institute Trailblazer, is tasked with building awareness ofBRM principles and driving its adoption. Described by the BRM Institute as a “passionate and accomplished BRM legend”, Simon has coached “hundreds of leaders and organisations” on ITSM and business relationship management. As chief innovation officer for Sollertis, he led the design of “the world’s first dedicated strategic BRM software platform”, to help drive adoption and awareness of BRM worldwide.
Commenting on the role, Simon explains how he will help professionals achieve professional BRM success. “My goal is to empower and inspire business teams through a collaborative and shared ownership engagement style; to encourage thinking beyond current models; to engage with industry-leading peers, co-create business strategy, and ensure business value results.”
Managing business relationship is seen as an increasingly crucial component in improving the professionalism of IT and demonstrating the business value it provides. The BRM Institute is extremely proactive in the States, educating the ITSM world about the importance of BRM. Having someone with Simon’s dedication and understanding of BRM championing the cause in the UK is a wise move and we look forward to seeing how the agreement bears fruit.
Simon is speaking at SITS17, describing “5 strategies to deliver BRM digital business success”.