Kipstor’s founders Graham Meaden and Bart Nijs are seasoned Business Architects and expert Business Modellers who have been working on information systems and business design modelling for over 20 years.
Combining experience, agility and an innovate approach, Kipstor successfully provides architecture consulting and managed modelling services and helps organisations develop quality, trusted and structured information that can be easily shared and disseminated to support better decision making and consistent communication.
Mission and Values
We are an architecture consulting and managed modelling services company.
We help our customers access and share structured information to make better decisions and consistent communication.
In the context of Enterprise Architecture, we provide expertise to manage your change delivery agenda at the portfolio-, programme- and project-level.
In the context of Business Architecture, we provide expertise to objectively balance the competing priorities for change to understand and manage your business change agenda.
In the context of Process Architecture, we provide expertise to improve the organisation’s performance by modelling and analysing your business processes methodologically.
In the context of Decision Architecture, we provide expertise to simplify the organisation’s processes by modelling and revolutionising your business decision logic.
In the context of Data Architecture, we provide expertise to understand your compliance and data quality risks to meet your legislative and regulatory obligations. We provide the means to understand how to leverage your data to meet ever increasing expectations of your customers.
- Accountability: We take accountability for our actions
- Authenticity: We do what we say we will do
- Excellence: We aim for excellence and strive for simplicity
- Respect: We respect the opinions of others
- Trust: Trust is pivotal to our value proposition
Bart and Graham have been working on information systems and business design modelling for over 20 years. Both are users of specialist modelling tools, but are also the specialists who advise and help organisations acquire, and set-up these specialist tools. Both know how to successfully convert modelling methodologies and guidelines into these specialist modelling tools and how to transform unstructured data into structured and trusted information and insight.
Bart and Graham have applied their collective knowledge and expereince to derive practices and techniques used in the delviery of Architecture and Enterprise Modelling.
Bio – Graham Meaden
Graham Meaden is an international professional with 25 years of experience of business and technology change acquired in the Banking, Insurance, Government, Transportation, Energy and Retail industry sectors. Graham has provided management and design‑authority leadership on programmes and projects delivering solutions to end-user, consultancy and consortium organisations. Over a broad spectrum of technology, Graham has acted as a translator between business leaders and technologists. Graham has more recently co-authored Business Architecture – A Practical Guide.
Bio – Bart Nijs
Bart Nijs is an international professional with 10+ years of experience of business change using a variety of business modelling techniques to produce coherent architectural models. Bart gained a wealth of enterprise modelling experience working in many organisations and sectors across Europe and the EMEA region assisting in tool implementation and modelling. Bart is greatly specialised in the use of Open Text ProVision, a leading process modelling tool. Therefore, Bart assumed a variety of pre-sales, professional and learning services roles for the software vendor. Bart is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and a certified TOGAF 9 Enterprise Architect.
Kipstor partners with expert freelancers and organisations in an effort to enhance the value of our customer propositions in the field of Architecture and Modelling services.
For our Open Text ProVision training, business consultancy and advisory services we partnered up with leading Open Text BPM experts:
Registered Service Provider to the Rail Industry
Kipstor is an Achilles Linkup / RISQS registered supplier (166244) to the Rail Industry for management and IT consultancy services.
Kipstor is a registered RISQS supplier for the following services:
- 04.57.02 SER Management Consultancy
- 04.65.01 SER IT Consultancy
- 04.65.02 SER Development & Review of IT Standards
- 04.71.01 SER Project Management (Including Clerk of Works)
- 04.71.02 SER Programme Management
- 04.71.03 SER Project Planning
The ‘Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme’ (RISQS) has been developed from the GB rail industry’s Link-up scheme to provide a fair, open and transparent third party qualification process, with the aim of becoming the preferred route for suppliers to engage with their customers, in an efficient and effective manner.