Working with John has been one of the best business decisions I have made.
I have been working with John for almost 12 months now and my business has grown much quicker than it ever would have without his help.
John has kept me accountable, helped me stay on track with my goals and discover and clarify my vision; as well as providing valuable guidance.
In addition, John really cares and it is great working with someone who shares my values.
I would highly recommend John to any business owner looking to take their business to the next level or just wanting to reach their goals faster.
Working with John Owens International (JOI) has been immensely beneficial to our business.
Using the JOI Board Advisory service has helped our Board and senior executive team to gain significant new insights into innovative strategies and structures that have presented new and profitable business opportunities both domestically and internationally.
Using JOI as mentors to our divisional managers has enabled these managers to significantly grow in their roles, resulting in higher performance for their division both organisationally and commercially.
I have no reservations in recommending JOI to any organisation that wants to have the thinking, systems and structures to take itself to the next level.
Working with John as a coach and mentor has been transformational.
John has a gift for enabling people to view challenging situations, both business and personal, from completely new perspectives that remove blockages and provide a way forward to simple, elegant solutions.
John is committed to achieving the very best for his clients, but they have to be prepared to work for it. Do not work with John unless you are prepared to be stretched and challenged. However, if you are prepared, the results will be amazing.
I have no reservations in recommending John to anyone who wants to achieve real transformation both in their personal and professional lives.
John’s reputation for bringing rapid change through the power of simplicity to businesses is well deserved.
I first met John when he did consultancy for a business of which I was a director and major shareholder. His techniques enabled John to do the work quickly and get right to the core of our challenges. His keen analysis enabled him to provide the board and executive with some great insights and outstanding recommendations.
His work, both as an enterprise consultant work and a personal mentor, is first class.
Here exists a brilliant and powerful mind in business. John Owens skills as a business consultant scream one word for every business: transformation.
Since having John on my of directors for my brand – Emily Gowor, Word Artist – I have resolved challenges in the flow of daily and monthly business, devised a company structure that will be put into place in the new year, and brought a significant and clear distinction to the role that I ought and ought not to be playing in my own company.
Without the clarity that John bring to a business, you will not know where you stand within your own enterprise – and your enterprise may very become the owner of you instead of the other around.
The opportunity to have John consult for your business – whether your are an individual with a growing personal brand, a small enterprise or a large corporation (and no matter where you are globally) – is priceless. It will double your revenue at the very least, and bring forward with crystal the most optimal and long-term profitable structure for your business to follow.
Build your success the right way. Take advice form John Owens – he is a genius in business, and will care about your enterprise;s success as much, and in moments, even more fiercely than you do. It’s his commitment every single day to stand for people’s financial and vocational prosperity. Thank you John.
John is as his profile suggest passionate about eliminating the pain losses caused in business by flawed strategy, processes, data & structure. His approach is pragmatic, logical and highly efficient. The IMM methodology he deploys is powerful, it produced great results in little time for us. I would recommended John to any executive looking to clarify the business to clarify the business strategy and then dramatically improve the date structures and processes within an enterprise.
John has a broad experience in working an a consultant in enterprise of all sizes across a wide range if industries around the globe. He has the gift of being able to see the underlying simplicity in every business and bring it to the surface. His ability to work at both an intuitive and logical level make him very powerful and enabling coach and mentor – but do expect to be challenged and stretched. John is passionate about what he dies and about achieving the very best for his clients, I have no hesitation in recommending John to anyone wanting to achieve the very best for themselves and their business.
John is thought leader, consultant and author in the ares of business process improvement, information management, data quality and master data management.
His views often challenge mainstream perceptions, thought he does deliver them with humour, However, when you examine them closely you find that they contain valuable insights that enable you to step into new and powerful paradigms.
His extensive knowledge of structured techniques ensures all of his proposed solutions his or her enterprise performance, information structures and quality.
I know John from the articles that he has written on master data and data quality for Hub Designs Magazine (I’m the editor of the magazine) and from his participation on Twitter. It’s very obvious form John’s contributions in both channels that he has advanced expertise for data and business modeling, and for the ins and out of aligning enterprise master data management with business operations and processes to improve business outcomes. He takes a solid real world approach to analyzing situations and developing solutions. John is generous in sharing his expertise in public channels, and writes prolifically on many data management topics.
We have invited John to present and create expert insights for Data Quality Pro readers on a number of occasions and the quality and depth of his expertise within the filed of business systems modeling is unrivalled in my opinion.
His content is always practical and simple to understand, providing that rare opportunity to bridge both the technical and business communities.
As and expert in his field John comes highly recommended an we are always keen to work with and feature John given any opportunity.
I often joke at conferences the Irish invented everything, and whatever we didn’t invent we made better.
While Barr Devlin can claim Data Warehousing, John Owens (though transplanted to New Zealand) belies his Irishness with frank, objective, pragmatic, and above all entertainingly presented insights in a range of Information Management topics and disciplines.
I’ve found my conversation and discussions with John over the past few years to be thought provoking, and his structure framework of models and frames for thinking about, examining and refining information as an asset in the organization are insightful to the point of the point simplicity. And in this game, that is wonderful gift.
A great communicator, insightful thought leader, and slayer of sacred cows. Definitely someone to learn from and work with! I look forward to working with John on more substantial projects in future.
I have followed John’s writing and blogging for may years and found him to be and excellent resource for understanding key concepts such as business function modeling and data structure modeling, which are foundational disciplines to data quality. His use of practical examples and straightforward language in describing his comprehensive methodology is one of the many reasons that John is truly an industry thought leader for business and data modeling, data quality and master data management.