Publications

Peer reviewed by academia and industry practitioners worldwide

  • Organizational Agility
  • Industry 4.0
  • System Safety
  • Railroading and Transportation Ecosystems
  • Entrepreneurship in IT
  • Technology Entrepreneurship – Foundation Articles and eBooks
  • Entrepreneurial Ecosystems for Regional Prosperity and Global Competitiveness

ORGANIZATIONAL AGILITY

Zweig, J., P. Marsonia, S.D. Bot.  2015.  Organizational Agility:  Implementing Collective Creativity, Learning, and  Knowledge.  Cutter Business Technology Journal.  Vol. 16, No. 5, 4 November 2015.
https://www.cutter.com/offer/organizational-agility-implementing-collective-creativity-learning-and-knowledge

INDUSTRY 4.0

Bot, Sonia D. 2021.  OT/IT Convergence:  An Imperative for Industry 4.0.  Railway Age. February 2021.
PDF:  Coming Soon!

SYSTEM SAFETY

Bot, Sonia D. and Tony Zenga.  2021.  System Safety as a Value-Added Business Driver in Industry 4.0.  Article Collection:  The BOT Consulting Group Inc.  January 2021.
PDF:  Coming Soon!

Bot, Sonia D. and Tony Zenga.  2020.  System Safety as a Value-Added Business Driver:  The Evolution of Railroading in the Eras of Technology and Innovation.  Whitepaper: The BOT Consulting Group Inc., CMTIGroup Inc., S.D. Bot, and T. Zenga.  July 2020.
PDF:  WhitePaper-Rail-SystemSafety-GLOSSY-2020-07-29

Bot, Sonia D. and Tony Zenga.  2020.  Safety Doesn’t Happen by Accident:  System Safety Comes of Age,  PART 1:  The Case for System Safety.  Railway Age. September/October 2020.
PDF:  Railway Age October 2020 System Safety Part I-BotZenga
Link:  https://www.railwayage.com/safety/safety-doesnt-happen-by-accident-system-safety-comes-of-age/#

Bot, Sonia D., Tony Zenga, William C. Vantuono (editor).  2020.  Safety Doesn’t Happen by Accident:  System Safety Comes of Age, PART 1:  The Case for System Safety.  Rail Group On Air (Railway Age; Rail, Tracks, and Structures; International Railway Journal).  Podcast. October 2020.
PODCAST:  https://www.railwayage.com/podcasts/safety-doesnt-happen-by-accident-part-1-rail-group-on-air-podcast/
TRANSCRIPT:  TRANSCRIPT-RailwayAge-SystemSafety-Podcast1-2020-10-10

Bot, Sonia D. and Tony Zenga. 2020.  Safety Doesn’t Happen by Accident:  System Safety Comes of Age, PART 2:  System Safety as a Value-Added Business Driver.  Railway Age. November 2020.
PDF:  Railway Age November 2020 System Safety Part 2-BotZenga-Magazine
Link:  https://www.railwayage.com/safety/system-safety-part-2-a-value-added-business-driver/

Bot, Sonia D., Tony Zenga, William C. Vantuono (editor).  Safety Doesn’t Happen by Accident:  System Safety Comes of Age, PART 2:  System Safety as a Value-Added Business Driver.  Rail Group On Air (Railway Age; Rail, Tracks, and Structures; International Railway Journal).  Podcast. November 2020.
PODCAST:  https://www.railwayage.com/podcasts/safety-doesnt-happen-by-accident-part-2-rail-group-on-air-podcast/?RAchannel=home
TRANSCRIPT:  TRANSCRIPT-RailwayAge-SystemSafety-Podcast2-2020-11-15b

Bot, Sonia D. and Tony Zenga.  2020.  Safety Doesn’t Happen by Accident:  System Safety Comes of Age, PART 3:  Identifying Overlooked Practices.  Railway Age. December 2020.
PDF:  Coming Soon!
Link:  Coming Soon!

Bot, Sonia D., Tony Zenga, William C. Vantuono (editor).  2020.  Safety Doesn’t Happen by Accident:  System Safety Comes of Age, PART 3:  Identifying Overlooked Practices.   Rail Group On Air (Railway Age; Rail, Tracks, and Structures; International Railway Journal).  Podcast. December 2020.
PODCAST:  Coming Soon!
TRANSCRIPT:  TRANSCRIPT-RailwayAge-SystemSafety-Podcast3-2020-11-16

RAILROADING AND TRANSPORTATION ECOSYSTEMS

Bot, Sonia D. and John F. Orr.  2020.  Precision Scheduled Transportation:  The Evolution of Precision Scheduled Railroading.  Article Collection:  The BOT Consulting Group Inc.  October 2020.
PDF:  PSR2dot0-BotOrr-COLLECTION-2020-10-11

Bot, Sonia D. and John F. Orr. 2019. Delivering PSR 2.0 for Entrepreneurial Railroading and its Ecosystems: The Evolution of Precision Scheduled Railroading. Whitepaper: The BOT Consulting Group Inc. & John F. Orr. November 2019 (short), January 2020 (long).
PDF:  WhitePaper-PSR-2dot0-GLOSSY-2020-07-27

Bot, Sonia D. and John F. Orr. 2020. Modern Supply Chains Demand PSR 2.0++. Journal of Commerce. April 2020.
PDF:  JOC-Article-ModenSupplyChaindDemandEvolutionPSR2dot0-BotOrr-Final-2020-04-21-Visual
Link:  https://www.joc.com/rail-intermodal/class-i-railroads/modern-supply-chains-demand-evolution-psr-20_20200421.html 

Bot, Sonia D., John F. Orr, and Bill Stephens (editor). 2020. The Trains Interview: Sonia Bot and John Orr: Rail experts foresee the next development of Precision Scheduled Railroading. Trains Magazine. July 2020.
PDF:  TRAINS-July2020_CV_4-5_7-9
Link:  https://trn.trains.com/issues/2020/july-2020 

Bot, Sonia D. and John F. Orr. 2020. PSR, The Next Generation: PART 1: The Case for Mainstream Adoption of “PSR 2.0”. Railway Age. June 2020.
PDF:  RailwayAge-PSR2dot0-Magazine-Part1-BotOrr-2020-June
Link:  https://issuu.com/railwayage/docs/railway_age_june_2020/1?e=5256929/78465344  

Bot, Sonia D., John F. Orr, and William C. Vantuono (editor). 2020. PSR, The Next Generation: PART 1: The Case for Mainstream Adoption of “PSR 2.0”. Rail Group On Air (Railway Age; Rail, Tracks, and Structures; International Railway Journal). Podcast. June 2020.
PODCAST:  https://www.railwayage.com/podcasts/psr-the-next-generation-rail-group-on-air-podcast/?RAchannel=home

Bot, Sonia D. and John F. Orr. 2020. PSR, The Next Generation: PART 2: Implementing and Scaling PSR 2.0 for 20% to 80% Process Waste Reduction.  Railway Age. July 2020.  PDF:  RailwayAge-PSR2dot0-Magazine-Part2-BotOrr-2020-July
Link:  https://issuu.com/railwayage/docs/railway_age_july_2020/1?e=5256929/79508195

Bot, Sonia D., John F. Orr, and William C. Vantuono (editor). 2020. PSR, The Next Generation: PART 2: Implementing and Scaling PSR 2.0 for 20% to 80% Process Waste Reduction.  Rail Group On Air (Railway Age; Rail, Tracks, and Structures; International Railway Journal). Podcast. July 2020.
PODCAST:  https://www.railwayage.com/podcasts/psr-the-next-generation-part-2-rail-group-on-air-podcast/

Bot, Sonia D. and John F. Orr. 2020. PSR, The Next Generation: PART 3:  Realizing your Vision of PSR 2.0.  Railway Age. August 2020.
Link:  https://issuu.com/railwayage/docs/railway_age_august_2020/1?e=5256929/79989412
PDF:  RailwayAge-PSR2dot0-Magazine-Part3-BotOrr-2020-August

Bot, Sonia D., John F. Orr, and William C. Vantuono (editor). 2020. PSR, The Next Generation: PART 3:  Realizing your Vision of PSR 2.0.  Rail Group On Air (Railway Age; Rail, Tracks, and Structures; International Railway Journal). Podcast. August 2020.
PODCAST:  https://www.railwayage.com/podcasts/psr-the-next-generation-part-3-rail-group-on-air-podcast/
TRANSCRIPT:  TRANSCRIPT-RailwayAge-PSR2dot0-Podcast3-SoniaBotSegments

ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN IT

Bot, S.D. and P.E. Renaud. 2012. Process Ambidexterity for IT Entrepreneurship. Technology Innovation Management Review. August 2012: 23-30.  http://timreview.ca/article/596  (Honor:  BEST of TIM Review)

Renaud, P.E. and S.D. Bot. 2012. Enabling Process Alignment for IT Entrepreneurship. Technology Innovation Management Review. November 2012: 21-32.  http://timreview.ca/article/626  (Honor:  Most popular)

Renaud, P.E. and S.D. Bot. 2012. Process Adaptability in the IT Supply Chain. Technology Innovation Management Review. November 2012: 33-40.
http://timreview.ca/article/627

Renaud, P.E., S. Narkier, and S.D. Bot. Enabling Sustainable Improvement in IT Entrepreneurship.  Technology Innovation Management Review.  June 2013:28-38.  http://timreview.ca/article/694

Renaud, P.E., S. Narkier, and S.D. Bot. Using a Capability Perspective to Sustain IT Improvements.  Technology Innovation Management Review.  June 2014:28-39.  http://timreview.ca/article/802

TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP – FOUNDATION ARTICLES AND eBOOKS

Bot, S.D. 2012. Process Ambidexterity for Entrepreneurial Firms. Technology Innovation Management Review. April 2012: 21-27.
http://timreview.ca/article/547  (Honor:  BEST of TIM Review)

Bailetti, T., S. Bot, T. Duxbury, D. Hudson, C. McPhee, S. Muegge, M. Weiss, J. Wells, and M. Westerlund. 2012. An Overview of Four Issues on Technology Entrepreneurship in the TIM Review. Technology Innovation Management Review. May 2012: 28-34. http://timreview.ca/article/557

Bailetti, T. (editor), B. Hurley (editor), and D. Doyle (forward).  Best of TIM Review for Technology Entrepreneurs.  Talent First Network and Amazon Digital Services.  March 2013.  Chapter 16 is by S.D. Bot.
http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00BM670AY/

Muegge, S. (editor), C. Haw (editor), and T. Matthews (forward).  Business Models for Technology Entrepreneurs.  Talent First Network and Amazon Digital Services.  September 2013.  Chapter 12 is by S.D. Bot & P. Renaud.  http://www.amazon.com/Business-Models-Entrepreneurs-Startups-ebook/dp/B00ESLVCRW

ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEMS FOR REGIONAL PROSPERITY AND GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS

Bailetti, T. and S.D. Bot. 2013. An Ecosystem-Based Job-Creation Engine Fuelled by Technology Entrepreneurs. Technology Innovation Management Review. February 2013: 31-40.
http://timreview.ca/article/658  (Honor:  Most popular)

Contact Sonia Bot for the full list.  Over 60 publications and invited speaker presentations (business and technical) on Entrepreneurship, Business Transformation, Lean Six Sigma, Emerging Technologies, Software Engineering & Architecture, Computer-Human Interaction, Biomedical Engineering, and Creativity & Leadership. Venues include IEEE, ACM, ISAW, CHI, and various industry and customer conferences worldwide.  Received “Most Popular Current Paper” (Light/Heavy Reading) and “Most Popular Speaker” awards.

botgroupinc.com download