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Live Webinar – August 30th 2017 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  2 Hour s 2 PDUs free
Provider: IAG Consulting (REP 2858)

This two-hour webinar for project managers and business analysts gets right to the point and covers the essential steps for prioritizing business requirements.

This process is based on industry best practices ranging from QFD, MoSCoW and others —  and employing IAG’s experience and proven techniques for practical requirements prioritization.

This webinar will:

  1. Explain why prioritization is important, when it is needed (and when it isn’t,) when it should be done, what different strategies could be used and what techniques work best.
  2. Give participants a practical process that is adaptable to various types of projects (from large to small) and a variety of environments from agile to waterfall.
  3. Provide Project Managers and Business Analysts with a clear understanding of what they need to know, and what they need to do, to easily and effectively prioritize the product requirements for their next project.

Key Content Covered in this Webinar:

  • The Most Effective Prioritization Strategies
  • Different Prioritization Techniques
  • Why Prioritize?
  • When to Prioritize Knowing
  • What to Prioritize
  • The Six Steps to Prioritizing Business Requirements
  • Key Requirements Prioritization Success Factors
  • Facilitating Requirements Prioritization Meetings
  • Rating Facilitation Methods
  • Next Steps
Get Specific Answers to:
  • “How granular does my prioritization need to be?”
  • “How much time should we spend on prioritization?”
  • “Is prioritization done just once or iteratively?”
  • “What does prioritization mean if we’re Agile?”
  • “What should we prioritize? Requirements? user Stories? Use Cases?”
  • “What factors should we consider when prioritizing?”
  • “What is the best ‘scale’ to use for prioritization?”
  • “What is the difference between importance and priority?”
Participants Also Receive:
  • Presentation Material
  • Requirements Prioritization Template
  • Requirements Prioritization Example Worksheet
  • Sample Requirements Prioritization House of Quality Example

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Requirements Prioritization Best Practices

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Live Webinar –  August 16th, 2017 10:00 am – 11:00 am  EDT
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  1 Hour  1 PDU free
Provider: IAG Consulting (REP 2858)

The large, complex project brings with it a unique set of problems that may not be encountered in a smaller project.

This one-hour webinar will focus on the planning phase for a large, complex project.

Learn the importance of developing an understanding of the complete scope of analysis and developing an integrated series of requirements plans to eliminate redundancy of effort and to provide for better input to the high level architectural design decisions that must be made.

Learning Objectives:

  • How to define the complete scope of analysis
  • How to develop comprehensive, integrated Requirements Management Plans
  • How to ensure the necessary and sufficient input is available to optimize the high level architectural design decisions

What’s Included:

  • Personalized Certificate of Attendance
  • Copy of Presentation Slides
  • Large Project Requirements Planning Checklist
  • Large Project Vision and Scope Document Template
  • Large Project Requirements Management Plan Template

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Tips For Planning Requirements Elicitation
On Large Projects

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Live Webinar – August 2nd 2017 10:00 am – 12:00 pm  EDT
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  2 Hours 2 PDUs/CDUs
Provider: Offered by IAG Consulting (REP 2858)

This two-hour webinar gets right to the point and covers the essential steps of a practical process for writing business use cases.

It is all based on industry best practices and employs IAG’s proven experience and techniques for practical requirements definition.

This webinar will explain what Business Use Cases are and how to document them.

Using the business case of an innovative iPhone application, the course will follow a simple seven-step process for writing Use Cases as well as provide strategies for dealing with the common challenges of defining them.

Participants will learn use-case documentation and modeling techniques using standard templates, worksheets and checklists.

It will provide Project Managers and Business Analysts with a clear understanding of what they need to know, and what they need to do, to easily identify and write the use cases they need for their next project.

Key content covered in the webinar:

  • Business Use Cases and Business Requirements
  • Use Cases, the Application Life Cycle, and the Project Management Process
  • The Components of a Use Case
  • The Different Forms of Use Cases
  • The Seven Steps to Writing a Business Use Case
  • Detailed Use Case Modeling
  • Tips for Eliciting Use Cases
  • Use Cases and Business Rules
  • Use Cases and User Stories in an Agile Approach
  • Next Steps – What do you do when you’re done?

Get specific answers to:

  • “Which comes first use cases or requirements? or What’s the difference between use cases and requirements?”
  • “What is the difference between a business and a system use case”
  • “How do you determine what the uses cases are for a system/project?”
  • “How many use cases do I need?”
  • “How detailed do the use cases need to be?”
  • “What questions should I ask to build a good use case?
  • “How many alternate flows do I need?”
  • “When do I know I’m done?
  • “What is the purpose of use case diagrams?”

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Writing A Business Use Case In 7 Steps

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Frequent Reviews/Demos

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Live Webinar – August 2nd, 2017, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  1 Hour  1 PDU
Provider: RefineM Project Management Consulting (Rep# 3390)

This webinar series on agile practices that can be utilized by waterfall teams continues with frequent reviews/demos.

Customer involvement and feedback is critical to Agile project success. On Agile projects, reviews and demonstrations typically happen at the end of each sprint.

  • What kind of review cadence makes sense for Waterfall teams?
  • How can Waterfall teams enjoy some of the same benefits of frequent customer interactions?

This month’s webinar will address these questions and more.

Presenter: NK Shrivastava (LinkedIn profile) PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, SPC, is CEO of RefineM LLC and an experienced and certified Project Management Consultant, Risk Management Professional, and Agile Coach with over 25 years of experience in project management. NK is an experienced instructor/trainer on project management and Agile topics and specializes in project management fundamentals, risk management, and project recovery.

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Frequent Reviews/Demos

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Agile Business Analysis

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Online Webinar  – Recorded June 22, 2016
Activity Type: Education – Online or Digital Media Up to 1 PDU – Free
Provider:
ProjectManagement.com / Gantthead (REP #2488)
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Is analysis only required in a predictive approach?

If we cannot analyze our results, we cannot know if we are on the right track.

In this webinar, Michael Boyle will describe what an agile approach is, when agile is appropriate, and why Business Analysis is a key component of an agile way of working.

The roles and responsibilities of an Agile Business Analyst are described, and we give examples of how specific tools and techniques are utilized in an agile way by Business Analysts to be effective.

Presenter: Michael Boyle (LinkedIn profile) PMP PfMP Michael’s professional dealings have been throughout Europe with numerous global projects throughout the years. Currently, Michael is the Managing Director of Procurro Solutions, specializing on all elements tied to Project Management, Business Analysis and Product Management.

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Agile Business Analysis

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Agile Process Design

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Live Webinar July 18th, 2017 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  1 Hour  1 PDU/CDU
Provider:
IIBA

  1. How are processes developed today and where does the customer fall within your processes?
  2. Is the customer simply a participant in your internal processes, or is her desired outcome your focus?
  3. Do you use automation to facilitate design and adherence?
  4. What about collaboration with the employees who know the processes the best; those performing the work?

In this webinar, Michael Boyle describes Agile Process Design and why this approach is transformative for a Business Analyst.

Key topics that will be discussed in this webinar include:

  • An introduction to Agile
  • How processes are usually developed
  • Agile Process Design and why this is a different approach
  • Why we need to look at process design differently
  • The role technology plays as both a disruptor and an enabler
  • The role of Business Analysis, and how this is a change from the traditional role
  • Examples of processes designed in an agile way

Course Objectives:

  • Learn the importance of Agile process design
  • Learn an alternative view of the Business Analysis role
  • Understand the shift from documentation to facilitation
  • Understand the importance of empowerment and accountability of your key stakeholders
  • Learn methods to create processes that are more goal-oriented.

Presenter: Michael Boyle (LinkedIn profile) PMP PfMP Michael’s professional dealings have been throughout Europe with numerous global projects throughout the years. Currently, Michael is the Managing Director of Procurro Solutions, specializing on all elements tied to Project Management, Business Analysis and Product Management.

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IIBA: Agile Process Design

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