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Live Webinar Jul 27th 2016, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT
Offered by IAG Consulting (REP 2858)
Duration 1 hour 1 PDU or 1 CDU 1 Category A – Free PDU

Requirements Planning adds incredible value to the requirements process.

More than simply creating another “work breakdown structure” document, this is an opportunity to address risks proactively and gain better stakeholder participation.

This session demonstrates how every component of a requirements plan adds value.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Illustrate the pitfalls of traditional approaches to Requirements Planning
  2. Deliver guidelines for making Requirements Planning a value-add activity
  3. Know what material must be present in a high quality requirements planning document

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5 Things You Must Know About
Requirements Planning

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Live Webinar – July 13th, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT
Offered by IAG Consulting (REP 2858)
Duration 1 hour 1 PDU or 1 CDU 1 Category A – Free PDU

The optimal path to mature requirements practices is often obscured by misinformation. Register now to see how to make significant operational improvement in requirements maturity and select a path based on a strong foundation of research and quantified success.

The Business Analysis Benchmark is rapidly becoming the world’s leading source of information on the impact of requirements quality on project outcome. We are pleased to announce the release of the 2009 survey results.

Learn:

  1. The Facts of Performance: What is the impact of requirements maturity on technology projects?
  2. Myth Busting: there are many commonly held beliefs that prevent organizations from successfully making change.
  3. Path To Success: What activities can be taken to improve development success.

Featured Speaker: Rob Stewart, IAG Consulting (LinkedIn profile)

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Myth-Busting The Path To Requirements Success

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How to Create A Winning BA Resume

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Live Webinar July 13th, 2016 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT
Duration: 1 Hour  Credits: 1 PDU/CDU  Cat B – Free PDU/CDU
Presented by: IIBA

  1. Are you disappointed at the number or type of BA job applications you’ve heard back from?
  2. Have you received conflicting advice from one recruiter after another with regards to what they’d like to see on your resume?
  3. Or, are you just starting your job search and want to make sure to get your BA resume in the best shape possible?
In this webinar, Laura will discuss how to create a winning resume that gets you called in for the right BA job interviews.
You’ll leave the webinar with the following take-aways:
  • Understanding who reads your resume and what they are looking for.
  • Discovering how to position your BA qualifications for BA jobs.
  • Learning how to write bullet points that capture attention and communicate your BA qualifications.
Join us to learn how to transform your business analyst resume so that you hear back from more job applications and land more job interviews.

 Presenter: Laura Brandenburg (LinkedIn profile, @LLBrandenburg) CBAP is the author of How to Start a Business Analyst Career: The handbook to apply business analysis techniques, select requirements training, and explore job roles … career (Business Analyst Career Guide)Bridging the Gap, which offers a BA career planning course (it’s free) to help you start your business analyst career. She’s reviewed hundreds of BA resumes and is ready to help you improve yours!

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IIBA: How to Create A Winning BA Resume

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Live Webinar July 12th, 2016 – 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  EDT
Duration: 1 hour webinar Credits: 1 PDU Category A – Free PDU
By: ProjectManagement.com / Gantthead (REP #2488)
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According to PMI’s Pulse of the Profession, “When projects do not meet their original goals and project objectives, inaccurate business analysis/requirements management is cited as the primary cause 47% of the time.”

The increasing scale and complexity of projects is making it extremely difficult to assess and verify the project requirements.

As a result – a huge amount of critical errors in project and systems development arise in the initial concept & design stages.

In this presentation and workshop,  Mike Frenette,  and  Jordan Kyriakidis will focus on how harnessing automated computational tools utilizing Natural Language Processing can help project managers ensure their requirements are consistently clear & are a joy to work with.

Project managers, business analysts, engineers and by extension their clients, will benefit in the earliest stages of a project to ensure poorly written requirements do not infiltrate later project stages leading to reduced stress, increased confidence and higher project success.

Presenters:

Jordan Kyriakidis (LinkedIn profile)

Mike Frenette PMP CIPS CMC MCITP (LinkedIn profile @HalifaxPM) Founder of Corvo Project Management; was a principal PM with Sierra Systems for over 16 years. Mike served for over a dozen years with CIPS and PMI, with stints as president of both CIPS Nova Scotia & PMI Nova Scotia. He also led PMI Global’s Technology Member Advisory Group and managed the PMI’s Requirements Management Community with over 8,000 members globally, and is now a member of PMI’s Social Media Advisory Group. Mikes most recent areas of focus include Agile methodologies, enterprise project management, virtual communities and business process change.

Note: You have to sign in to ProjectManagement.com with your PMI® credentials to register for this opportunity. If you are not signed in with your PMI® credentials you will not see the “Register for this webinar” link

Registration for these sessions fill quickly! If the registration is closed they are at maximum capacity for the live webinar.

An on-demand recording will be available at the link below
within 24 hours of the live session.

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Rethink Requirements:
The Natural Language Processing Approach

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Outsourcing Requirements Discovery

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Live Webinar July 6th, 2016 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT
Offered by IAG Consulting (REP 2858)
Duration 1 hour 1 PDU or 1 CDU 1 Category A – Free PDU

This session is for project managers that sometimes need to contract externally for requirements discovery services in order to make their project a success.

This session shares hard facts, case studies, and a wealth of experience in successful – and not so successful – contracting approaches for the senior project manager.

Supercharging a project by accelerating the requirements discovery phase is a solid strategy – but how do you ensure the company will get solid business value from the activity?

3 Learning Objectives from this Session:

  • Effective analyst engagements models that drive value
  • Red flags in your review cycle: clear signals that you have, or will have, issues with your requirements discovery team.
  • Setting targets for timetable and turnaround: what should you expect from a top notch analyst team?

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Outsourcing Requirements Discovery

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Live Webinar – June 29th, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm  EDT
Offered by IAG Consulting (REP 2858)
Duration 2 hour 2 PDU or  2 CDU 2 Category A – Free PDU

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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