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Live Webinar October 25th 2017, 10:00 am – 11:00 am EDT
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  1 Hour  1 PDU free
Provider: Offered by IAG Consulting (REP 2858)

This session is for business analyst leadership and development executive looking to make long term, systematic improvement to their business analyst organization.

IAG will draw from its project experience with over 700 customers to baseline organizations, assess the value of improvement, and determine the action plan for success.

Learning Objectives:

  1. How do you assess the maturity of an analyst organization?
  2. Where do you focus for improvement?
  3. What implementation guidelines should be used to enhance success?

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Managing Requirements Operational Excellence

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Live Webinar – Sept 27th 2017 10:00 am – 11:00 am  EDT
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  1 Hour s 1 PDUs free
Provider: IAG Consulting (REP 2858)

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.

Presenter: Rob Stewart,(LinkedIn profile) IAG Consulting

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Myth-Busting The Path To Requirements Success

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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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Live Webinar June 22nd, 2017 – 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
By: The Corporate Education Group (REP 1011) Course ID: BAW1234
Duration: 1 Hour Credits: 1 Category A PDU – Free PDU

Use cases and user stories are both excellent techniques for understanding what a user needs from a product.

While both have a similar purpose, use cases and user stories are not meant to be used interchangeably. That is why it’s important for a business analyst to understand the difference.

The older of the two techniques is the use case, which captures usage scenarios.

In other words, a use case documents how an individual uses a product to accomplish something of value. This technique works well for projects where functional requirements and usage scenarios must be – and can be – specified upfront. However, what if you can’t know the requirements upfront?

In a user story, the user and what they need the product to accomplish is also specified, but in contrast to use cases, at a much higher level.

Recognizing which technique is best suited to your situation is the key.

In this webinar you will learn to:

  • Determine when to apply use cases and user stories to define stakeholder requirements.
  • Elaborate use cases through scenarios.
  • Augment use cases and user stories with diagrams and visuals for better communication

Presenter: Dr. Martin Schedlbauer (LinkedIn profile) has been leading and authoring seminars and workshops in business analysis, software engineering, and project management for over twenty years. Martin, an accomplished business analysis subject matter expert, is a recognized leader in software development practices, a practicing scrum master, experienced software architect.

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How To Elaborate Requirements
Through Use Cases & User Stories

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Live Webinar June 8th, 2017 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  1 Hour  1 PDU free
Provider:  Modern Analyst

Requirements development deals with getting good software requirements. Requirements management addresses the challenges of handling these requirements as the project proceeds over time.

This presentation summarizes several best practices for requirements management.

The following topics are addressed:

  • Version control of requirements documents
  • Change control
  • The change control board
  • Impact analysis of change requests
  • Requirements attributes
  • Tracking requirements status
  • Requirements traceability
  • Using requirements management tools

For a terrific Print & Learn opportunity check out
Project Management Best Practices With Karl Wiegers

Presenter: Karl E. Wiegers (LinkedIn profile) Principal Consultant Process Impact has provided training and consulting services worldwide on many aspects of software development, management and process improvement.

Karl is the author of many books including:

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Requirements Management Best Practices

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Live Webinar May 3rd 2017, 10:00 am – 11:00 am EDT
Activity Type: Education – Course or Training  1 Hour  1 PDU free
Provider: Offered by IAG Consulting (REP 2858)

This session is for business analyst leadership and development executive looking to make long term, systematic improvement to their business analyst organization.

IAG will draw from its project experience with over 700 customers to baseline organizations, assess the value of improvement, and determine the action plan for success.

Learning Objectives:

  1. How do you assess the maturity of an analyst organization?
  2. Where do you focus for improvement?
  3. What implementation guidelines should be used to enhance success?

Click to register for:
Managing Requirements Operational Excellence

1.0 0 0
Technical Project Management Leadership Strategic & Business Management

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