2014-2015 Leadership Team
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Jaleann M. Matos-McClurg
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VP of Professional Development
4th Tuesday of each month
6:30 PM Networking
7:00 PM Announcements
7:20 PM Speaker
8:20 PM Job Announcements
8:30 PM Closing
COST: Members - FREE; Non-Members - $10.00
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Northpark Town Center
1000 Abernathy Road,
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
UPS Corporate Headquarters
55 Glenlake Parkway NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Welcome to the Greater Atlanta Chapter
Our chapter was chartered in August, 2005 and since then, we have been dedicated to advancing the business analysis profession both locally and nationwide. We pride ourselves to be the chapter where business analysts can grow their skills, knowledge and professional network.
We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Visit our calendar of events to view upcoming events. Click on the link for the event of choice to find about the Meeting Location and Meeting Topic. You do not have to be a member to attend our events. Come join us and learn more about the Business Analysis profession.
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TOPIC: Business Analyst Manager as Leader, Coach and Enabler
SPEAKER: Jonathan Babcock, Senior Manager, Jabian Consulting
ABOUT THE TOPIC:
Successful business analysis at the team or organizational level requires not only solid practitioners, but coaching, oversight and advocacy at the management level.
This session will highlight some of the unique challenges of managing and leading business analysts and provide practical solutions for addressing them.
Whether you’re a business analysis manager, aspiring manager, or team member, you’ll come away with actionable insights that can improve your performance and that of your team.
This will be an abbreviated sneak preview of Jonathan's presentation at the upcoming BBC International Conference in November.
Topics will include:
- Assembling a balanced business analysis team
- Positioning individual analysts for growth and success
- Optimizing team performance
- Providing professional development opportunities on a budget
- Growing the stature of business analysts in the organization
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Jonathan Babcock is a Senior Manager at Jabian Consulting, an Atlanta based management and IT consultancy. His areas of expertise include business analysis, process optimization, and solution delivery methodology.
His passion is developing and improving business analysis competency in organizations and individuals.
Prior to joining Jabian, Jonathan worked primarily in Business Analysis at both Accenture and Genuine Parts Company.
Jonathan enjoys meeting and swapping stories with business analysis professionals at Greater Atlanta IIBA chapter meetings, and is an active participant in the online business analysis community through his Practical Analyst website and Twitter (@jonbab1).
Please join us for our
next BA Boot Camp: Learning Agile for Today's BAs
Date: Saturday September 06, 2014
Leyton, CBAP, ®, Senior Business Analyst, DealerMatch
This workshop will
cover the following areas:
- How to make the transition from Waterfall to Agile
- How to write good User Stories
- Story Decomposition (epic decomposition)
Breakfast and lunch will be provided - 2 breakout sessions are in the afternoon when you will have the opportunity to apply your Agile training!
COST: FREE for Atlanta chapter members ( must be a member of IIBA (international organization - $110 -$125 annual dues) and Atlanta chapter ($35.00 annual dues)
NON-MEMBER FEE: $50.00 - cash, check or credit card accepted. Credit transactions incur a $3.00 convenience fee ($53) Not a member? Join now!
Registration closes on September 2nd.