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2015-2016 Leadership Team

Wanda Hudgins Spain
President
Donna Eastman
VP of Marketing and Communications
Jaleann M. Matos-McClurg
VP of Membership
Jonathon Babcock
VP of Professional Development
Kim Ivanoff
Secretary
Richard Cope
Treasurer
Dave Rowlinson
Director of Sponsorships
Yolanda Joachim
Director of Community Awareness
Kitu Dave
Director of Special Events
Casey Philpott
Director of Technology
Hyun Woo
Director of Presentations
Shilan Karia
Director of Volunteerism
Vacant
Director of Operations
Peter DiAngelo
BAMP Chairman
Viraj Dave
BAMP Co-Chair
  

 



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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2015 BA Boot Camp Striving, Thriving and Driving

The Greater Atlanta Chapter of IIBA® is pleased to present the 2015 BA Boot Camp, Striving, Thriving and Driving. It will be our biggest and best ever! This year we're expanding the boot camp to cover topics appealing to the full range of business analysis professionals from aspiring/new business analysts, to senior BA's and organizational business analysis leaders.

Program highlights include:

Keynote address from Bob Prentiss, one of the industry's best-known and dynamic speakers.

A full day of professional development! Nine presentations across three tracks will provide opportunities to interact with local business analysis experts.

Breakfast, lunch and a snack will be provided with registration.

Register by August 31, 2015 and save $50.00!

Keynote Address: STOP... MAKING... SENSE! CHOOSING PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION

Bob PrentisBob The BAs, Owner and Prinicipal Consultant, Bob the BA, Inc.

Bob the BA provides badass business analysis training, consulting and mentoring services. Bob is passionate about helping you think, learn and work differently. Bob is CBAP® certified with 25+ years of experience in corporate America; with a background in managing BA centers of excellence, assessing and managing BA maturity, quality, and competency. Bob is an award winning curriculum developer. Bob has presented numerous keynote, workshops, seminars, conferences, and training sessions across North America. Bob is a founding member and past President of the IIBA® MSP Chapter.

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Hosted by Manheim Cox C-Tech building, 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., Sandy Springs, GA 30328

For session descriptions and presenter information, click here.


September Chapter Meeting

Kelly JonesSPEAKER:

Kelly Jones, Jabian Consulting

PRESENTATION OVERVIEW:

Have you considered where your skills as a Business Analyst can take you?  The answer is that they can take you many places, and during this session we will explore one of these places - the world of product management. We will explore the skills that you already have and how they translate into this other world, and the skills that you can intentionally develop in order to set yourself up for a successful transition.  Facilitating this conversation is a consultant who began her consulting career as a BA and who is now an expert in the field of product management.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Kelly is a Director at Jabian Consulting, a firm that specializes in creating and implementing strategies to enhance business processes, develop human capital, and better align technology with our clients' business needs. Kellys areas of expertise include: product strategy and management, business process analysis, engineering and optimization, and software delivery in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies. Prior to Jabian, Kelly was with Philip Morris USA where she developed skills in market analysis, strategy creation, and account management.

In the community, Kelly serves as Chair of TAGs Product Management Society and is also an active alumni at both her academic alma maters, including the University of Georgia where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and Goizueta Business School at Emory University where she earned a Master of Business Administration.

RSVP by September 21st


Chapter Meetings

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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Meeting Locations

Matrix Resources
General Meeting

Northpark Town Center
Building 400
3rd Floor
1000 Abernathy Road,
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

UPS Corporate Headquarters    
Premier/Special Events

55 Glenlake Parkway NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30328