2017 IIBA GAC BA Boot Camp Agenda


Saturday August 26, 2017
Check In, Breakfast, Job Fair Atrium Area 8:00 9:00
Welcome and Opening Remarks Jonathan Babcock, VP Professional Development & Peter DiAngelo, President, IIBA GAC Governor's Hall A, B, C 9:00 9:15
Opening Keynote: NextGen Business Competencies: Keys to Being Ready for The Future Kupe Kupersmith, KupeTalks Inc. Governor's Hall A, B, C 9:15 10:15
Job Fair Atrium Area 8:00 9:00
Breakout Session 1
People: Building Influence: Tactics to Drive Change and Get Results Fred Jewell, Jabian Consulting Governor’s Hall A 10:45 12:00
Process: The Business Analyst’s Transition to Agile Margaret May,
Emory University
Governor's Hall B 10:45 12:00
Tools & Techniques: Finding the Perfect Job for You--Exploring IT Career Options for Business Analysts Joanne Carswell,
Cox Automotive
Governor's Hall C 10:45 12:00
Lunch (Buffet Served outside Breakout Rooms), Job Fair in the Atrium Area
10:45 12:00
Breakout Session 2
People: Taking Account of Your Career by Finding a Mentor Doug Goldberg, Avanade Governor’s Hall A 1:00 2:15
Process: Agile is About Principles > Brenda Murray, Matrix Resources Governor's Hall B 1:00 2:15
Tools & Techniques: Applying the Business Value Management Lifecycle Jacqueline Sanders-Blackman, B2T Training Governor's Hall C 1:00 2:15
Break, Snack Served 10:45 12:00
Breakout Session 3
People: Powerful BA Lessons from Life of Pi - How to Survive and Thrive in the Sea of Uncertainty, Chaos and Ever-increasing Project Complexity Yaaqub Mohamed, The BA Coach Governor’s Hall A 2:30 3:45
Process: Velocity! What it is, how to talk about it, and why range answers are your best friend. Ryland Leyton, Aptos Governor's Hall B 2:30 3:45
Tools & Techniques: Panel Discussion –Leveraging Business Analysis Skills to Grow Your Career Joanne Carswell, Yaaqub Mohamed, Gopal Nagappan, Clinton Ages Governor's Hall C 2:30 3:45
Closing Remarks IIBA Greater Atlanta Chapter Board (In breakout rooms following session 3) Governor’s Hall A, B, C 3:45 4:00
Networking & Participant Surveys 4:00 4:30