10:40 am – 11:40 am | Presentation | Room: Roman I & II
Success Factors Transitioning Your BA Team to Agile
Our company has embarked on a long term strategy to migrate from predictive software development methodologies to adaptive, selecting SAFe Agile as our approach. This very large scale effort involves both information technology and business staff. New roles and responsibilities are being introduced, new tools for project management and requirement management, extensive training, and cultural transformation is underway. Our business analysis and project management teams are at the core of this transformation and we're seeing extra-ordinary results in terms of team morale, product delivery, and engagement. You will learn what we have found was necessary to successfully migrate our team to an enterprise wide SAFe Agile approach to software development and the exciting opportunities it presents to your employees.
What Attendees Will Learn:
- Agile Transformation
- Cultural Change
- Analysis Skiils
Director - Business Systems Projects
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Rick O'Brien is a Commercial Insurance IT Director at Liberty Mutual Insurance. Rick received his B.A. from Thomas More College and is a member of both the IIBA and PMI. Rick has had the privilege of leading multiple teams in his career. His most recent responsibility is managing a team of senior commercial insurance business analysis focused on new software development work. Rick's team partners daily with software development professionals as well as product research and development staff. Rick's team has consistently achieved very high employee engagement scores and are themselves viewed as leaders in the organization. Rick is passionate about exploration, continual learning, and contributing to the success of others.
Richard's 2016 Presentations:
- Success Factors Transitioning Your BA Team to Agile
Thursday, November 3, 2016 (10:40 am – 11:40 am)