NOVEMBER 5-9, 2018
LJW MARRIOTT SAN ANTONIO HILL COUNTRY RESORT & SPA ∙ SAN ANTONIO
Official Conference of the
International Institute of Business Analysis 

Agenda

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

4:50 pm – 5:50 pm | Panel Discussion | Room: Roman I & II

Agile Business Analysis: Current State of the Practice

Moderated by: Alain Arseneault

Presented by: Mary Gorman, Shane Hastie, James King, Kent J. McDonald, Jas Phul

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Organization are increasingly leveraging agile practices and "The Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide, version 1.0" has helped position BA Professionals for success.  However much has changed since this was published in 2013.  This session describes how organizations have leveraged agile business analysis practices to create better business outcomes and how the Agile Extension is changing to ensure even greater future success.

In this session we will:

  • Discuss the importance of developing an "agile" mindset
  • Discuss the lessons learned from utilizing "The Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide, version 1"
  • Identify the latest evolution of practices that BA professionals can leverage for success in the "agile" world.

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Moderator

Alain Arseneault

Alain Arseneault

Director, Corporate & Business Development
IIBA®

As a recognized leader, Alain is a senior management professional with over 20 years of experience in both IT and business. Throughout Alain's career, he has established and managed strategies, standards and practices covering various areas of business analysis, project management and change management.

Prior to joining IIBA as Acting President and CEO in 2013, Alain was a committed volunteer with the organization for seven years. During this time, Alain was Chair of the Board, Vice-Chair of the Board, Chair of the Nominations Committee, and held several positions in the areas of strategic planning, marketing and communications.

In Alain's previous roles at BMO Financial Group, Alain provided leadership and functional management to a team of professionals that managed the enterprise processes for project management and business analysis, as well as supporting strategic and operational improvements initiatives. For over 16 years, Alain owned a small consulting firm in the food and hospitality industry.

As a Member of the Senior Leadership Team at IIBA, Alain oversees the organization's corporate and business development, which includes strategic engagements and alliances with organizations, governments, academia and professional associations. Alain is a proud member of the business analysis community and is committed to further building the recognition of the profession.


Alain's 2016 Presentations:

  1. Delivering Value through Enterprise Level BA Services
    Monday, October 31, 2016 (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
  2. Agile Business Analysis: Current State of the Practice
    Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (4:50 pm – 5:50 pm)

Speaker(s)

 Mary Gorman

Mary Gorman

Vice President, Quality and Design
EBG Consulting, Inc.

Mary Gorman, a leader in business analysis and requirements, is Vice President of Quality & Delivery at EBG Consulting. Mary coaches product teams, facilitates discovery workshops, and trains stakeholders in collaborative practices essential for defining high-value products. She speaks and writes for the agile, business analysis, and project management communities. Mary is co-author with Ellen Gottesdiener of Discover to Deliver: Agile Product Planning and Analysis.

A Certified Business Analysis Professional™, Mary helped develop the IIBA®’s A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® v2.0 and the first CBAP certification exam.  She also served on the task force that created the PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® Examination Content Outline.


Mary's 2016 Presentations:

  1. Unleash Your Agile Team's Creativity with Visual Business Analysis
    Monday, October 31, 2016 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
  2. Agile Business Analysis: Current State of the Practice
    Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (4:50 pm – 5:50 pm)
  3. The Backlog is in the Eye of the Beholder: A Learning Game
    Thursday, November 3, 2016 (3:20 pm – 4:20 pm)

 Shane  Hastie

Shane Hastie

Director of Agile Learning Programs
ICAgile

Shane Hastie joined ICAgile in 2017 as the Director of Agile Learning Programs. He has oversight in the strategic direction and expansion of ICAgile's learning programs, including maintaining and extending ICAgile's learning objectives, providing thought leadership and collaborating with industry experts, and supporting the larger ICAgile community, which includes more than 90 Member Organizations and approximately 50,000 ICAgile certification holders.

Over the last 30+ years Shane has been a practitioner and leader of developers, testers, trainers, project managers and business analysts, helping teams to deliver results that align with overall business objectives. He spent 15 years as a professional trainer and consultant specializing in Agile practices, business analysis, project management, requirements, testing and methodologies for SoftEd in Australia, New Zealand and around the world.

Shane was a member of the core team who led the production of V3 of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge and was part of the team for both versions of the Agile Extension of the BABOK. He was a member of the board of the Agile Alliance from 2011 until 2016.


Shane's 2016 Presentations:

  1. Agile Business Analysis: Current State of the Practice
    Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (4:50 pm – 5:50 pm)
  2. The Need for Agile Portfolio Management
    Thursday, November 3, 2016 (2:10 pm – 3:10 pm)

 James  King

James King



James's 2016 Presentations:

  1. Agile Business Analysis: Current State of the Practice
    Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (4:50 pm – 5:50 pm)

 Kent J. McDonald

Kent J.McDonald

Writer and Product Manager
KBP.media

Kent is a writer and product manager who helps product people deliver powerful internal products. He has IT and product development experience in a variety of industries including financial services, health insurance, nonprofit, and automotive. Kent practices his craft as product manager at the Agile Alliance and shares his ideas and experiences at KBP.media.  When not writing or product managing, Kent is his family's #ubersherpa, listens to jazz and podcasts (but not necessarily podcasts about jazz), and collects national parks.

Kent is author of Beyond Requirements: Analysis with an Agile Mindset and co-author of Stand Back and Deliver: Accelerating Business Agility.


Kent's 2016 Presentations:

  1. Agile Business Analysis: Current State of the Practice
    Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (4:50 pm – 5:50 pm)

 Jas  Phul

Jas Phul

Associate Director, ESR
IIBA®

Jas is a seasoned professional whose career has spanned over 25 years of helping project teams and organizations reach their potential. As a Certified Business Analysis Professional® (CBAP®), a Project Management Professional® (PMP®), a Certified Agile Project Manager (Cert. APM®), and a Certified Change Management Expert (Prosci®), Jas leverages a unique combination of knowledge, skills and experience for each challenge. 

During his career, Jas has experienced a wide variety of industries as a Business Analyst, Project Manager, Technical Specialist, IT Software Development Manager, and Senior Management Consultant. He provides deep expertise in helping organizations leverage and integrate best practices across multiple disciplines to dramatically improve organization performance.

In his role of Product Manager – BA Practice Development at IIBA® (International Institute of Business Analysis), Jas serves a global community of business analysis professionals, providing innovative products and services that can be leveraged at an organizational level to drive better business outcomes.


Jas's 2016 Presentations:

  1. Delivering Value through Enterprise Level BA Services
    Monday, October 31, 2016 (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
  2. Business Analysis in an Agile World
    Tuesday, November 1, 2016 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
  3. From Novice to Expert: How to Leverage IIBA®'s Enhanced Certification Program
    Tuesday, November 1, 2016 (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
  4. Agile Business Analysis: Current State of the Practice
    Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (4:50 pm – 5:50 pm)
  5. IIBA®'s Competency Model: Path to Mastery
    Thursday, November 3, 2016 (2:10 pm – 3:10 pm)
  6. IIBA® Certification Program - Novice to Expert
    Thursday, November 3, 2016 (3:20 pm – 4:20 pm)

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