NOVEMBER 5-9, 2018
Official Conference of the
International Institute of Business Analysis 


Tuesday, November 7, 2017

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm | Pre-Conference Tutorial | Room: Oceana 7

Enterprise Level Business Analysis Practices to Improve Results

Presented by: Kathleen [Kitty] B. Hass, Jas Phul

Hiring more skilled and experienced BA Professionals may not be the answer!

Research has proven that improving overall team performance will deliver far greater improvements in results, productivity and increased value delivered to the organization. Our BA Community’s experience also supports this. 

We have learned that the answer lies in optimizing business analysis practices at an enterprise level which drive an organization towards improved results. In short, anything you can do to improve organization level business analysis practices will yield greatly improved business outcomes.

This tutorial will discuss how to optimize business analysis practices at an enterprise level to improve organizational performance.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand why it’s important to optimize business analysis practices at an enterprise level
  2. Review practical models for enterprise level business analysis services
  3. Identify how to select and implement a model that best serves your organization


 Kathleen [Kitty] B.Hass

Kathleen [Kitty] B.Hass, PMP

President and Principal Consultant
Kathleen Hass & Associates, Inc.

Kitty is the leading expert in Strategic Business Analysis and Complex Project Management. She has written nine books, dozens of influential articles, and given lectures at corporations throughout the world. She is a professor of Strategic PM and BA Practices at Villanova University and a keynote speaker at conferences around the world. Kitty was a Director on the IIBA Board, and is on the BA advisory boards for Capella University and the University of California, Irvine. Her ground breaking work in Project Complexity has earned her recognition as a recipient of the PMI's David I. Cleland Literature Award.

Kathleen [Kitty]'s 2017 Presentations:

  1. Enterprise Level Business Analysis Practices to Improve Results
    Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
  2. Transformative BA Training and Education to Meet the New Business Reality
    Thursday, November 9, 2017 (8:00 am – 8:50 am)

 Jas  Phul

Jas Phul

Associate Director, ESR

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 2017 Presentations:

  1. Agile Business Analysis: Why, What and How
    Monday, November 6, 2017 (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
  2. Your Path to Business Analysis Mastery
    Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
  3. Enterprise Level Business Analysis Practices to Improve Results
    Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
  4. Agile Business Analysis — State of the Practice
    Thursday, November 9, 2017 (8:00 am – 8:50 am)
  5. Business Analysis 4.0: A New World of Opportunities for the Evolving BA Professional
    Thursday, November 9, 2017 (10:40 am – 11:40 am)

Building Business Capability is the only conference that provides insight into Business Analysis, Business Architecture, Business Process, Business Rules, Business Decisions, and Business Strategy & Transformation toward the pursuit of business excellence.



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