NOVEMBER 6-10, 2017

NOVEMBER 6-10, 2017
Official Conference of the
International Institute of Business Analysis 


Thursday, November 9, 2017

11:50 am – 12:50 pm | Presentation | Room: Timor 1 & 2

Fail Fast — Fail Safe! — League of Analysts Inc

Presented by: Paul Crosby


Why is it we value people who don’t fail when research has shown you need to fail to maximize your learning to become significantly better when trying it again?  Let’s face it, you didn’t just start walking without falling a few times first.  In a corporate environment where failure just isn’t an option, how can you fail in order to learn?  This presentation will cover modern approaches that will set help you set yourself up to learn and develop your expertise more quickly, by failing – safely.  You will learn techniques that can be used by business analysts and project managers that allow you to fail safely, and learn significantly deeper insights about your project solution and organization.

Attendees Will Learn:

  • How to create a safe environment for failure in order to learn
  • Techniques to frame your thinking on failure
  • Strategies for working with failure as a team


 Paul Crosby

Paul Crosby

CFO & Chief Paper Pusher
Bob the BA

Paul has over 20 years of experience with global projects in the finance, insurance, state government, manufacturing and non-profit sectors as a business analyst and project manager. Paul served as Past-President, President, President-Elect, VP Registration and VP Technology for the IIBA Minneapolis St Paul Chapter. Mr. Crosby has presented and lead workshops at several conferences including BA World Toronto, BA World Chicago, BA World Washington, BA World Vancouver, BA World New York, BA World Atlanta, IIBA Minneapolis-St Paul Chapter Meetings, Minnesota Government IT Symposium and Mind Surf Conference on the topics of Strategic Business Analysis, Leadership, Process Improvement, Kaizen for the BA, Strategic Enterprise Analysis, Project Management for the BA and Portfolio Management. Mr. Crosby is currently the CFO for The League of Analysts Inc, partner and founder of Bob the BA, and Editor-in-Chief for BA Times and PM Times publications.

Paul's 2017 Presentations:

  1. Fail Fast — Fail Safe! — League of Analysts Inc
    Thursday, November 9, 2017 (11:50 am – 12:50 pm)

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