Austin's 1st Business Analyst Development Day (ATX BADD)
This event requires registration: http://www.austin.iiba.org/index.php/chapter-events/atxbadd
Austin IIBA Chapter is announcing the 1st Annual Austin Business Analyst Development Day (ATX BADD) day. Please join us for a great event with the following speakers and networking opportunities with other BAs in Austin.
St. Edward's University PEC, Austin
9420 Research Blvd, Echelon III Austin, TX 78759
Seating is limited, so register today! See link for registration... http://www.austin.iiba.org/index.php/chapter-events/atxbadd
8:00am – 8:30am : Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:30am – 8:45am : IIBA Chapter President Announcements
8:45am – 9:45am : Keynote Presentation - Executive Communication Strategies: Responding vs. Reacting
Keynote speaker, Dr. Monica Scamardo applies research-based behavioral and workplace principles to leadership and organizational challenges. She understands how today’s fast-paced work environments raise stress levels and ignite emotions; resulting in a display of reactions that can undermine a leader’s success or career advancement.
10:00am – 12:00pm : Skills Workshop - Frustration & Document Overload - Reduce them now!
Presenter: Darrel Raynor
In this interactive session, crowd source your peers’ expertise as we all walk through how to craft our processes and templates to reduce friction and the sheer number of documents you use in the Scope and Requirements portions of projects. Learn how to set up your processes and documents for traceability, collaboration, and concurrent working sessions. Sketch out how you will adapt your facilitation, meetings, and documents for higher productivity and less frustration.
10:00am – 12:00pm : Skills Workshop - Defining to Delivering: How User Stories Drive an Agile Approach
Presenter: Marsha Hughes
This workshop will show how user stories are the fundamental unit of activity in an agile approach. The workshop will cover agile planning and requirements processes, including product definition practices such as creating a vision box and writing user stories for the Product Backlog, release planning practices such as themes and the product road map, and iteration planning and requirements practices such as early acceptance tests and iteration reviews to get feedback from stakeholders.
12:00pm – 1:00pm : Have Lunch and Network with our Technology Partners, Sponsors and IT Recruiters.