Event Presentations

Event Presentations

The following are presentations from the past IIBA-OO events. For study group presentations, please refer to the Study Group page.

June 15, 2021 [Virtual] June Meeting | Annual General Meeting

Thank you all for another amazing year! We will see you in September!


May 18, 2021  [Virtual] May Meeting | Where do  Business Analysts fit into SAFe? 

Michael Roberts of Cprime introduced us to the SAFe 5.0 framework and  provides context on how Business Analysts would survive and thrive in an environment/implementation of the Scaled Agile Framework.

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April 19, 2021 [Virtual] April Meeting | Project Thinking to Product Thinking: Unlocking Product Agility

Anne Steiner, a Vice President of Product Agility at Cprime, tought us about how to move our thinking from project to product and helped us understand team formation, budgeting and planning, and reducing cycle times in this context.

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March 16, 2021
[Virtual] March Meeting | Making the Case for BA Centers of Excellence and Communities of Practice

In this session, we had 3 seasoned professionals which are Maureen McVey, Pamela Ploger, and Lesa King walk us through the need for a Center of excellence in every organization, the value, and the role of the Business Analyst there.


February 16, 2021

[Virtual] ​February Meeting | Cultivate Career Agility, Don’t Fight It

In this meeting, Marti Konstant, a workplace futurist and the best-selling author of Activate Your Agile Career, walked us through what career agility means, how to cultivate career agility, and applying the agile principal to careers and success.

No presentation or recording available.

January 19, 2021 [Virtual] January Meeting | Creating Requirements During Times of Constant Change

In this Ottawa-Outauais and Palmeto chapters joint session, Pamela Paterson, MS, CBAP, a senior business analyst walked us through how to overcome remote communication blockers, how to incorporate personal agility into requirements elicitation, and management, and the best practices and tools to maintain requirements traceability. 


December 15, 2020 [Virtual] December Meeting | 2020 Holiday Social

We ended the year with a fantastic holiday social with games and drinks! Thank you to all those who attended!! Here are just a few of our participants!

November 17, 2020

[Virtual] November Meeting | The BA as an Agile Coach

In this session, Franklin Garry, a Project Management Consultant, walked us through managing the evolving journey of a BA, and how to balance the traditional role of a BA and an Agile Coach if thrust into that capacity.

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October 20, 2020

[Virtual] October Meeting | Requirement Management and the role of the BA in Waterfall and Agile

In this session, Daniel Rahhal, a senior Project Management Trainer / Business Analysis Consultant, presented the different types of requirements and how the role of the BA and his/her involvement will differ between Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

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September 15, 2020

[Virtual] September Meeting | Optimizing your Role as a BA in Strategic Thinking

In our first meeting of the season, Mary Daly, a seasoned consultant in organizational strategy, walks us through the vital role that business analysts can play in shaping the strategy of businesses we work in. 

Are you playing your biggest game? Strategy is a continuum from design through to implementation, and there is a need for all levels to think strategically. What does it mean to ‘be more strategic’?

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