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.

November 19, 2019
November Meeting | Hitchhiker’s Guide to Design Thinking
 
In this month's meeting, Michael addressed the conundrum of design thinking versus design by looking at the principles, rules and behaviours of Design Thinking, and the purpose and methods of Design.

We learned how to:

  • Differentiate Design Thinking from Design;
  • Understand foundations of design thinking;
  • Consider different design methods.
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October 15, 2019
October Meeting | Enterprise Essence at Your Fingertips: BA and the Dashboard
 
In this month's session, Jason Oliver, CBAP, led us through an interactive case study on how to use dashboads to deliver valuable business insights to particular audiences.
 

We learned how to:

  • Tailor dashboards for appropriate audiences
  • Calibrate dashboard content access between “need to know” and “right to explore & reveal”
  • Gauge appropriate use of visuals, scope, filters, and more!
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October 2, 2019 BA Trailblazer | AI for BAs with Kevin Dewalt

Kevin Dewalt of PROLEGO, an AI expert, led an online session specifically for Business Analysts. We covered: 

  • what AI actually is in practical terms,
  • how to identify opportunities for AI projects,
  • what the elements of managing an AI project are, and
  • how this new revolutionary technology will affect the BA role.
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September 17, 2019

September Meeting | Agile Tools and Techniques in 59 minutes

In this interactive session, Peter Paul introduced tried-and-true estimating and planning tools used by Agile organizations where aversion to uncertainty is high.

In particular:

  • Sprint / iteration planning: Planning Poker, T-shirt sizing, and Bucketing
  • Release Map, Product Backlog sizing: Themes, Epics, Features, and User Stories 
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