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Lunch and Learn Series | Technique Boutique: Story Mapping

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 -
11:30am to 12:30pm

Lunch and Learn Series | Technique Boutique: Story Mapping


Does wading through what seems to be an endless backlog frustrate you? Could you use some help organizing your flat backlog so you can create releasable slices of functionality? This session will show how to use Story Mapping to simplify release planning and ensure you deliver a highly valued product at the end of each sprint.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how story mapping facilitates an understanding of the product functions and use
  • Learn how story mapping can help you prioritize the backlog
  • Learn how to improve your use of this technique

About our facilitator, Rachael Wilterdink, CBAP:


Rachael is a professional consultant with over 20 years of IT experience. She is also a speaker, blogger, author, and coach. She has been involved with the delivery of diverse technology solutions throughout her career, including business intelligence, web applications, compliance systems, automated testing, and ERP systems, to name a few.

Rachel gave back to the educational community by chairing the Advisory Committee for the Business and Data Analytics Program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College for five years. She also served on the Advisory Committee for the Web and Software Development Program at Lakeshore Technical College for seven years.

Always seeking to learn and share her knowledge, Rachael serves in leadership capacities in her local IIBA and PMI chapters. Currently, she is the Vice President of Education and Certification for the Southeast Wisconsin Chapter and the Vice President of Membership and Volunteering for the PMI Northeast Wisconsin Chapter. In addition to serving in these roles, Rachael regularly speaks at conferences and chapter meetings.

Rachael is an avid reader and enjoys writing. She is the author of an eBook, "40 Agile Transformation Points (and how to manage or avoid them)," which you can download for free on the Core BTS website [https://go.corebts.com/en-us/agile-transformation-pain-points-ebook]. Rachael also regularly posts articles of interest on her blog [https://rachaelwilterdink.com/].


Event details: 


Event Agenda: Times are in EDT

  • 11:30 am - 11:35 am   Welcome & Introductions
  • 11:35 am - 12:25 pm   Presentation and Q&A
  • 12:25 pm - 12:30 pm   Wrap Up

Who should attend: Open to all

When: April 12, 2022 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Where: Virtually on Zoom (Zoom invite sent out after registration)

Cost: FREE



To register, please use the Register Now button.

About the Lunch and Learn | Technique Boutique:


The Lunch and Learn series is a multi-chapter virtual event co-hosted with the IIBA Halifax, Ottawa-Outaouais, and Palmetto chapters. The Technique Boutique gives an opportunity to do a deep dive into one of the many techniques a business analyst may use. Take a break from your workday to enhance your business analysis skillset and share your knowledge with your fellow BAs.

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