News

President’s Letter, June 2020
06/19/2020
President’s Letter, June 2020 Another programming year is over, and with it my first year as chapter president. Thank you to all who attended our very first virtual AGM and Sponsor and Volunteer Appreciation Night on Tuesday, June 16th! I was incredibly proud to be able to reflect on our...
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Congratulations to the 5 finalists of the GRAAL 2020 award!
06/11/2020
Congratulations to the 5 finalists of the 2020 GRAAL award!   The GRAAL committee has selected five finalists for the 2020 GRAAL Award. They are (in alphabetical order by project): Annulation de Paiement de Factures (Christine Roy and team);   Authentification et...
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Lessons Learned From Online Workshop
06/08/2020
Michael Lachapelle, Business Model Fulcrum In May I facilitated a half-day workshop for the Chapter on customer insight and value proposition design. Coincidentally, it was the first full-on online workshop I staged. I had been preparing for a couple of months, getting the tech in place and...
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Grand Recognition of Achievement in Analysis and Leadership (GRAAL)
06/03/2020
Grand Recognition of Achievement in Analysis and Leadership (GRAAL) The GRAAL Award recognizes exceptional achievement in business analysis. It is presented annually to a business analysis team that has demonstrated leadership and application of business analysis...
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Learning Link
05/05/2020
Learning Link First, I want to thank Christina Abbott for this great idea! It is awesome for everyone to find cool stuff that will help us as BAs to take our career to the next level. On this page you will find Learning Links to webinars, books, articles and other resources, ...
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Join the Chapter Ambassador Programme
04/10/2020
The IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter is launching a new programme, and we need YOU.   It’s called the Chapter Ambassador programme; it’s an opportunity for those who want to become more involved with the chapter, are eager to spread the word about the work we do and the events we offer, and are...
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A Message from the Chapter President: COVID-19
03/16/2020
With the coronavirus pandemic making the world feel very unpredictable and even a little scary, it’s important that we stay calm and follow the advice of those who are trying to keep us healthy and safe.  As business analysts, we’re uniquely capable in this type of situation. We’ve developed...
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Our response to COVID-19 (coronavirus)
03/13/2020
Due to the concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus) and Public Health officials' urging for a period of “social distancing” in order to contain the spread of the virus, here is what we have decided to do to comply with the request: We are postponing the Capital BA Day to Friday,...
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From our sponsor: Information session - Why ITIL® 4?
03/11/2020
Our sponsor, Algonquin College Corporate Training, is holding an information session on ITIL 4. Learn about the latest version of ITIL and why the new ITIL is well suited to the roles of IT executives and architects, IT managers, consultants, application and development team members, and IT...
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Apply for the 2020 GRAAL Award!
03/02/2020
The IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter is joining the Montreal and Quebec City Chapters in an exciting initiative to seek out, recognize, and celebrate excellence in business analysis: the 2020 GRAAL Award (Grand Recognition of Achievement in Analysis and Leadership). For the past 7 years, the...
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