And the GRAAL Award winners are...
2020 GRAAL Award Winners
On June 22nd, the 8th edition of the GRAAL award (Grand Recognition of Achievement in Analysis and Leadership) was held virtually and gathered members of three IIBA chapters: Section Montréal (event host), Quebec Region, and, for the first time ever, Ottawa-Outaouais!
The jury was presided by Mr. Jacques Fiset, Treasurer IIBA Section Montréal, aided by Manon Sauvageau, IIBA Région de Québec and Lynn Moncion, IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais. Wendy Larocque, IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais, was the official observer, ensuring the rules were respected.
Jacques Fiset (left), president of the GRAAL 2020 jury, explaining the criteria used to select the winning projects.
The 1st prize of the GRAAL 2020 went to Desjardins Entreprises, represented by Alejandro Flores Masa and Nancy Proulx (business analysts) for the project Five day - Simplification of the Credit Award Process. Congratulations!
Yves Nicole (left), president IIBA Section Montréal, announcing the GRAAL 2020 1st prize to Alejandro Flores Maso, business analyst at Desjardins Entreprises.
The 2nd prize was awarded to the project Evolution of Member Rebates from Mouvement Desjardins, represented by Serge Therriault, Francis Boussougou, France Gervais, Marie-Ève Giguère, Nadja Labrecque et Mélanie Leclerc, all business analysts. Congratulations!
Jérémie Guay (left), president IIBA Quebec Region at the time, announcing the GRAAL 2020 2nd prize to Serge Therriault, business analyst at Mouvement Desjardins.
The 3rd prize was awarded to the project Bill Payment Cancellation from Fédération des Caisses Desjardins, represented by Christine Roy et Mohamed Bakiz, business analysts. Congratulations!
Christina Abbott (left), president IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais, announcing the GRAAL 2020 3rd prize to Christine Roy, business analyst at Fédération des Caisses Desjardins.
Once again, the quality of the work presented by all the candidates was exceptional and is a powerful demonstration of the impact that business analysis and business analysis professionals are making in their respective companies throughout Quebec and Eastern Ontario.
Congratulations to all the GRAAL 2020 finalists and winners!
Prepare your files for next year and be among the winners at the 2021 GRAAL !
GRAAL 2020 organizing committee:
Dulce Oliveira -- IIBA Montreal Chapter, Manon Sauvageau – IIBA Quebec Region, Vishwanath Solapura – IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais