2018 Holiday Social - What a blast!
Our IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter holiday party was a blast! We hope everyone enjoyed the new venue (Vimy Brewing Company) and the catering (Kitchen Sisters) and the dance instructors.  Thank you to all who attended. We were very happy to have your company and your energy. A big thanks...
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Recommended Reading: Understand Strategic Imperatives
Looking for a bit of reading? The IIBA has produced a white paper called "Understand Strategic Imperatives" that is a great read for those interested and involved in aligning their organization's strategic initatives with global digital transformation. The document also emphasizes the importance...
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November Chapter Meeting
Another great evening at IIBA Ottawa Chapter and an interesting presentation topic on Artificial Intelligence! Thank you, Patrick Egbunonu, for sharing the AI examples and stories and how it relates to Business Analysis. Thanks to our sponsor, Sprott School of Business, for the door prize....
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Message from Chapter President Emily Tom
As Chapter President and a long-time member of the IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter, I can't express how pleased I am that our Chapter was a finalist for the IIBA Marketing Excellence Award and the Chapter Outreach Award this year. What is certain is that the Chapter could never have competed for...
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Discovering Discovery Driven Innovation
This past weekend, participants at the Chapter's Skills™ Workshop enjoyed learning how to look at innovation from a discovery point of view. In his always engaging style, Michael Lachapelle introduced everyone to the Business Model Canvas, demonstrating how to gain insights about the customer by...
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Ottawa-Outaouais is getting certified!
The Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter is celebrating 9 new certificates and certifications!  Since June of this year, 2 people in the region have earned their ECBA, 2 people are now CCBA certified, 4 people have achieved CBAP certification, and 1 person has attained the new IIBA Agile...
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Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter a finalist for the 2018 IIBA Chapter Awards
Great news! The IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter has been chosen as a finalist for the 2018 IIBA Chapter Awards. In addition, our very own Marie Halsey has been chosen as a finalist for the Volunteer Award. Many thanks to our members, sponsors, volunteers and Board members for bringing our Chapter...
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Great Outcome from October Meeting
At this month's Chapter meeting, speaker Michael Lachapelle used the Mobius loop to introduce us to a new open source framework that helps BAs to deliver meaningful outcomes.  Thank you, Michael, for sharing your time and expertise with us. You can read more about the Mobius Outcome...
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Dynamic Workshop on Key Skills of Co-creative Leaders
Over the course of a dynamic and interactive Saturday, participants in Steffan Surdek's Co-creative Leadership workshop enjoyed learning and practicing skills such as how to communicate in a way that opens dialog, and how to empower the dormant leaders in a team.  Huge thanks to Steffan for...
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September Meeting a Whopping Success!
Our September Chapter meeting with speaker Peter Paul was a resounding success.  Peter's interactive and engaging presentation made it fun to learn about the artifacts, rituals and ceremonies of Agile. Our thanks to Peter for giving us his time last Tuesday evening, and to our sponsor,...
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