Spring in the Bluegrass (Time to Train for your BA Career)

Friday, March 17, 2017 5:30 PM | President IIBA Bluegrass (Administrator)

Hello Everyone,

As the seasons change from Winter to Spring and the Thoroughbred horses prepare for racing locally, we here at the Bluegrass IIBA Chapter would like to offer our services to help you begin or continue your Business Analysis career.  Just like the horses, you cannot remain still and expect your career to be successful.  The only constant in this world is change.  Allow the Bluegrass IIBA Chapter to assist you with these changes.

Membership at the global IIBA organization includes the following benefits:

Membership in the Bluegrass IIBA Chapter enhance those benefits and provide additional value to individual professionals.

  • Network with peers, recruiters, vendors and professionals from related fields at events sponsored by the Chapter.
  • Understand the concepts, tasks and techniques as described in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide).
  • Participate in Study Groups to explore how the BABOK® is applied and improved by peers.
  • Learn about certification, links to additional resources, training opportunities in the region, and other topics such as salary surveys.
  • Take advantage of opportunities to facilitate meetings, make presentations and work on volunteer committees.
  • Earn credit towards IIBA® certification and re-certification requirements.
  • Save, due to lower fees to attend meetings and events of the Chapter.
  • Save 20% on products and services from The Solarity Group
  • Gain access to the Members-only material available on the Chapter website
  • Have voting rights for the Board of Directors and other business brought before Chapter membership. 

To improve your professional networking and grow your understanding of the work that local BAs perform here is a list of our Bluegrass IIBA monthly event titles.  We would love to see you at one of the upcoming events.

  • January 2017 – Small Business Speaker Series: Expanding the Definition of the BA Role
  • February 2017 – The Future of Business Analysis….The CEO Perspective
  • March 2017 – CIO Panel Discussion
  • April 2017 – Exploring the full Role of Business Analyst
  • April 2017 (Webinar) – Design Thinking for Business Analysts: A get-started guide to prototyping better products
  • May 2017 – Bluegrass IIBA – Annual General Meeting and Bluegrass BA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
  • Summer 2017 – BABOK® Study Group

Finally, the Bluegrass IIBA would like to welcome JustInMind as a new chapter sponsor.  JustinMind is a California based company that has developed a prototyping tool with features to make it easy for BAs to collaborated with stakeholders on design.  In our continuing effort to provide value to our Bluegrass community we will give local professionals an opportunity to check out this new prototyping tool from JustInMind and become early adapters.

We wish each of you all of the best and hope to see you soon.

Terry G. Sundy Jr.

President, Bluegrass IIBA Chapter

President@bluegrass.iiba.org

 

 

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