BABOK® Discussion Group

Curious about BABOK® Guide v3? The BABOK® Guide v3 is the most credible and authoritative source of knowledge and practices for business analysis—here’s your chance to learn more!

Are you curious about all the buzz around the new version of the BABOK®? The new version expands the source of business analysis, providing essential direction and support for practitioners in areas such as agile, business intelligence, information technology, business architecture, and business process management. As with other professions, the body of knowledge is defined and enhanced by the Business Analysis professionals who apply it daily.

The purpose of this Discussion group is to provide you with an opportunity to come together with your peers for a walk through all chapters of the BABOK® and provide an opportunity to try out some of the techniques outlined in the BABOK®! It doesn’t matter if you are new to the BA space or a seasoned Business Analyst, there is always something new to learn.

Register HERE!

Benefits of the group include:
  1. A moderated walk through the entire updated version of the BABOK® Guide v3
  2. The opportunity to learn and gain new insights from other Business Analysts within the Des Moines area.
  3. The opportunity to network and meet new people.
  4. The opportunity to pose questions and discuss issues applicable to your work.
Dates
  • September 28, 2017 - Underlying Competencies
  • October 5, 2017 - Introduction and Key Concepts
  • October 12, 2017 - Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
  • October 19, 2017 - Elicitation and Collaboration
  • October 26, 2017 - Requirements Life Cycle Management
  • November 2, 2017 - Strategy Analysis
  • November 9, 2017 - Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • November 16, 2017 - Solution Evaluation
  • November 30, 2017 – reserved for a snow date

All meetings are from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location
QCI
4300 Westown Pkwy #150
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Watch our Home Page for event registration links and more information.

The BABOK® is the foundation used for the CBAP®/CCBA® certifications. Though the Study Group is NOT a prep course for certification, the information in the BABOK® is the basis of the tests.

Contact education@centraliowaiiba.org for more information.

Agile Discussion Group

This group will provide you with an opportunity to come together with your peers for a practical discussion of matters relevant to the intersection of analysis and agile. It does not matter if you are new to the BA space or a seasoned Business Analyst; can just spell agile, or you can scrum better than the New Zealand Rugby team there is always something new to learn.

Benefits of the group include:

  1. The opportunity to learn and gain new insights from other BA's working in agile environments within the Des Moines area.
  2. The opportunity to network and meet new people.
  3. The opportunity to pose questions and discuss issues applicable to your work.
Dates and Locations are TBD

All meetings are from 5:30 pm - 7 pm

Watch our Home Page for event registration links and more information.

For more coversations about Analysis in Agile, visit the Analysis & Product Management in Agile Community.

Contact education@centraliowaiiba.org for more information the IIBA Central Iowa Chapter's other educational programs.