June 2015 Newsletter

IIBA Central Iowa Chapter

Andrew shares his views on what it means to be a BA in Central Iowa. He discusses the events our chapter sponsors to encourage networking and learning from each other in our community of practice. He also revisits chapter’s vision, goals and objectives and illustrates an action plan on how we will get there!   » Read more.
Diane is often asked whether the demand for business analysts increasing in Central Iowa. Her response? “Absolutely!” What are the employers looking for in the BA candidates? Check out Diane’s article to learn more and get her prediction on the next hot BA trend!  » Read more.
Are you ready to take the next step to obtain your Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) or Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA®) designation? Are you wondering what the experience is like? Would you like to learn more? Read the stories and personal experiences of the recent CBAPs and get inspired to obtain this elite designation! Review their dos and don’ts and use what make sense to you! Best part? These CBAPs are members of our chapter, so you can network with them to learn more! We are starting with Courtney’s story in the CBAP series!  » Read more.
Tammie discusses the new BABOK® version that 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. Tammie provides insights on the updates, changes and new themes in the BABOK ®.  » Read more.
One of the many benefits included in the IIBA® Central Iowa Chapter membership is access to our mentoring program. Tammie will explain in the article the goals of mentoring program, mentoring framework, and upcoming mentoring sessions kick-off!  » Read more.
Karen Book discusses Wellmark’s commitment and investment into IIBA and Central Iowa Chapter. She shares results from the supportive approach that started four years ago with Wellmark’s investment in BSA development. Karen talks about opportunities that Wellmark offers to its BSAs and the outcomes. Karen shares the vision Wellmark established for raising BSA professionalism.  » Read more.

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