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Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Seven Things Business Analysts Need to Know About Agile
 - Agile. Scrum. Lean. SAFe. 
 
Buzzwords to be certain, and also powerful ideas that have changed the landscape in which you and most other business analysts find yourselves today. How can you position yourself to be effective and ultimately successful in this environment?
 
Join Kent McDonald to find out seven things business analysts need to know about agile and how you can use that knowledge to thrive as a business analyst.
 
You’ll learn what an agile mindset is and how you can adopt one. You’ll find out how you can apply analysis practices you already use in a way that will make you the business analyst that all your teams will want to work with.  You’ll find out about the roles that business analysts can play in agile environment and select the one that is the best fit for you.
 
Whether you are an agile advocate in your organization or you’ve had agile "done to you," come to this presentation to find out how to be the most agile business analyst you can be.
 
 
Key Benefits:
  • Learn how to adopt an agile mindset
  • Apply the analysis skills you already know to be the business analyst that teams want to work with 
  • Assess the roles that business analysts can fill in an agile environment and select the one that best fits your interests and experience
Kent J McDonald
Kent writes about and practices software product development. He has IT and product development experience in a variety of industries including financial services, health insurance, nonprofit, and automotive. Kent practices his craft as Content Curator at Agile Alliance and shares his ideas and experiences at KBP.media.  When not writing or product managing, Kent is his family’s #ubersherpa, listens to jazz and podcasts (but not necessarily podcasts about jazz), and collects national parks.
Kent is author of Beyond Requirements: Analysis with an Agile Mindset and co-author of Stand Back and Deliver: Accelerating Business Agility.
Kent has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from Kent State University.

                  Event Sponsored by Kroger

FREE - Bring a friend for free to this meeting
Raffle - We will be giving away 2 Echo Dots
Major Raffle -
Everyone who attends will be entered for a chance to win our Grand Prize
(Details revealed at a later date)

Event Details: 
6:00 – 6:45 Dinner and Networking 6:45 – 7:00 Chapter Business 7:00- 8:00 Presentation
Event Location: 
Kroger 9935 Carver Rd, Blue Ash, OH 45242
Speaker: 
Kent McDonald
Location Name: 
Kroger
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