There's a lot of business going on in and close to the center of Europe. And there's a lot of business analysis and architecture going on here too. With the BA & Beyond conference, we create a forum for sharing inspiration, knowledge and experience across the BA community in the heart of Europe.
As we all are growing our BA profession, its core competences like process analysis, requirements management, strategy analysis and solution design and evaluation are maturing. But we are also connecting with new domains, like service or customer experience design, and broadening our horizon towards roles like product owner and product manager.
BA & Beyond aims to be the catalyst for bringing this variety of BA expertise together and moving our profession forward.
9:30 — 13:00
Mindful Product Ownership
Applying mindfulness to innovate
by Kathy Berkidge
14:00 — 17:30
User Story Workshop
by Lynda Girvan
Join us for this unique, one time opportunity to learn from international speakers Kathy Berkidge and Lynda Girvan.
Venue: Brussels — To be announced (Close to public transport)
18 presentation sessions to be announced.
Decision and Process Modeling: Which Comes First ?
by Jan Vanthienen.
The Innovation Game
by Michael Van Damme and Geert De Wael.
Thought Sketching for Business Analysts and Beyond
by Koen De Keersmaecker.
The Agile Business Analyst
by Lynda Girvan
Venue: Brussels — Crowne Plaza Le Palace
Interested in IIBA® CCBA® or CBAP® recertification?
More and more organisations are adopting agile techniques and approaches. Agile adoption brings about changes to processes, approaches and roles, and some BAs can be left wondering where they fit into this new world. Lynda Girvan will discuss what it means to be an Agile BA and how as an Agile BA you can bring value to your organisation through having the right mindset and a comprehensive toolkit.
In her talk, Lynda will discuss:
Lynda Girvan has over 25 years of experience in business and systems development as a consultant, professional trainer and practitioner in both the public and private sector. She has extensive experience of adding value to organisations at a variety of levels including coaching agile development teams or helping board level change projects.
Lynda’s particular strength is applying business analysis and agile techniques together to help organisations overcome challenging business problems. Lynda is the co-author of the book ‘Agile and Business Analysis’ which was published by the BCS, Chartered Institute for IT in Februari 2017. Lynda currently works for CMC Partnership (UK) Ltd where she is Head of Profession for Business Analysis as well as their Lead Agile BA. Lynda has delivered numerous presentations and keynotes to European and international audiences covering subjects on business analysis, agile and business change.
At the BA & Beyond Conference, we combine inspiration from thought leaders in the BA field with genuine stories from practitioners like you. We're looking for stories and cases that can help others move their BA skills forward. Potential topics are:
Expect interactive sessions where you will learn from both the speakers and your peers in the audience.
Grab your € 50 to € 100 early bird discount now!
Please note that for practical reasons, you need to register for each day separately.
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Crowne Plaza Brussels — Le Palace
Ginestestraat / Rue Gineste 3
+32 (0)2 203 62 00
Crowne Plaza Brussels is very easy to reach by public transport, as it is located next to the Brussels North (Brussel-Noord / Bruxelles-Nord) train station and the Rogier subway and bus station.