4:50 pm – 5:50 pm | Presentation | Room: Oceana 7
How to Launch and Manage a BA Community of Practice
Presented by: Margaret May
After organizations recognize the value of business analysis, they begin to realize the need for an organization-wide business analysis practice. Have you had opportunities to meet with other business analysts in your organization in order to share your practices and experiences? How evolved is the business analysis practice at your organization?
This session will follow the evolution from an organization’s recognition of the value of business analysis to establishing a thriving enterprise-wide Business Analysis Community of Practice. The presenter will describe the value of a Community of Practice to your organization as well as your career development. The presenter will also share her experience with launching BA Communities of Practice at both profit and non-profit organizations as well as provide a practical how-to guide for launching and managing a BA COP.
- About where their organization is located the evolutionary scale of business analysis practice maturity
- About the value of a BA Community of Practice to their organization
- About the value of a BA Community of Practice to their career development
- Practical ways to how to launch and manage a BA COP
Margaret May, CBAP, PMI-ACP
Sr IT Business Analyst
University of Colorado Boulder
Margaret is CBAP and PMI-ACP certified with over 25 years of IT experience in business analysis, project management, and technical training in the areas of retail, transportation, logistics, healthcare, and higher education.
Margaret has managed and led teams of business analysts in several organizations. She has collaborated with teams on development of Agile and Dev Ops practices, as well as conducted training on these practices.
Margaret has presented on such topics such as business analysis communities of practice, agile software development, and leadership at various conferences, workshops, and IIBA® chapter boot camps. Margaret is active practitioner of Business Analysis as a Senior IT Business Analyst at University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado.
Margaret's 2017 Presentations:
- How to Launch and Manage a BA Community of Practice
Thursday, November 9, 2017 (4:50 pm – 5:50 pm)