IBADD 2016 Sessions and Workshops

Target, Home Depot, T.J. Maxx and now Anthem BCBS… Were you a reason customer your data was lost?! If security requirements aren't built into your systems from the beginning, it is very difficult to add it later. You owe it to your clients and company to learn the security landscape and how to elicit, document and enforce security to help ensure your solution isn't vulnerable. This session will be led by Hans Eckman former Security Services Workstream Manager.
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BA: First Line of Defense Slides BA: First Line of Defense Slides (762 KB)

BA: First Line of Defense Handouts BA: First Line of Defense Handouts (600 KB)

 

In this session, we will discuss the concept of prioritization based on Capability Heat Mapping. We will understand the concept that the difference between the need for change and the ability to execute affect our ability to close real or perceived performance gaps.
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Capability Based Prioritization Slides Capability Based Prioritization Slides (1325 KB)

This session will focus on how user-centered design techniques can enhance your BA skills set. Focusing on the actual user increases value delivered, faster solutions, and greater productivity.
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Delivering Better Business Value through User Centered Design Delivering Better Business Value through User Centered Design (6335 KB)

A collaborative session where Kupe will share his experiences and insights on how you and your team can thrive at the intersection of critical thinking and design thinking. Experience problem solving in a different way (starting with the customer experience). Learn by doing and see design and critical thinking in action.
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Designing Your Critical Thinking Landscape Designing Your Critical Thinking Landscape (5835 KB)

Come learn how being emotionally intelligent makes you a better business leader. There is ample research and data indicating that the emotional and social intelligence of a leader greatly enhances their ability to influence, inspire, and lead their organization.
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Emotional Intelligence Emotional Intelligence (2706 KB)

This highly interactive presentation includes an EQ self-assessment as well as practical techniques to build Emotional Intelligence in key areas such as Stress Management, Flexibility, Optimism, Empathy, Impulse Control and Reality Testing. We know that 25-30% of job performance is attributed to the ability to demonstrate emotional and social skills that help people transition through the stages of change: denial, resistance, exploration and commitment. Business Analysts will examine how to assess where people are in the change transition process and how to use their emotional intelligence to effectively lead change, helping others move confidently forward.
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Flexing Your EQ Muscles Slides Flexing Your EQ Muscles Slides (533 KB)

Flexing Your EQ Muscles Handouts Flexing Your EQ Muscles Handouts (982 KB)


The phrase “user story”; has made its way into our vocabulary. Have you become one of the Template Zombies found phrasing everything in the form of “As a User, I want to _____, so that _____”. Join us for this session to learn how to save your team, and yourself from the Template Zombie Apocalypse.
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Save Your Team from the Zombie Apocalypse Save Your Team from the Zombie Apocalypse (1810 KB)

This presentation will provide the participant with an understanding of strategic thinking, as well as applying a few simple tools that support strategic thinking and learning to avoid the most common strategic thinking pitfalls.
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Strategic Thinking Strategic Thinking (1374 KB)

This interactive presentation will focus on how habits such as planning, stakeholder analysis, understanding the real problem, communication and others will transform a business analyst to a highly effective problem solving machine! Heather and Jared share real life lessons learned and examples to describe the habits and how they have made them successful as highly effective Business Analysts.
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Business Analysts The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Business Analysts (1681 KB)

Building a high performing team does not have to be a daunting task. Once built, the empowerment, engagement and quality of work produced by the team is phenomenal. So how do you go through this evolution of greatness to high performance?
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The Evolution of Greatness The Evolution of Greatness (8254 KB)

The Evolution of Greatness - Strategic Roadmap Template The Evolution of Greatness - Strategic Roadmap Template (215 KB)

The Evolution of Greatness - Team Effectiveness Questionnaire The Evolution of Greatness - Team Effectiveness Questionnaire (112 KB)


 

Did you ever wonder why, as a child, you were bold in front of others, but as an adult you freeze up? How can we reclaim that reckless abandon and become rock star presenters? I’ll share my journey from hiding in the back of the room to actively seeking the spotlight, and how you can use these techniques to overcome your fears and conquer the nerves that may be holding you back.
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The Power of Pretend The Power of Pretend (1217 KB)

Are you a product owner seeking to be more value-driven? Do you work with product owners who you would like to be more value-driven? If so, come play the Product Owner Value Game and experience what value driven backlog refinement looks like.
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The Product Owner Value Game The Product Owner Value Game (1586 KB)