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Professional Development Meeting - Analysis Techniques in Context with Danelkis Serra and Jared Gorai

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Time Zones:
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Arizona Time Zone (8:30 p.m. EST - 11:00 p.m.)

  • 5:30 – 6:00  Professional Networking
  • 6:00 – 6:30  Welcome, Chapter Update & Mission, Speaker Learning Objectives & IIBA Knowledge Areas, and Speaker Introduction
  • 6:30 – 7:30  Analysis Techniques in Context with Danelkis Serra and Jared Gorai
  • 7:30 – 8:00  Q&A, Job Share, PDM Schedule, & Social Networking time permitting

Learning Objectives:
Attendees will be able to discuss:

  • Review of various analysis techniques and how to apply them
  • Understand how techniques differ by methodology
  • Hear real world application of these techniques

IIBA Knowledge Areas:    
IIBA study areas does the presentation addresses:

  • Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring
  • Elicitation and Collaboration
  • Requirements Life Cycle Management & Communication
  • Strategy Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
  • Solution Evaluation
  • Techniques
  • Underlying Competencies

Overview of Presentation:

Based on the methodology of our projects, we use different techniques to help us achieve success. In this highly interactive session, we’ll review some of the techniques from both
the BABOK Guide and the Agile extension and bring real-world examples on how we’ve applied these techniques in our careers from both traditional and agile approaches. Join us to learn how these techniques can be applied and share some fun along the way.

Speaker Bios:

Danelkis Serra:

Developing relationships, discovering solutions, and driving value are Danelkis' main motivators. Danelkis has over 20 years of business analysis experience in a variety of industries from non-profits to FinTech, and within the Travel/Hospitality sector. She is a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management concentrating on Event Management. She was first introduced to agile in 2007 when she obtained her Scrum certification and has since practiced a variety of agile ‘flavors’. She believes that understanding the origin of thoughts and creating transparency leads to stronger relationships and successful outcomes. Danelkis enjoys volunteering as a means of giving back to her community and has coordinated a variety of mentoring programs. She started as a member and volunteer at International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) and in early 2018 she joined as the Chapter Operations Manager, Chapters and Membership Engagement. When she is not working, Danelkis seeks adventures from Scuba Diving to Sky Diving and anything in between.

Jared Gorai:

Jared loves being a Business Analyst and has done so in title for over 15 years with over 25 years of business and leadership experience in both the retail and energy sectors. He is a strong advocate for IIBA, having served in various capacities with the Calgary IIBA Chapter as well as chairing the Volunteer Chapter Network. He brings his passion for business analysis and experience as a Chapter Leader to the role of Director of Chapter and Membership Engagement of IIBA. He holds his Bachelor of Arts degree in French from the University of Calgary and the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) designation. He will take any chance possible to evangelize business analysis and will talk your ear off about the role and the profession should you allow him to do so.

A special message from your board:  We value every participant's health and want to continue to offer valued PDMs as we go through this extraordinary time together. Once registered, the call details will be sent before the event. Please make sure you enter your email address upon registration. If you have any questions please reach out to the board@phoenix.iiba.org. We will hold PDM’s online until we feel that it is safe to resume in-person events.   We will continue to have valuable speakers to support our chapter!! 


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