Professional Development Meeting - IIBA CPOA Certification: Beyond Traditional Product Ownership with Melody Young
REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT WILL CLOSE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2022 AT 6:00 P.M. MST
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Arizona Time Zone (7:30 p.m. EST - 10:00 p.m.)
- 5:30 – 6:00 Professional Networking
- 6:00 – 6:30 Welcome, Chapter Update & Mission, Speaker Learning Objectives & IIBA Knowledge Areas, and Guest Speaker Introduction
- 6:30 – 7:30 IIBA CPOA Certification: Beyond Traditional Product Ownership with Melody Young
- 7:30 – 8:00 Q&A, Job Share, PDM Schedule, & Social Networking time permitting
Overview of Presentation:
Product ownership a rapidly evolving role. The fundamental goal of Product Ownership is to maximize value and minimize effort. Growing awareness of the impact customer perspective plays in product success has led to need for an expanded view of traditional product ownership. The Product Owner Analyst role is designed to assist the team in creating exceptional products and services, focused on the customer, utilizing practices from a range of domains.
This presentation reviews the Product Ownership Analysis role. It compares traditional product ownership and business analysis to the expanded practice of the product owner analyst. Finally, it covers key concepts and framework outlined in the IIBA’s Guide to Product Ownership Analysis.
Participants should leave with a clear understanding of Product Ownership Analysis, a new perspective how business analysis and product ownership work hand in hand, and the tools needed to begin their owner CPOA certification journey.
IIBA Knowledge Areas:
- Elicitation and Collaboration
- Strategy Analysis
- Requirements Analysis and Design Definition
- Solution Evaluation
- Underlying Competencies
- Other: Agile Mindset
- Evolving role of Product Ownership to POA
- Overview the Product Owner Analyst Guide
- Why the CPOA certification
- Additional resources
- Business Analysts (Especially BA working as Product Owners)
- Product Owners
- Product Managers
- Other team members working with Product Owners
Melody Young is an Enterprise Product Owner at Arizona State University. In 2014, she began her career as registered nurse, working in both hospital and clinical settings. In 2018 she transitioned from a healthcare profesional to business and systems management. During her career transition, she was drawn to the impact of analytical work and Project Management. She acquired her Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM) certification as well as studied Business Analysis practices. Although hired as a Business Analyst for ASU, the last two years, Melody has primarily acted in the role of Product Owner building and managing up to 4 Enterprise Products at a given time. Because of her cross functional role as product owner and business analyst, she was excited by the prospect of the Product Owner Analyst role and was among the first business professionals internationally to acquire her CPOA certification in June 2021.
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