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We cordially invite you to MEBAC 2nd event. Join us in Portland, Maine at Unum's Home Office.
Our Speaker: Barbara O'Connor, Enterprise Agile Transformation Leader | SAFe | Business and Technology Agile Coaching Practice Lead
Topic: The Paradox of Business Requirements in the Digital Context
When: Thursday, February 28, 2019
$5.00 for PMI ME Chapter member,
$12 Guest at the door
Unum Home Office 3 (HO3 - see link below for a map)
2211 Congress Street (outer Congress)
Portland, ME 04102
|Event Date||02-28-2019 5:30 pm|
|Event End Date||02-28-2019 8:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||01-31-2019 6:30 pm|
|Cut off date||02-28-2019 9:00 am|
|No. of Technical PDUs||1|
|Location||Unum Home Office 3|
|5:30 - 6:00 PM||
Registration opens, networking time and refreshments
|6:00 - 7:00 PM||
Barbara O'Connor presents: The Paradox of Business Requirements in the Digital Context – Simplicity and Choice, Ambition and Attention to Detail, Thinking Big but starting Small. Sometimes its possible to document a business requirement in totality, high accuracy in advance of the work. Its possible, but it’s rare. We’re moving from documenting the known, to discovering multiple possible futures and this has shifted our Business Analyst focus from ensuring we are starting “right” to continuously realigning to shifting futures. This is a daunting task, and it requires us to have a tool kit to draw upon.
|7:00 - 7:30||
Questions and wrap-up
As a Coach and Mentor as well as the practice lead for an enterprise coaching service to an international corporation, Barbara lives and work in that space of organizational transparency, leadership, technical excellence and organizational and economic constraints. Barbara is on a mission leading teams to surface the prime value streams in an organization, to restructure the organization to support these value streams and to organize business and technology teams around these opportunities. Barbara has e a Master’s of Science in Executive Leadership and along with lots of other agile and scrum certifications, including Agile Coaching and Agile Facilitation accreditations through the IC Alliance organization and Certified Agile Leadership 1.