CALGARY CHAPTER NEWSLETTER
October 2020    
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Upcoming Calgary Chapter Events Planned With You in Mind & Important Announcements!

Looking to network with other Business Analysts or are you interested in furthering your professional growth?

Plan to attend PDD 2020 or Volunteer to Sit on our Board

  • Oct 19            -  PDD 2020 'Technology in the World of Business Analysis'
  • Nov 15           -  Chapter Board Elections 'Call for Candidates'
  • Jan 2021        -  BABOK Study Group Winter 2021 Interest List
Hoping to 'virtually' see you soon!

Sincerely,
Your Board Members & Volunteers
IIBA® Calgary Chapter
 

  'Technology in the World of Business Analysis' - Professional Development Day 2020 -  Monday, Oct 19, 2020 - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm MDT

 

    Announcing our Keynote Speaker:

    Michelle Cameron Coulter, Olympic Gold Medalist | Speaker | Best Selling Author | Inspirational Leader & CEO of Inspiring Possibilities

   

Don't Miss Out! Still Seats Available! Only 5 Days until PDD 2020!!!

Special Virtual Networking Opportunities with other BA's!

50% of All proceeds donated to local charities!

Program DETAILS here

TO REGISTER - Click link at right!

Any Issues with Registration, please email:  commadmin@calgary.iiba.org

View PDD Video Announcement Here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/13vBsNsT9rpZ7pqlUa1siOz46hd0YAzKV/view?usp=sharing

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     Introducing Our Chapter & Professional Development Day Sponsors

     

Solvera

   
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You can count on our Business Analysis team to provide creative and practical solutions to get you to your desired business results. We are early adopters to the emerging trends and are ready to pass our expertise on to you. Whether you are redesigning current processes or need to improve customer satisfaction. Solvera's proven approaches and process will ensure your optimal success. Together, let's do great things.
     
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IT|IQ is a specialized recruitment and consulting firm focused exclusively on connecting top-tier organizations with tech professionals of the highest caliber throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario. We service a broad list of both product and service - based clients, including key employers within Alberta that operate in the public and private sector spanning all industries.

 

   
     
     

President's Message

     

 

I live in an older community in Calgary. My house was built in 1931. Many of the neighboring trees are the same age. They are grand and beautiful. The mature urban forest is one of the things I love about my neighborhood.

But it's slowly changing. Bigger houses need more space. Land use morphs. The city evolves.

As much as I don't like to see it, we're told change is inevitable. Before Plato or Socrates, Heraclitus said, "The only thing that is constant is change.", "No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." If we embrace change, what does that mean? It doesn't mean we promote change for change sake. But we can help guide it. We can ensure there are realized benefits.

As BA's, we are change agents. We help inititate it, we help define the solution, and we implement. Throughout each phase, we help our stakeholders through facilitated visioning, expectation management, process redesign and more.

Heraclitus also said, "It is in changing that we find purpose." Indeed, change is all around us Let's do our part to guide it, to ensure we see improvement that's lasting. Make everystep a positive step forward.

Please join us on October 19th at our Professional Development Day 2020 'Technology in the World of Business Analyis'.

Technology has proven to be a critical part of our toolkit and our journey as we live, grow, change and deliver value. I hope to see you there.

Mike Jones, CBAP, IIBA®-AAC


  Call for Candidates Open Until November 15, 2020 - Board Elections Fall 2020

       
  • Treasurer - Candidate Name To Be Published Shortly
  • Director of Education - Incumbent:  Eno Eka
  • Director of Events - Vacant
  • Director of Member Services - Incumbent:  Deepika Dalal

Election Date to be published shortly, but anticipated sometime in late November 2020.  Further information - Click Link at Right

 

 

 

 
       

  BABOK Study Group Winter 2021 Interest List

 
         
       

 

 
       

IIBA® Vancouver Chapter Presents Virtual Agile Scrum Series November 2020

Agile Scrum Product Owner -  Fri, Nov 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am
IIBA Members receive a discount price until Nov 5, 2020

Further Details - Click Link at Right


 
 
     
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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