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Date: 19 May 2022
Start time: 17:30
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Creating Requirements During Times of Constant Change

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Description automatically generated with medium confidenceAs business analysts, we are known for being experts at identifying and managing business requirements. But how should our most notable skills be adapted as the world around us is going through constant change? The remote BA cannot depend upon “hallway” networking and face-to-face interpersonal skills. A completely remote or hybrid environment can block the flow of communication with our stakeholders. There is a need for the BA to have a sense of personal agility, whether their workplace culture is agile or not. And although always important, requirements traceability is now more important than ever. Amid business disruption, the BA needs to track requirements changes using the best practices and tools at their disposal. So, how can a BA, whether remote or not, continue to deliver the value expected in requirements creation and maintenance amid this constant change? Join us and learn the answers.

Learning Objectives: 

  • How to overcome remote communication blockers
  • How to manage stakeholders in a remote environment
  • How to incorporate personal agility into requirements elicitation and management
  • How to use best practices and tools to maintain requirements traceability

About Pamela

Pamela Paterson, BJ, MS, CBAP, LSSGB, is an international best-selling author and a senior business analyst consultant for enterprise IT projects, working for organizations such as Red Cross, KPMG, PWC, Siemens, Hewlett-Packard, and the federal government. She is an award-winning speaker, has presented to thousands of business analysts at conferences and IIBA chapters in the U.S, Canada, Philippines, and Australia, and has written six books, two of them international best-sellers, including Creating Requirements for Software Projects: A Business Analyst’s Guide to Requirements Management. Previously, Pamela taught project management at a Toronto college. She can be reached at pamelapaterson.com.



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