Date: 16 Mar 2017
Where: Edinburgh

Hudson's in Edinburgh hosted another great event. Thanks to our two speakers, both from our IIBA Scotland Branch committee for stepping in to deliver two great talks looking at the different business environments a Business Analyst can work in.

Evolution of the Analyst - Start-up to Enterprise Evolution of the Analyst.pptx

Every business was a start-up once, what kind of BA do you need to be to operate in this environment? How does the role change when the business has become big enterprise? Is there a common future?

David is a Business Analyst with over 20 years’ experience. Through a broad, global career covering everything from Start-ups to FTSE100 companies he brings a passion for opportunities at all scales. A certified SCRUM Master and with many years working in styles from (Fr)Agile to Waterfall and back again he works on the pragmatic introduction of agile principles for both local and distributed teams.

In Public or Private? Skillspotting.pptx

With a vast wealth of logical and analytical skills, Linda Parker’s unparalleled depth of Business Analysis experience makes her the perfect speaker to comment on the ongoing changes to Business Analysis and the differences between private and public sector. Having successfully worked with business experts, stakeholders and product owners in companies such as RBS, Origo, IBM and Capita, assisted in the opening of international offices for Standard Life, and of course her current tenure with the Registers of Scotland, Linda has witnessed many developments over the years. From Waterfall to Agile, financial to non-financial, private to public sector, Linda’s 30 years of experience offers a valuable insight into the past, present and future of Business Analysis


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