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01 Jun 2015

Business Analysts going Agile

by Melanie Franklin

As part of my continual professional development I attended the Train the Trainer day for the new qualification AgileBA (Agile Business Analyst).  You can read the full blog here .

While originally doubting my sanity in attending the day’s training and Foundation exam after travelling back that morning from a week in Saudi Arabia on a client assignment, I was determined to learn as much as I could from the day with other experts.

Glad to be there

There were 15 trainers and consultants attending the event and as I was not having to lead the proceedings I could enjoy interacting with the material and others attending. Definitely a learning point for others considering taking time out for a qualification based course that there are many benefits other than attaining a qualification.

Learning points

My blog covered the key learning points but in summary:

Benefit: introduction of new models that help both BA and PM. There are also more jobs being posted that specifically ask for AgileBA.

Drawback: not enough on the change implications and delegates would definitely benefit from attending the AgilePM course first.

Melanie Franklin
1st June 2015