Virtual October Meeting

  • 21 Oct 2020
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Online
  • 67


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This online event is free for all who register.

Registrants will receive login instructions the day of the meeting.

The presentations will begin at 7:00 PM.

Dueling Presentations: One Approach to Starting Up a Business Center of Excellence vs. Can an Agile Approach be Successful Remotely?

Listen to the presentations and then let us know which could apply to your current working situation!

An approach for implementing a BA tools, templates & collaboration CoE

A Center of Excellence (CoE) is established to promote collaboration and the application of best practices. Glenn Hughes will discuss the journey for setting up a CoE intended to be used by all BAs within his department. This resource will store templates (along with examples), links to internal and external resources, and will be used as a means of collaborating within a large (and now primarily virtual) organization.

Tips on how Scrum teams can be successful in a virtual environment

Our current situation has made it impossible for Scrum teams to collaborate in a traditional in-person environment. Instead, we have been forced into an environment where we rely on digital tools to help facilitate our daily interactions. Greg Mester will talk about tips on how Scrum teams can work within this new normal.

Glenn Hughes is a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) with proven experience in deploying and supporting Electronic Content Management Systems for the Life Sciences Industry. Glenn's background as a Senior Business Analyst includes implementing an EDMS at Teva Pharmaceuticals for submitting drug applications electronically to the FDA, and a Medical Imaging Archival system for Merck Inc. Glenn has been actively involved with the IIBA Philadelphia Chapter since October 2008. Glenn can be reached on LinkedIn at: Glenn Hughes, MBA, CBAP

Greg Mester is an Agile Cheerleader, Trainer, Coach, Scrum Master, Keynote Speaker and Entrepreneur working together with people and organizations, large and small, to help them bring about what they want in life and business. Greg loves to get teams to work at an enjoyable, sustainable pace, so they have time to enjoy life and produce timely customer solutions. You can catch him daily on his #5amMesterScrum video blog show.

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