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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN IIBA CHAPTER
The International Institute of Business Analyst (IIBA), a non-profit professional association for Business Analyst.
The Southeast Michigan Chapter of the International Institute of Business Analysis is based in the Metro Detroit area.
Southeast Michigan Chapter dues are $25 in addition to your IIBA membership. Chapter Meetings are free to Southeast Michigan Chapter members and $10 for non-members. Applications will be available at the door. Checks and Cash will be accepted at the door. Remember that you will need to bring your IIBA membership card to the event. You can join at any Southeast Michigan Chapter event.
Online Applications to come soon!
Here are a few of the key values to you when you join the SE Michigan IIBA.
Network with Business Analyst professionals from a wide variety of organizations and industries
Learn about Business Analyst best practices and other related topics of interest
Attend programs and workshops hosted by the chapter
Influence the direction of the chapter and the profession
Contribute to the Business Analyst Body of Knowledge (BABOK)
"The return on investment for organizations that recognize and harness the skills of Business Analyst is significant." CIO.com
The next meeting date is Thursday, October 17th, 2013!
06:15-06:30 Chapter Update
06:30-07:30 Key Note Presentation
'Evolution of Tools / Technology for Business Analysis / Requirements'
Vice President, Product Marketing
Blueprint Software Systems
A leading expert on all things software application lifecycle related, Tony Higgins has amassed a broad base of skills and experience in software and technology marketing, development, delivery and enablement. As vice president of Product Marketing at Blueprint, he is responsible for demand generation, online marketing, competitive analysis, and event management and sales enablement.
Having worked with both start-up and enterprise-level organizations over a span of more than 25 years, Tony offers a comprehensive perspective on both the technical and business requirements that drive successful implementation results.
Tony has worked with the Canadian Forces on its Battlefield Command system for air defense; the Ocean Analysis Facility on consolidating underwater acoustic data; and a complete Supply System Upgrade project. Other noteworthy projects in his portfolio include software implementations for subsurface surveillance system and various broadcast/media applications.
Known for his ‘lead by example’ approach, Tony has shared his technical and marketing leadership knowledge at numerous high profile industry events in North America and Europe, including HP Software Universe, Business Analyst World and Project World and World Congress for Business Analysts. He has educated audiences in such areas as requirements definition and management, business analysis, and systems and software modeling.
We are meeting at:DeVry University - Southfield Campus26999 Central Park Blvd., Suite 125, Room 113 Southfield, MI 48076Ph (248) 213-1610
**Special Thank You to Dale Hartzel for his wonderful speech