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Creating Requirements During Times of Constant Change

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Co-hosted event with Ottawa-Outaouais IIBA Chapter! As business analysts, we are known for being experts at identifying and managing business requirements. But, how should our most notable skills be adapted as COVID-19 has the world around us 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. Furthermore, as the financial markets fluctuate, business priorities are encountering unexpected shifts. 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 incorporate personal agility into requirements elicitation and management
  • How to use best practices and tools to maintain requirements traceability

Agenda: 6:00pm - 8:00pm EST

  • Networking and Chat
  • Chapter Introductions
  • Feature Presentation
  • Q&A
  • Closing Remarks


  • 2021 IIBA Palmetto Chapter Members: $5
  • Guests: $10
  • 2021 IIBA Palmetto Membership + Event Fee $29


About Pamela

Pamela Paterson, MS, CBAP, is a senior business analyst with over 20 years of experience on enterprise IT projects. Pamela has written several books, including the #1 international best-seller Get the Job, and taught project management for 10 years. Her most recent book is Creating Requirements for Software Projects: A Business Analyst’s Guide to Requirements Management (2020), which became a best-seller on Amazon. She can be reached on LinkedIn.


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