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March Chapter Meeting - Benefits of Using Business Driven Development

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Benefits of Using Business Driven Development

IIBA Palmetto & DC Metro Chapters
Joint Virtual Meeting

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT (GMT - 4 hours)

Behavior Driven Development (BDD) is an agile software development process that encourages collaboration among developers, business analysts, quality assurance experts, and customers in a project. It enables teams to use conversation and concrete examples to formalize a shared understanding of how the application should behave. BDD is largely facilitated through the use of simple language using natural constructs (plain English-like sentences) that can express the behavior and the expected outcomes. It is considered an effective practice, especially when the "problem space" of the business problem to solve is complex.

Test scripts have long been a popular application of BDD with varying degrees of sophistication. Behavior driven development highlights that tests of any unit of software should be specified in terms of the desired behavior of the unit. The desired behavior consists of the requirements set by the business — that is, the desired behavior that has business value for whatever entity commissioned IT development.


6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Networking
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Chapter Announcements and Speaker Presentation

Education Hours:  IIBA 1.5 CDUs (1.5 PDs - Only for ECBA exam applications)


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  • Non-Members ($5.00)

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Location: Online via Zoom

Speaker:  Evgeny “Gene” Krashenin, CBAP

Evgeny “Gene” Krashenin is a Senior Business Analyst at Booz Allen Hamilton with more than 22 years of progressive experience in business analysis, requirements management, and workflow modeling for enterprise applications. In addition to MS Nuclear Engineering and MBA degrees, he earned a Certified Business Analyst certification from George Washington University, as well as the IIBA Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) designation. He is a former President and founding member of the Northwest Arkansas IIBA Chapter and co-chair of the IIBA Chapters Council. Gene joined the IIBA DC Chapter in December 2006. He has contributed to various enterprise-wide enhancements at the NIH, FDA, and US Treasury and facilitated global replenishment modernization at the Wal-Mart Home Office.

Event Details: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT (GMT -4) IIBA Palmetto and DC Metro Chapters
Event Location: 
Online via Zoom
Evgeny “Gene” Krashenin, CBAP
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