10 reasons why you should attend BASSA 2014

The BASSA 2014 conference is taking place from 16 – 18 September 2014 at the Sandton Convention Centre. If you are a Business Analyst this is the annual event you need to be at to see your future unfold! BUSINESS ANALYSIS – The Next Generation

10 reasons why you should attend BASSA 2014:
  1. Increase your skills and knowledge
  2. Improve your performance and work quality
  3. Raise the status and stature of your organisation’s BA profile
  4. Become involved in the best local networking opportunities
  5. Be involved in the fantastic BASSA 2014 Programme including:
    • 8 workshops
    • 3 Keynote Speakers – Clem Sunter, Bill Gibson and Roger Burlton
    • 36 presentations
    • 1 panel discussion
    • Networking Cocktail Party and Exhibition
  6. Train your brain when attending any of the following:
    • Principles of Business Process Management – by International presenter Roger Burlton, co-founder, BPTrends Associates & Author, Canada
    • Improving Communications & Collaboration through Improvisation – by Jonathan “Kupe” Kupersmith, President B2T Training, USA & Robin Grace, Indigocube
    • Are you in the Matrix? Designing Processes and Solutions for the Real World by Steve Erlank, CEO, Faculty Training Institute
    • User Story Primer – by designer and teacher of Agile, Lean and OO Analysis and Design courses, Antoinette Coetzee of Just Plain Agile.
    • The Three Hour Hackathon: The Business Analyst as an Innovation Agent by Ryan Folster, 3fifteen
  7. Voice your opinions and ask panellists questions at the Panel Discussion:
    • From Analyst to Agilist – Lean Coffee Style
  8. Be the first to listen to presentations by renowned presenters:
    • Clem Sunter the Keynote Speaker, speaking on “The World and South Africa beyond 2014  – The latest scenarios, flags and probabilities”
    • Bill Gibson presenting on: Personal Power, Influence & Change? The Way forward
    • Roger Burlton : Who Cares? Getting a Grip on your Stakeholders Needs and Expectations
    • Kupe Kupersmith : Business Analysis is Dead, Long Live Business Analysis
  9. Learn more about the IIBA®-SA Chapter and the Branches that are working in your area
  10. Become a contributing participant in your Business Analysis Community.

Visit the website for full details of the 8 pre-conference workshops, the two day conference programme and on-line registration:

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