August 2020 Chapter Meeting

August 13, 2020
6:30 PM CDT - 7:30 PM CDT
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The link to join the virtual meeting will be sent by 12 PM on the day of the event.


Presentation topic: Hybridization of Agile Environments and How BAs Fit.

This presentation will discuss the benefits, concerns, opportunities, and realities around the blending of Agile and Waterfall methodologies to drive business results.  For instance, many companies use a well-established Agile (Scrum and Kanban) processes to manage software development.  At the same time many of the business areas in those companies use traditional Waterfall methods to get their work completed.  In this talk she will address practical methods for blending the two.

Please note questions and issues you have seen so that the group can discuss and share possible solutions.

Attendees will learn:

  • Multiple ways to integrate Agile and Waterfall methodologies 
  • There are productive ways to deal with the methodology concerns, even from the "evangelists"
  • Realities of the modern, complex project world rarely allow for "one-size fits-all"
  • Agile and Waterfall can co-exist


Pam Finnerty … Manager, Product Delivery, and former Product Owner at Surescripts for the past 5 years. 

Pam’s background also includes work as a business analyst, consultant, project manager, senior analyst and research assistant for multiple for-profit and not-for-profit companies in the Twin City metro area.  Pam has a PhD in Computer Science and a strong interest in making technology approachable for all.



6:15 p.m.    Virtual Doors Open
6:30 p.m.   Meet Our Sponsors
6:40 p.m.   Chapter Announcements
6:45 p.m.    Featured Speaker


Note:  Registration cut-off is 12 PM on the day of the meeting.

The link to join the virtual meeting will be emailed on the day of the meeting shortly after noon.


$0.00 IIBA MSP Member

$10.00 Non-Member