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Business Analyst – From Arrival to Delivery - Regina
Wed, 01/18/2012
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Presenter:      Richard McKeel, Sr. BA, ARC Business Solutions

Title:                Business Analyst – From Arrival to Delivery       

Date:              January 18, 2012,  11:30 – 1:15pm  

Venue:           Delta Regina, Trentino Room

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Registration Deadline: Friday, January 13, 2012


Richard McKeelis a Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager with ARC Business Solutions in Calgary, AB.  Prior to joining ARC’s Professional IT Services practice in 2007, Richard held numerous roles at Richer Systems Group since 2003, including Manager of Process Optimization and Quality Assurance, VP of Product Development, and Director of Shared Services.  His earlier roles include Development Manager for Enron Canada, Data Architect, Business Analyst, Project Manager, and Manager of Global Systems Integration at Enron Corp. in Houston, TX.  Richard started his career in IT systems business analysis as a User Analyst in NASA’s Mission Operations Directorate in 1990, developing technology requirements for the International Space Station Flight Control Room, Integrated Planning System, and on-orbit systems.

Overview of Presentation: The role of a Business Analyst is paramount to the success of a project from inception to delivery. Filling these important shoes effectively throughout the project life-cycle can be challenging.   The BA role must be framed correctly with Sponsors, Stakeholders, PM’s, Developers and QA’s.  The BA must use their ability to investigate, influence and ultimately have preparation for the inevitable challenges that will arise within a project.  

Learning Objectives of Presentation:

  • What is a Business Analyst role throughout the development cycle?
  • What is a Business Analyst level of influence throughout the development cycle?
  • How to leverage influence to combat the recurring challenges of the Business Analyst?

This event qualifies for 1.5 Education Credit



Fresh Baked Dinner Rolls and Butter

Seasonal Greens with House Dressing

Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Breast

Vanilla Napoleon Slice

Freshly Brewed Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee & Specialty & Herbal Teas



11:30 am        Registration

11:45 am        Lunch

12:15 noon     Introductions & Presentation begins

1:00 – 1:15     Questions & Adjournment


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