Upcoming Events

Jun 20

Agile for Defense

Gain insight into how the Department of Defense and their contractors implementing Agile into their Project Management processes
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Jul 20

The Tech Savvy BA

Bring a device, phone, tablet or computer. We will be going over various apps that are available to assist and improve BAs in their day to day work.
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Call for Member Action  

As the Heartland Chapter continues to move forward in 2017, we are in immediate need of the following Board of Director positions: 

  • Vice President – VACANT POSITION
  • Treasurer – VACANT POSITION
  • Vice President of Events - VACANT POSITION

We urge you to take a few moments to consider applying for these leadership positions in order for our chapter to effectively provide value-add benefits to the business analysis professionals in this region.  The duties for each of these positions can be found in the Chapter Bylaws.  Also, feel free to reach out to any of the Board of Directors if you have any questions or want additional insights on what serving on the Board means to them.

Submissions for these positions can be sent to heartlandchapterelections@heartlandiiba.org.  Please identify the position that you are applying for and a brief summary of your qualifications.

Volunteers are truly the backbone of this organization.


8th Annual Business Analysis Conference

Thursday, September 14, 2017 (Save the Date!)

Is your work world changing at the speed of light?  The fast paced corporate world has turned the World of Business Analysis upside down.  Business analysts have more opportunites than ever before.

Take a day off from the race to join us for a fun filled day of learning and networking.  The speaker line up is focused around this year's theme:

Leading Transformation – Delivering Endless Possibilities…

REGISTRATION OPENS IN JUNE! Check back for continued updates about the conference.


Certification Corner

Certifications and higher levels of education do not always mean you are an expert in your field, nor do they always mean you are 100% qualified to do the job, but they are certainly good indicators of ones abilities and accomplishments.  I found that since I obtained my CBAP Certification, I understand Business Analysis in a much clearer capacity.  Now even with Agile being the big push I can see where the "traditional" Business Analyst does in fact fit in the Agile development life cycle.  Testimonial from our very own Bill the BA, CBAP®

The Heartland Chapter of the IIBA is focused on providing quality learning opportunities and support for individuals wishing to get their ECBA, CCBA, CBAP and/or CBATL business analysis designations.  For information about the various certification options and the process to become certified, visit the IIBA Certification Page.

Classes focused on preparing you for certifcation begin this fall.  Stay tuned for more details to come.


2017 Predictions...

Are you curious about the 2017 predictions on the evolution of the role of the Business Analysis (BA) profession with the continued use of Agile practices? Take a look at the new article posted in the EVENTS section of the site.