Annually IIBA awards chapters for excellence in many categories. The categories change from year to year but the theme of the awards are in Overall Chapter Performance, Alignment with IIBA Goals and Initiatives, Leadership, Innovation and Community Engagement. There are eight award categories this year and Bluegrass IIBA Chapter is nominated for the Innovation Award. Bluegrass IIBA Chapter is proud to have one of the most innovative programs of all 115 chapters in the IIBA Chapters Network. Chapter Awards will be announced during the Building Business Capability (BBC) Conference, the official conference of IIBA, the first week of November. Root for our chapter to win this prestigious award!
Bluegrass IIBA Chapter announces the Bluegrass Business Analysis Hall of Fame to recognize those individuals that have made a significant contribution to the advancement of the business analysis profession within the Bluegrass region. We will induct a new class of deserving individuals each year. For more information...Bluegrass Business Analysis Hall of Fame.
David Mantica visited and spoke three chapters in Ohio and Kentucky,; Cincinnati, Bluegrass and Louisville, this past week. He generously offered two ASPE class vouchers with a $1795 value to each location. Congratulations to our winners:
Lexington: Brandy Phelps Vermont: Ellie Mack
Lexington: Cory Camic Vermont: Elena Yakimova
Friday's Workshop: Rosalynn King
Friday's Workshop: John Batts
Bluegrass IIBA Chapter has changed their meeting attendance fee structure. To encourage online registration for general chapter meetings, attendance fees are unchanged for those that register online for chapter and branch meetings. However, attendance fees are higher for those who do not register online.
Bluegrass IIBA Chapter launched the Green Mountain IIBA Branch in Champlain Valley, Vermont in July 2015. This outreach will provide business analysis professionals throughout Vermont the ability to enjoy the same business analysis educational and networking opportunities enjoyed in and around Lexington, KY. With the help of two Directors in Vermont, Karen Hango and Burgandy Webster, Bluegrass IIBA Chapter will bring an IIBA program to the green mountains of Vermont. See the Green Mountain Branch homepage.
The Bluegrass IIBA Chapter was the first IIBA Chapter to be featured in an editorial on Business Analysis Excellence website, a premier Endorsed Education Provider website dedicated to the business analysis profession. Read what they had to say about Bluegrass IIBA Chapter.
Bluegrass IIBA Chapter was the first IIBA chapter to provide a study group on the new version 3 of the BABOK. IIBA published BABOK v3 to the business community on April 15, 2015. Bluegrass IIBA Chapter provided a study group to those interested in learning the new content of the BABOK, which ran from May 27 to August 12, 2015. Eight participants learned the BABOK v3 content together. The study group was facilitated by Director of Certification Eric-Stephan Neill.
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