Delivering Innovative Solutions - It’s not just about being Creative

  • Wednesday, April 21, 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Virtual Chapter Meeting

Topic: Delivering Innovative Solutions- It’s not just about being Creative

“If the pace of change inside the organization is slower than the pace of change outside the organization . . .  the end is near.”   - Jack Welch, retired CEO, GE

In a world that is constantly moving forward, standing still is a sure way of falling behind. Innovation is not our best hope; it is our only hope for preserving our quality of life in an era of hyper competition. Successful innovation requires transformation. As a Business Analyst, you need to become a ‘go-to thinking partner’ in business transformation and help deliver innovative solutions to your organization’s key imperatives and strategies.

This session will provide an overview of a structured process for delivering innovation, and it is not just about being creative! 

Target Audience:

  • Project Business Analysts
  • Enterprise Business Analysts
  • Business Systems Analysts
  • Requirements Engineers
  • Business and Solution Architects
  • Business Relationship Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Managers of Business Analysts
  • IT Managers
  • BACoE and PMO Directors



  • Novice
  • Intermediate 
  • Experienced
  • Business Analyst Manager     



      6:00 pm - 6:25 pm - Virtual Networking

      6:25 pm - 6:30 pm - Chapter News

      6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Program


Presented by: Richard Branton, Vice President at Advanced Strategies

Richard Branton is the Founding Partner and Vice President of Advanced Strategies, Inc.  He is a speaker, executive coach, facilitator, methodologist and trainer with more than 30 years of experience in enterprise transformation, including strategic planning, business reengineering, change management, portfolio management, governance, and leadership development.

Richard has presented at numerous leadership workshops and executive forums for IIBA, PMI and  for Fortune 200 clients and large government organizations such as HCA, Aflac, Cummins, CDC, and State of New York, to name a few. In addition, Richard has led over four hundred one-on-one executive leadership action planning sessions for C-level executives. Because strategy and organizational structure are so intertwined with an organization’s mission and vision, Richard has developed a deep understanding of a myriad of clients’ directions and culture. Richard makes sure overall missions remain front and center while addressing specific challenges such as the need to deliver innovation in an ever changing and challenging competitive world.


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Based in Lexington, Kentucky and serving all interested Kentucky Business Analysts    

Mailing address:  Bluegrass IIBA Chapter | 1588 Leestown Road, Suite 130-111 | Lexington, KY  40511



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