Bluegrass IIBA - How Business Analysts Work in a SAFe Enterprise

  • Wednesday, November 16, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Virtual chapter meeting


Topic: How Business Analysts Work in a SAFe Enterprise

We will discuss where business analysis occurs in a SAFe Enterprise and how practiced proficient business analysis professionals can contribute to Enterprise Business Agility at every level of the enterprise. Focusing on human chains of knowledge and vision coupled with incremental delivery where we employ Plan-Do-Check-Adapt cycles to iterate to optimal solutions for the companies we support. 

Target Audience:
  • Agile Team Members
  • 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: Marguerite Stearns, SPC, LPM, RTE, BA Consultant, Mentor, and Trainer at Agile Alacrity! and KnowledgeHut®

 Marguerite Stearns, SPC, LPM, RTE has over 25 years of experience in technology ranging for software programming, business analysis and Lean-Agile coaching/training.  She is the past president of Louisville IIBA chapter, and a 2018 inductee into the Bluegrass Business Analysis Hall of Fame.  As companies began the agile movement in earnest she mentored and presented, focusing on role of practiced proficient business analysis professionals regardless of title.  A lifelong learner, mentor and teacher, she has created and delivered her own business analysis and agile workshops.  Recently she pivoted to a pure consulting and training role with her company "Agile Alacrity!" partnering with international digital transformation company KnowledgeHut™ Upgrad. KnowledgeHut provides both SAFe® and IIBA® certification training and consulting.  She is a SAFe SPC Co-Trainer and focuses on Enterprise Business Agility - which definitely requires good business analysis.  On the personal side she is a caregiver for her spouse, a Mimi to wonderful Gbabies and enjoys yardening to relax and recharge herself from all of the other activities.

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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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