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BA Career Series Webinar: The BA as an Agile Accelerator with Ryland Leyton, CBAP

  • Thursday, April 20, 2023
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Virtual webinar

BA Career Series Webinar: The BA as an Agile Accelerator

In our BA Careers Series we will investigate specialized and complementary careers in business analysis, such as Agile Analyst, Business Relationship Management, Change Management, Product Ownership Analyst, Project Management and others.

Agile implementations often overlook the Business Analyst (BA) or casts them purely into the Product Owner role, which unintentionally excludes great parts of the BA value. This session sets the BA clearly into the agile space and explains how we enhance the classic roles.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand and be able to explain the role & responsibilities the BA should hold in an agile environment
  • Be able to state the value proposition and benefits of having a BA in agile practices.
  • Overcome typical objections to the BA, documentation, and analysis work “not being needed” in agile frameworks.

Presented by Ryland Leyton, CBAP, PMP, CSM, SA4, Agile Coach | Speaker | Author

Ryland Leyton, CBAP, PMP, CSM, SA4, is an avid Agile advocate & coach, business analyst, author, speaker, and educator. He has worked in the technology sector since 1998, starting off with database and web programming, gradually moving through project management and finding his passion in the BA and Agile fields.  He has been a core team member of the IIBA® Agile Extension to the BABOK® and the IIBA Agile Analysis Certification.  Ryland has written popular books on BA Agility and career topics.  He can be reached at


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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