Today I had the pleasure of attending and participating at the Irish Computer Society's hosting of the first annual conference for the Business Analysis Association of Ireland. I sit on the committee for this group and I can tell you that the ICS put in a huge effort to make today the success that it was. About 60 people attended, most of whom I had not met before, so it was great to meet and network with so many Business Analysts.
We had very interesting talks ranging from subjects such as: Change Management, building a Business Intelligence competency, Extraordinary Productivity, Memory Improvement, Data Privacy, Six Sigma, Agility in business, and Business Analysis in the Public Service. So much was squeezed into one day that it felt like we wanted more. A great and enjoyable day.
My own presentation was about Requirements Gathering (though I prefer to use the word "Elicitation"). I promised those attending that I would put the slides up on Slideshare - so here they are: