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Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Agile Business Analyst

The Business Analyst’s Critical Role in Agile Projects

Are you a business analyst, wondering how you fit into agile projects? Are you a ScrumMaster who wants to work with business analysts for a stronger project team? Are you a product owner who needs to supercharge your product backlog? Mark Layton introduces you to the critical role of the business analyst on agile projects. Get the essential information business analysts need to know to be successful members of an agile project team. Learn how business analysts can use their product knowledge and requirements translation skills to support product owners and stakeholders. Discover the role of product owner agent and why business analysts do well in that role. Learn how business analysts approach documentation—especially requirements—on agile projects. Dive into the details of the product backlog and user stories. Bring your questions and be ready to learn all about the who and the how of the business analyst in agile projects.

Mark Layton, Platinum Edge, Inc.

Known globally as Mr. Agile®, Mark Layton is an organizational strategist and PMI certification instructor with more than twenty years in the project management field. Mark is the Los Angeles chair for the Agile Leadership Network and the founder of Platinum Edge, Inc., an organizational improvement company supporting businesses in waterfall-to-agile transition. The author of Agile Project Management for Dummies, Mark is a frequent speaker on lean, XP, Scrum, and other agile solutions.

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