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About the Speaker
Janet Wood has been working in IT for almost 40 years and has played all roles from developer through Business and Systems Analyst to Project Manager. She worked as a Business Analyst in one of the “Big Four” banks in South Africa for 11 years, working on major projects. She is currently consulting as a BA Coach and Mentor for the same bank. Her Business Analysis experience ranges from small one-person projects to a massive multi-system, multi-vendor project.
Janet has been a member of IIBA® (International Institute of Business Analysis) for several years and has been active in the local chapter for most of that time. She has been President of the South African Chapter since September 2012. She achieved the IIBA® CBAP® (Certified Business Analysis Professional™) certification in November 2011. In July 2012, she was accepted onto the writing team for version 3 of the Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide).
Business Intelligence has become a key enabler for the business leaders to solidify continuous improvement within their organisations.
There has been a strong shift in focus and demand from OLTP to OLAP systems as the demand for analytics has increased.
An organizations BI capabilities has become a major source of informing business decisions to enable a competitive advantage over competitors in servicing clients and improving operational efficiencies.
Due to the increase in demand for BI Projects it has become imperative for BAs to augment their BA skills to ensure that they are able to provide the necessary value and expertise within a BI Context.
The talk will focus on what skills are typically required from a BI BA with specific references to recent Case Studies in which the presenter has been personally involved.