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Becoming #IIBACertified - Online Q&A with Saul Margolis

  • 05 Oct 2016
  • 18:00 - 19:00
  • Online Event
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  • For members of the South African Chapter of IIBA

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Are you considering professional certification to enhance your career as a business analysis practitioner?  IIBA South Africa is here to support you on your certification journey! 

IIBA is revamping their certification scheme and going forward will provide four levels of certification, all based on the new version 3 of the BABOK. Whether you are brand new to the field with zero experience or an industry thought leader with 10 years experience the new certification scheme caters for you.

Join your fellow business analysis practitioners for an online information session where members volunteer their time and openly share their experience of their IIBA certification journey as well as answer any related questions you may have.


About the Speaker

Saul Margolis

Saul is a senior business analyst with extensive experience in the financial services industry. 


His career spans 20 years during which time he performed a wide range of roles including  software development, systems analysis, team management, business owner, business analyst and scrum master.


Saul recently obtained his IIBA Level 3 (CBAP) certification.



About the Host

Giovanni Focaraccio

Giovanni Focaraccio is passionate about analysis and design and regards these skills to be intertwined and broadly applicable to problem solving and innovation regardless of one’s job title or position in the value chain.

His working experience spans 16 years and includes roles as Trainer, Project Manager, Business Systems Analyst and Founder CEO. His focus remains on the discipline of analysis and design. His industry exposure has primarily been in banking, property and telecommunications.

Giovanni is a proponent of life-long learning and has obtained various certifications throughout his career including Certified Technical Trainer, ITIL, PMI PMP, IIBA CBAP and Certified Scrum Product Owner. He obtained a B.Com Informatics degree from UNISA and an executive MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science. His dissertation dealt with competitive strategy for multi-sided digital platform businesses.

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.

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.

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