Our story begins with a tweet: "BAs at Redgate are looking at setting up a Cambridge peer learning group, do you know of anyone who may be interested/helpful?"
A year later, Cambridge has a vibrant, growing community that is going from strength to strength, and gaining visibility nationally.
Let us take you on a journey of how we built the community and how we:
Discover the value we have unlocked by bringing a passionate community together who share their insights, experience and expertise.
All on zero budget!
What delegates will learn from attending this session:
During the day, Simon is a Senior R&D Business Analyst at Medimmune/AstraZeneca, where he helps great scientists do great science. By night he's a co-founder of the Cambridge Business Analysis Community, a vibrant new community here in the heart of Cambridge.
Simon has 20 years R&D experience in Agrochemicals, Environmental, Pharma and Biotech working in the lab, field, IT, Ops and R&D. He applies agile business analysis to help scientists and clinicians build new capabilities. He's also a passionate advocate for mentoring and coaching agile business analysis thinking and practices.
Ian is a Business Analyst at The Royal Society of Chemistry, where he helps support the global Chemistry community. Also a co-founder of the Cambridge Business Analysis Community, where a passion for business analysis is shared by a growing group of local people across all experience levels and industries.
After a career starting in Finance, Ian followed his love of technology first as a Project Manager and then into the field of Business Analysis. Ensuring new projects are built upon real customer and business value, Ian has helped introduce lean start-up techniques such as the Business Model and Value Proposition Canvas into a very traditional organisation.