Wednesday, November 16, 2011

12/8 NY SPIN: Agile Business Analyst as Product Owner (Gene Gendel)

NY SPIN is pleased to welcome Gene Gendel. Gene's topic is: "Agile Business Analyst as Product Owner."

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December 2011 NY SPIN Event Announcement
Date: December 8, 2011
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Agile Business Analyst as Product Owner
Presenter(s): Gene Gendel
Location: Microsoft


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Agile Business Analyst as Product Owner

Many companies strive to incorporate agile methodology in their existing conventional methodologies. Having well-defined  product ownership, small and mid-size companies have, historically, been  much more successful in cultivating good product ownership. Larger companies, with multiple hierarchical layers, independent business verticals, and wide global distribution have faced numerous challenges in providing the necessary support to product owners.

The role of a business analyst at large companies has always been well defined. The skill set, subject matter expertise and in-depth understanding of what the business needs make a seasoned business analyst a great candidate for the role of product owner.The biggest challenge that business analysts are presented with to effectively fulfill the role of product owner is lack of empowerment.
Biography - Gene Gendel

Gene Gendel is the Chapter Meeting Program Manager for the PMI NYC Chapter. He is also actively engaged with the Chapter in facilitating its collaboration with Global PMI Agile Community of Practice (CoP) as well as other Agile groups and communities.

Gene is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) and holds BA degree from NYU.

Gene is a highly experienced IT professional who has an outstanding professional ethic, strong personal skills and numerous professional credentials and assets. He is highly motivated, self-organized, detail oriented, reliable, dedicated and a great team player. Throughout his 14 year career Gene had performed various types of work that includes business analysis, project and process management, internal coaching and organizational transformation.

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