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International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) and Excella Consulting Host First DC Business Analyst Development Day

Event will bring unique training and networking opportunities for local IT professionals

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local business analysts and project managers will have a unique opportunity to network and gain valuable training in the DC area this fall. The DC Chapter of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) will partner with Excella Consulting to host the first annual "DC Business Analyst Development Day" conference on Friday, October 10 at the Westin Arlington Gateway.

IIBA DC and Excella Consulting will host the first "DC Business Analyst Development Day" conference on Friday, October 10 at the Westin Arlington Gateway.

This unique, one-day conference will bring together professionals from around the region to learn valuable techniques for succeeding as a business analyst or project manager in an Agile environment. The conference features renowned speakers on topics like emotional intelligence, change management, Agile requirements and Agile in the Federal Government. Attendees are eligible to receive professional development credit for attending. Discounted pricing is available for those who register before September 12th.

"We are thrilled to bring this event to DC for the first time and showcase the value of the IIBA," says Rebecca Halstead, Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) and President of the IIBA DC. "We designed this event to help local business analysts connect to the community and learn from a diverse group of experts."

Speakers for the event include Kevin Brennan, EVP Product Management & Development, IIBA; Ellen Gottesdiener, Founder and Principal with EBG Consulting; Richard Cheng, Training Lead of Excella Consulting; and, Tom Esch of Creating Resolution, LLC. Interested professionals can also register for an Agile Requirements tutorial with Ellen Gottesdiener on Thursday, October 9th.

"There are so many great events in the area for developers who write code," says Jeff Gallimore, Partner at Excella Consulting. "We want to bring a similar opportunity to those who figure out what the code should do."

Professionals can register for the DC Business Development Day online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/dc-business-analyst-development-day-dcbadd-tickets-9421129853?aff=EXC.

Professionals can register for the Agile Requirements Tutorial online at
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/agile-requirements-creative-collaborative-and-colorful-discovery-tickets-12292560379?aff=EXC.

About IIBA

International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is the independent, non-profit, professional association serving the growing field of Business Analysis to the international business community. The organization is comprised of more than 27,000 members around the globe in fields ranging from requirements management and requirements analysis to project management and consulting. IIBA® has over 110 chapters in over 60 countries worldwide and is committed to maintaining standards for the practice of business analysis and for the certification of practitioners. For more information, visit www.iiba.org.

About Excella Consulting

Excella Consulting is an IT consulting firm serving federal, commercial and non-profit clients in the Washington D.C. area. Our consultants specialize in software development, business intelligence and program management. Excella's expertise is rooted in Agile best practices and exceptional business analysis methods. We help business leaders define and execute the right strategies to make the most of their IT investments. Visit www.excella.com for more information. 

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Erin Grace 
Excella Consulting 
(703) 840-8600 
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