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IIBA RTP JUL Chapter Meeting - 26 JUL 2023 5:30 EST

Wednesday, July 26, 2023 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Speaker Name:  Yulia Kosarenko

Presentation Title
Brave New World: What Business Analysts Need to Know About Big Data and AI.

Presentation Abstract :  
Big Data is supposed to help organizations make better decisions. Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to
solve a wide range of business problems. Yet, many organizations are struggling with getting value out of their

Why are these ambitious initiatives not living up to expectations? Why do many of them never get to
production? And what does it have to do with business analysis?
This presentation will summarize how business analysis can help an organization set smart goals for big data
AI initiatives and deliver value through successful projects.
Key learnings:

 Learn about big data and major AI trends that BAs need to understand
 Discuss the reasons why AI initiatives fail and how a BA can help
 Highlight business analysis skills essential for AI success

Speaker Bio:
Yulia Kosarenko is the author of the book "Business Analyst: A Profession and a Mindset", conference speaker,
consultant, and corporate trainer.
As the owner of Why Change Consulting Inc., she helps her clients grow mature enterprise architecture and business
analysis practices, and plan and execute digital transformation programs.
As the Professor of Business Analytics at Humber College, she encourages her students to look for ways to solve business
problems using analytics.
As a business analysis mentor, she leads the BA Mindset Mentorship Circle and encourages business analysts to learn,
adapt, and thrive.


Company Twitter Handle: @ba_mindset
Favorite Business Analysis Technique: Scenario matrix
Favorite Local Restaurant: I’m not from NC and could use some recommendations!
Fun Fact not related to Job/Profession: I learned to do many things as an adult, including downhill skiing – so

I believe we can learn at any agel!

This will be a hybrid meeting-person address
Insight Global 5438 Wade Park Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27607, 3rd Floor​

Zoom Registration LINK


Event Details: 
Virtual and in-person
Event Location: 
This will be a hybrid meeting-person address Insight Global 5438 Wade Park Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27607, 3rd Floor​