This session is made up of three speakers each presenting a 10-minute lightning talk centered around the topic of the future as it relates to Business Analysis.
Talk 1: Rasmika Prithipal – To Infinity and Beyond
The business analysis profession flourished in the Information age, where knowledge (being a subject matter expert) and expertise (having an area of specialization) were considered key skills, over and above the core skills of a business analyst. The future of business analysis however; is heavily dependent on a change in our thinking and taking a look at ourselves within. What is in our core? What makes up the DNA of a business analyst? The answer is our skill-set.
Join me as I discuss our unique skill-set and how the utilisation thereof gives us the edge.
Talk 2: Lerato Moagi – Beyond 2020 – What we know so far
Roles are significantly based on, enhanced by, the use of technology. Skill shifts will vary across sectors as automation and AI are adopted. So, how do we reinvent ourselves to be relevant?
Talk 3: Goitseona Mooketsi – Go Data or Go Dated
Customer data is the new business currency. Business analysts need to familiarize and up-skill in their ability to read and interpret data and algorithms. Business analysts need to drive and inform business strategies/ projects/ products and goals backed by strong analytics and quantitative reasoning.