Deirdre Caren

Deirdre Caren

Position: Director
Company: Agora Insights Ltd

Deirdre Caren is a strategic business architect and business analyst who is passionate about improving business outcomes through better training, mentoring and intentional business design. Over the past 20 years, Deirdre has trained almost 5000 people on various topics, processes and change initiates.
Deirdre is the founder and director of Agora Insights Ltd, a training, mentoring and consulting service provider for Business Analysts and Business Architects. Agora Insights is an Endorsed Education Provider (EEP™) with the IIBA® and a Guild Accredited Training Partner™ (GATP™). Deirdre holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Philosophy), is a Certified Business Architect (CBA®) and Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®).
Deirdre has an established history as a consultant, mentor and facilitator who has worked on a broad range of projects within both the Public and Private sectors.

Presentation: Business Analyst to Business Architecture Perspective

60% of Business Architects were once Business Analysts. The skills business analysts have, are critical in enterprise architecture and business transformation. More and more business analysts are moving into the field of business architecture to help support the transformation requirements. Now, Business Analysts should work at the strategic level, not just the requirements level. In this session, we will give attendees insight into the business architecture perspective as set out in the BABOK® guide and how they might transition to the business architecture profession.

BABOK V3 Alignment: Chapter 11: Perspectives