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Champagne Collaborations, L.L.C., is here to help your business find value through collaboration!  Join Jamie Champagne for an online webinar or check out the recordings of prior events and other resources to help you deliver greater value in all your change efforts!

Engaging in Virtual, Hybrid, and In-Person Work Environments
August 19, 2021
Online

Webinar

As our world continues to evolve, organizations will too. And so, employees need to also evolve their approaches and their toolsets, whether their teams and their clients continue to meet virtually, shift to in-person, or a hybrid approach. Connections still need to be fostered in trusting environments so that collaborative approaches to solving problems, delivering solutions, and delighting customers are effective. This session will give you insight into how to engage to deliver these results.

This webinar will explain not only how to approach different work settings and how you can facilitate healthy and productive interactions but will also demonstrate many of the available technologies (often free!) that are now widely available to support and foster these successful working environments.

Virtual Collaboration, Connection, and Engagement
June 23, 2021
Online

Webinar

Many of our organizations are and will continue to work virtually. We are spending more time collaborating and engaging online. This webinar will look at some of our best and most effective virtual collaboration and engagement techniques and learn how we make sure they stay effective no matter how our worlds change.

You will be introduced to some of the latest (and often free) technology tools and tips to help you not only work WITH your teams and clients, but to truly engage and connect with them, even when working in virtual spaces. Get insights and ideas to bring those you work with INTO the activities and be part of building great services and solutions together.

Operational Process Improvement
June 22, 2021
Online

Webinar

Operational Process Improvement is a practice to assess, learn and continuously improve organizational performance. This is for successful organizations who know their business and have high performing collaborative teams. It is also for organizations who are starting out or are looking for ways to improve operational effectiveness.

This session will not only give insight into how an organization successfully used this process with measurable results but will walk you through how YOU can incorporate process improvement in any situation.

Data Informed? Data Driven? Just Help Me Use My Data!
May 21, 2021
Online

Webinar

In this session, Jamie will walk you through how to approach using data to help you make informed decision-making. We’ll discuss how you can figure out what data you need to present viable recommendations to leadership. We’ll also list out the steps for working with the “data people” to get information that helps your decision-making processes. And of course, we’ll go over IIBA’s support of business data analytics and what you can do to support your business analysis career!

Data Informed? Data Driven? Just Help Me Use My Data!
May 11, 2021
Online

Webinar

In this session, Jamie will walk you through how to approach using data to help you make informed decision-making. We’ll discuss how you can figure out what data you need to present viable recommendations to leadership. We’ll also list out the steps for working with the “data people” to get information that helps your decision-making processes. And of course, we’ll go over IIBA’s support of business data analytics and what you can do to support your business analysis career!

Let’s Engage and Collaborate in Our Digital Environments!
Jan 28, 2021
Online

Webinar

So you’ve been working virtual…great, you figured out how to setup a meeting, how to login and even mute those colleagues who have the dogs barking in the background…Now let’s talk about actually getting some analysis work done! Even more importantly – let’s get the stakeholders to work with EACH OTHER and do some serious collaboration! Join Jamie as she packs as many tips and tricks to facilitate digital collaboration in a single session!

Getting Your Business Up and Succeeding in Our World
December 14, 2020
Online

Webinar

ur lives, our customers, our businesses and entire worlds have shifted to this new, exciting, and uncertain
virtual world! So how do you take YOUR business where your customers are? What do you have to consider?
Let alone, which technology do you use?

Join us for this webinar as Jamie helps you consider your business in this new and unchartered world and what
you need to think about as you shift and pivot to our ever-evolving environments. Jamie will walk you through
the key questions you need to ask and consider as you start to move your presence online without losing the
essence and core value of who and what you are. Then, with a solid foundation of how to consider this new
“space”, we’ll walk through the types of the technologies out there today and how each of them can benefit you
not only today but also tomorrow.

Palmetto BAD - Life is Meant to Be Fun!
November 13, 2020
Online

Webinar

Work and fun are not separate ideas that never meet, but rather are uniquely integrated by focusing on key aspects of personal, team and organizational interactions and perspectives. This keynote presentation brings a new perspective to having fun in organizations of all sizes that leaves attendees motivated, smiling and of course, having fun!

10 Productivity Hacks to Give You More of Your Day Back!
October 13, 2020
Online

Webinar

We all want more time in the day – there just never seems to be enough time to get everything done! Simple time savers, “get more done” tips and creative insights to take back more of our day and actually accomplish more off our to-do list is what you’ll get in this session! Tips will highlight effective use of email, ideas to spark up your meetings, and some creative thoughts to working with people and technology! Easy, simple and most importantly, effective techniques to help you do more!

Palmetto BAD - Life is Meant to be Fun!!
September 25, 2020
Online

Webinar

Work and fun are not separate ideas that never meet, but rather are uniquely integrated by focusing on key aspects of personal, team and organizational interactions and perspectives. This keynote presentation brings a new perspective to having fun in organizations of all sizes that leaves attendees motivated, smiling and of course, having fun!

2020 ATX BADD Online
September 18, 2020
Online

Webinar

Join Jamie as she walks you through key elicitation techniques from a fun and unique perspective as more and more people find themselves working in virtual environments and with remote teams. We’ll take some tried-and-true foundational techniques as well as introduce some lively new ones and talk how we approach our sessions to get some serious analysis work done! We’ll even throw in a few tips and tricks as well as share some interactive technologies and activities!

Pluralsight's Author Summit 2020
September 15-17, 2020
Online

Webinar

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Jamie’s speaking about how to Build Your Every Day Business Case! How to use #businessCases both in your work and daily life to make recommendations, get decisions and of course get things done!

Essential Skills for Today and Tomorrow's Leaders - Free Webinar!
August 20, 2020
Online

Webinar

With all the changes and learning what the “new normal” is, what are the leadership skills YOU need NOW? What techniques and approaches do you need to be familiar with to lead your teams successfully into tomorrow? Join us for a free webinar as Jamie Champagne highlights and discusses key competencies leaders need to build into their tool kits. We’re going to talk about agility (and what that actually means daily) and ways to embrace the digital spaces our teams, our business and our customers are living in.

Creative Ways to Engage Your Stakeholders
June 16, 2020
Online

Webinar

Business analysts, project managers, and change agents all use various techniques to help deliver successful changes. But what do you use when your tried and true techniques don't work? You get a little creative! And of course, have a little fun! In this presentation, Jamie will give you a fresh perspective on some of the more common analysis techniques and help you engage WITH your stakeholders for successful results. We'll show you tips, techniques, and even some technologies to help you feel more engaged wherever your teams reside. Join Jamie and have some fun exploring ways to be creative while being successful!

IIL's 2020 Agile and Scrum Conference - The Awesome, Amazing and Adventurous World of Agile Analysis
June 4, 2019
Online

Webinar

Come join Jamie as she walks you through how to be agile throughout all your analysis work in all you project works, with techniques and perspectives to keep your agility while delivering value!

The Meaning of Business Agility in an Uncertain World
April 7, 2020
Honolulu, HI

Webinar

Business Agility is more than a buzz word – it is quickly becoming the definition of survival for organizations today. But what exactly does Business Agility mean and how do I get it? How can I help my team and my organization in such uncertain times?

In this one-hour long webinar delivered through Zoom, the instructor will introduce you to the term Business Agility and why, with our world upturned by a global pandemic, agility for organizations can be critical to success. We will explore the value business agility is bringing to our dynamic environments and what you can do to be agile even in times of fast-moving changes. The instructor will share ideas on how you can lead your teams and help your organizations have more agility in their approach to delivering business value.

Innovative Elicitation: Let’s Take a Fresh Perspective on an Old Technique!
On Demand
Online

Webinar

On April 24th, I was excited to be joining Adrian Reed as we discussed the tricky topic of elicitation. The webinar is entitled "Innovative Elicitation: Let's Take a Fresh Perspective on an Old Technique!" We had a great time talking about different ways to approach interviews, using your business analysis artifacts to elicit information and understanding how to understand. Watch the recording to hear the great the discussion and ideas that came up!

Effective Elicitation Skills for the PM
On Demand
Online

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How effective are your elicitation skills? It’s a pertinent question because mistakes made in elicitation prove very costly. A good understanding of elicitation can help avoid stakeholder frustration and expensive errors. In this Velociteach podcast episode, our guest business analyst Jamie Champagne gives first-rate advice about the elicitation process and how to enhance your elicitation techniques.

The Who, What, When, Where, And Why Of Requirements!
On Demand
Online

Webinar

Requirements are the key aspects to successful projects and the foundational concept of where business analysts can bring value to an organization. When done with rigor and discipline, requirements keep projects on scope, validate testing efforts and ensure alignment with overall organizational strategies while ensuring value continues to be delivered. However, managing requirements well in our constantly changing and dynamic environments is the challenge every project manager, business analyst, product owner and subject matter expert today faces regardless if they are novice level and entering the analyst field or seasoned professionals managing complex environments.