July 12, 2010 | Furthering its educational and networking support of IT professionals, Atlanta-based MDI Group will host local chapters of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), the Atlanta Quality Assurance Association (AQAA, a member of the QAI Global Community), and the Software & Systems Process Improvement Network (SPIN) in a complimentary Association Awareness event July 20 at 4:30PM.

The event will showcase methods by which Business Analysis (BA) and Quality Assurance (QA) professionals can best utilize and leverage local chapters of these international associations to:

  • Support the growth and development of BA & QA professionals
  • Access best practices to drive successful projects and initiatives
  • Augment training programs for BAs and QAs within their own organizations

The Atlanta Association Awareness event will take place Tuesday, July 20, 2010 from 4:30 to 6:30 in the evening at the headquarters office of MDI Group at 35 Technology Parkway, Suite 150, Norcross, Georgia, 30092. The agenda for the evening includes networking, association presentations, and a questions and answer period. Food and beverages will be served at the complimentary event, coordinated by Aminah Nailor, President, Greater Atlanta Chapter IIBA; Diane Walker, President, AQAA; Jeff Paske, Managing Director, MDI Group Atlanta; and Stephen Burlingame, President, SPIN.

The deadline for RSVPs is Tuesday July 13; registrations can be made by clicking here. Invitees can access driving directions to the MDI Group corporate headquarters by clicking here. For additional details or questions, invitees may contact awareness@atlanta.theiiba.org.

About IIBA
The 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 almost 14,000 members around the globe in fields ranging from requirements management and requirements analysis to project management and consulting. IIBA® has chapters in over 60 countries worldwide and is committed to developing and advancing standards for the practice of business analysis and for the certification of practitioners. For more information on our Greater Atlanta Chapter, visit atlanta.theiiba.org.

About AQAA
The mission of the Atlanta Quality Assurance Association (AQAA) is to provide local interaction among member organizations in the Atlanta Area, to mutually support each other and to supplement the exchange of information about Quality Assurance, Software Testing, and Total Quality Management. The Atlanta Quality Assurance Association is a group of local quality professionals. As a QAI Federation Chapter, AQAA works with QAI to promote local and national seminars, training, conferences, etc. associated with QAI. To learn more about AQAA, please visit www.aqaa.org.

About Atlanta SPIN
Atlanta SPIN was developed to help create a business community competitive in a twenty-first century global marketplace through proactive sharing of process and product development improvement models, ideas, and techniques. Our mission is to provide educational, scientific, and practical information about process and development improvement for its members, other SPIN and professional organizations and the business community in furtherance of our vision. Atlanta SPIN provides a forum for the free and open exchange of experiences and ideas in process, people and enabling technologies. The purpose of Atlanta SPIN is to enhance our membership’s knowledge and skills through an active program of networking, publication, recognition of excellence, and mutual support, and to help sustain organizational commitment to the improvement of quality, process capability and organizational maturity for software and systems development, acquisition, and delivery of related services. For details, please visit www.atlantaspin.org.


About MDI Group
MDI Group is a premier IT Workforce Solutions provider with more than 20 years expertise in finding ‘best-fit’ IT talent for mid-sized to Fortune 500 clients nationwide. Offering IT Staffing Solutions and Contingent Workforce Management, MDI Group has recorded profitable growth every year since it was established in 1988. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, MDI Group has also been named one of Atlanta’s 40 best places to work. To learn more about MDI Group, please visit www.mdigroup.com.