CommunicatingUpSnipOctober 22, 2013 | MDI Group sponsored the 6th Annual BA Panel, GAC IIBA Chapter Meeting at UPS Corporate in Sandy Springs. The event drew more than 100 BA professionals from throughout the Atlanta area.

Torrey Kirby, Director of Software Development at CredAbility, moderated a panel discussion on the importance of communicating ‘up’ to higher level business stakeholders and the overall keys to communication in business. Effective communication at the highest level is a crucial skill for BAs and will lead to the BA being seen as an invaluable resource within the company and throughout projects. The panelists were:

Jonathan Babcock – Jabian Consulting

Lisa Ha – Genuine Parts Company

Holly Larson – Leadership Strategies

Heather Merritt Moseley – UPS

Matthew Wyman – Delta Airlines

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

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