Joy Beatty is a Vice President at Seilevel, a professional services company whose mission is to define software that your customers will love. The Seilevel team provides business analysis and product management training and consulting services for F1000 companies across the US. They also help companies modify their approach to projects to be more effective, so IT projects deliver their intended business value. Joy implements new methodologies and best practices that improve software requirements and product management. She advises companies as they build business analysis centers of excellence. Joy has provided training to thousands of business analysts and is CBAP® and PMI-PBA® certified.
Joy is actively involved as a leader in the requirements community. She was part of the core team that developed the most recent version of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), as well as Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide. Additionally, she writes about requirements methodologies in journals, white papers, and blog posts. Joy graduated from Purdue University with Bachelors of Science degrees in both Computer Science and Mathematics. She co-authored Visual Models for Software Requirements, with Seilevel CEO Anthony Chen, and Software Requirements, 3rd Edition with famed Karl Wiegers.