Joy Beatty

Joy Beatty

Requirements Architect

  • @joybeatty

Austin, Texas

Areas of Expertise:

  • software requirements
  • modeling
  • business analysis
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • training
  • writing
Joy Beatty is a Vice President at Seilevel. Joy drives creation and implementation of new methodologies and best practices that improve requirements elicitation and modeling. She assists Fortune 500 companies as they build business analysis centers of excellence. Joy has provided training to thousands of business analysts. She is a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®). Joy is actively involved as a leader in the requirements community, serving on boards of multiple industry organizations. She is currently on the International Institute of Business Analysis® (IIBA®) core team for improving A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide). She has presented at numerous requirements-related conferences and speaking events. 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.

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Kyoto’s Nasty 22% City-Bike Hill Climb

May 24 2015

距離125mで高度上昇26m、22%の坂を頑張りました。 I went out for a long bike in the mountains of northern Kyoto on Saturday, and after 120km (75mi) of tough ups and pleasant downs with friends (that I'll write about separately), I made an attempt at a hill so steep that its name on Strava is "Nasty". It's… read more

Why are Eight Bits Enough for Deep Neural Networks?

May 23 2015

Picture by Retronator Deep learning is a very weird technology. It evolved over decades on a very different track than the mainstream of AI, kept alive by the efforts of a handful of believers. When I started using it a few years ago, it reminded me of the first time… read more

Algocracy

May 23 2015

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How Shazam predicts pop hits

May 22 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s Radar Podcast, I chat with Cait O’Riordan, VP of product, music and platforms at Shazam. … read more

Webcast: Business Requirement Techniques for Delivering Value While Controlling Scope
February 13, 2014
In this webcast presentation, Joy Beatty, VP of R&D at Seilevel, you will learn: how to define clear business objectives and corresponding success metrics, how to craft a focused vision statement, and how to specify other elements of the business...

Webcast: Forward Thinking for Tomorrow's Projects: Requirements for Business Analytics
January 23, 2014
In this webcast presentation, Joy Beatty, VP of R&D at Seilevel, offers advice on tackling requirements for business analytics projects. Drawing from the book she co-authored with Karl Wiegers, Software Requirements 3rd Ed., Joy will outline how ...