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Business Analysis

Learn more about business analysis topics that cover process improvement, skills for business analysts, the role of business analysis in software, and more.

AWS

Application Monitoring in a Modern Cloud World

Applications are no longer simple two-tier architectures. Back then, application monitoring was easy compared with today. But as the shift to the…

Architecture

Bridging the Gap Between Business Vision and Cloud Strategy

With today's low latency and increased bandwidth, moving your data from on-premise into the cloud makes sense. Many businesses are…

Business Analysis

Kick-Start Requirements Discussions With These Four Questions

“What should I ask to get good requirements?” a developer inquired, continuing, “I don’t have a business analyst, so I…

Business Analysis

Prepping Your Requirements For Primetime: Validating Requirements

In parts one and two of this series, I discussed how confirming elicitation results and verifying requirements act as gates…

Business Analysis

When Risk Management Falls Short: Using a Business Process approach to Overcome Challenges

“Risk is like fire: If controlled, it will help you; if uncontrolled it will rise up and destroy you.” -Theodore…

Business Analysis

Prepping Your Requirements For Primetime: Verifying Requirements

In part one of this three-part series on readying requirements, I proposed that they must pass through three gates defined…

Business Analysis

Prepping Your Requirements for Primetime: Confirming Elicitation Results

We should always ensure the requirements we develop can pass through three quality gates before we consider them complete and…

Business Analysis

In Pursuit of a More Perfect Knowledge Base

In my junior BA days, I worked at a financial services company, where I collected obscure details during requirements elicitation like a…

Business Analysis

Engaging in Productive Conflict – Why and How

When I work with teams, I ask members to share the first three words that come to mind when they…

Agile

Backlog Management for Agile BA’s

So why do we have a backlog? Usually because there are not enough hours in the day to accomplish all…

Business Analysis

Understanding Product Vision and Project Scope

Raise your hand if you thought that the Product Vision and the Project Scope were the same thing? Don’t be…

Business Analysis

Important Communication Skills for Business Analysts

In a Business Analyst’s day, we are constantly communicating. If we are not communicating then we are planning communication packages…