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Between the Past and the Future of Business

In the past, professionals were classified by;

  • What they can and can not do?

  • What certifications they had on their resume? and

  • The heavy weight they carried of years of experience.

Business Analysis Tips – On Elicitation

People tend to speak more freely when unguarded. It is important that a business analyst adds a friendly tone to their elicitation meetings, a polite smile in agreement always helps.

When To Walk Away

While many are still trapped in the traditional view of business analysis as the documentation job in the organization, the world moves rapidly towards a much bolder model, beyond an Agent of Change and closer to a Disruption Leader. We the business analysts, management consultants or advisers (despite the different labels) are in essence the igniters of disruption within the organization. Some will appreciate our fresh views while others will dread it.

Why Software Projects Fail?

With your successful business growing, there is never enough time for certain seemingly non-urgent yet crucial improvements. As an executive leader, you need visibility, accessibility, agility and control of your business enablers; business policies, business processes, data assets and technology.

Controlling the Devil

It is very easy and a great relief to assume that a couple of hours meeting with your solution vendor is sufficient to understand and agree about your requirements. Mislead by that notion decision makers proceed with contracting.