It’s always fun to see ProjectsAtWork.com publish my articles.  Thanks to the great comments from readers in response to a recently published work on project ownership in PAW: Recently, a project management colleague was expressing frustration with her inability to get a project … Continue reading

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Last week the Project Management Institute (PMI) ® announced their PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) certification. They cite a statistic by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics that “business analysis jobs are predicted to increase by 22 percent by 2020.” The … Continue reading

Written by Elizabeth Larson, PMP, CBAP, CSM and Richard Larson, PMP, CBAP PMI® has announced its newest credential, the Professional in Business Analysis (PBA). With this initiative, PMI acknowledges the importance of the BA profession and function. We feel the … Continue reading

Some things come to an end whether we like it or not.  Not so with projects.  Below is an article published in ProjectTimes recently that identified some ways to ensure that projects get closed for good reasons, whether we like … Continue reading

As a project manager, are you more of a giver or a taker? I would guess that most PMs see themselves as givers more than takers.  After all, stakeholders don’t come to us bearing gifts; they come to us bearing requests. … Continue reading

Is achieving IIBA® Certification on your bucket list? The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) announced at the Building Business Capability conference in Las Vegas last November that the current version of the Guide to the Business Analysis Body of … Continue reading

By Richard Larson and Elizabeth Larson This post is an abridged version of an article to be published soon. Much has been written recently about design in the business analysis field. Some writers have even suggested that since most or … Continue reading

Watermark Learning’s new series of Bulletproof Business Case Mini Courses begins on March 5, with Part 1, What to Include and Who to Involve. The new series of Mini Courses responds to the need that a clear and relevant business case is an essential … Continue reading

By Andrea Brockmeier, PMP, Vicki James, PMP, CBAP, Elizabeth Larson, PMP, CBAP, CSM, and Richard Larson, PMP, CBAP, Watermark Learning, Inc. The close of one year tends to encourage us to reflect on what has occurred in business analysis and project management during the … Continue reading

The challenge of working in a virtual environment is my biggest source of inspiration of project management resolutions for 2014. In addition to learning new tools and techniques for working effectively across time and space, I intend to redouble my … Continue reading