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Originally published in PM Times on March 30, 2015. This article is the second in a series on requirements modeling with the emphasis on why PMs should care about modeling requirements. In our first article, we spoke generally about models, the … Continue reading

Originally published in PM Times as 2 parts on February 22, 2016 (Part 1) and March 7, 2016 (Part 2). In January, we published our annual article about the seven trends in business analysis, project management, and agile. If we examine these … Continue reading

Originally published in PM Times on March 17, 2015. We often get asked how project managers (PMs) justify allowing enough time to model requirements on their projects. These PMs complain that although they agree that requirements modeling has huge benefits, they … Continue reading

Originally published in PM Times on May 22, 2015. Use case models have been around for decades. Long after Information Engineering was all the rage and through object-oriented analysis and design they hung around. They threatened to disappear when Agile methods … Continue reading

Originally published in BA Times on January 25, 2016. In past articles in this series, we covered topics such as the similarity between business analysis practitioners and entrepreneurs and the types and stages of entrepreneurialism. In part 4, we focused … Continue reading

Originally published in BA Times on January 18, 2016. Each year, since 2009, we have enjoyed reflecting on what’s happened the previous year in the areas of business analysis and project management (including Agile), and making predictions for the upcoming year. … Continue reading

Thank you to everyone who attended the “Seven Steps to Passing the CBAP or CCBA Exam: A Foolproof Plan” webinar, hosted by Richard Larson, PMP, CBAP, PMI-PBA. If you missed it or would like to review, check out the recording. In the webinar, a … Continue reading

We estimate there are probably thousands of eligible people thinking about or wanting to become certified, but they haven’t started yet. There is no doubt that both the CBAP and CCBA applications and the exams are difficult. Yet, people do make it … Continue reading

IIBA has announced it is moving its online CBAP and CCBA Application System, effective February 14, 2016, to a new online system. Candidates who complete their application on or before by the 14th will be unaffected. If you do not complete your … Continue reading

During PMI’s 2015 Global Congress, Richard Larson, PMP, CBAP, PMI-PBA was asked to do an interview to discuss his paper and presentation “Entrepreneurial Business Analysis Practitioner” (co-written with Elizabeth Larson). Cornelius Fichtner of PM Podcast and Richard Larson of Watermark Learning The … Continue reading