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Our trip to India concluded in Bangalore, where Elizabeth and I again presented at BA World. Elizabeth repeated her talk on “The Influencing Formula” and I again presented “Bulletproof Business Cases.” The audience was roughly the same size as in … Continue reading


Elizabeth and I are in the midst of our trip to India, which has a three-fold purpose. One was to meet with our new Indian partner, Vellicate Technologies, which is based in Bangalore. The head of this company, Surendra Saxena, … Continue reading


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Depth Charge. An anti-submarine warfare weapon intended to destroy or cripple a target submarine by the shock of the explosion near it. The depth charge was a very powerful weapon in its time but now largely replaced by anti-submarine homing … Continue reading


In a recent webinar I gave on Fantastic Voyage or Impossible Dream? The BA as Management Consultant, we had limited time for questions and answers. Below are answers to all the unanswered questions received during the session. Q: Would you … Continue reading


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There are so many great lessons we learn as children. Do you remember stop, drop and roll? It is one of the first simple safety techniques that we are taught that helps extinguish a fire on our clothes or hair … Continue reading


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BobtheBA. Have you noticed that more and more people are working from home these days? Perhaps they actually work in the office, but they are cube-less (without a permanent desk)? I am sure you have noticed all of the people … Continue reading


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BobtheBA. I see and hear it all the time – Business Analysts make reference to their business partners saying, “they never know what they want”, “they keep changing their requirements again and again”, or “once again I led them to water”. … Continue reading


Watermark Learning has come a long way since I began teaching programmer/analyst courses in 1992. The growing need for organizations to learn Project Management and Business Analysis skills played a significant role in our growth. And we continue to move … Continue reading


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Well it is tax time once again and for some folks it is time to think of remodeling your home. Exciting right? It can be… it can also be a maddening roller coaster ride that is difficult to stop. The next … Continue reading


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BobtheBA here and the last time I blogged, we briefly took a look back at 2011. The New Year is a time when people make predictions, resolutions, and plans with the hope of change and improvement. It can be a very exciting time … Continue reading