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To certify or not to certify is always a big question for business analysts and project managers. The best way to understand the challenges and benefits of earning a professional certification is to ask someone who has been through the … Continue reading


Our BRM exploration journey continues. In our last BRM blog, we provided you with a high-level view of the BRM, BRMP®, and BRMI®. In this blog, we take a closer, more detailed look about the BRM role, a brief history, what … Continue reading


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Watermark Learning is happy to feature our affiliate Brian Hunt, CBAP, who illustrates how a bread making machine can be used to understand any business process. Many recruiters call for specific domain experience when they want help in process redesign. But, … Continue reading


Welcome to our first blog on BRM. This is the first in a series of four blogs in which we will introduce you to the new world of Business Relationship Management, the role of the Business Relationship Manager, its corresponding … Continue reading


An ad at the end of one of my workout videos caught my attention. A kitchen timer is ticking away. A voice says “It’s about time. Time. Time.” A trainer appears and says, “The number one reason people don’t work … Continue reading


Many believe that Agile means no planning. The reality is that planning occurs all the time – even down to the daily level. A popular technique that many Product Owners in Scrum adopt from another Agile approach, eXtreme Programming, is … Continue reading


IIBA has developed a new Business Analysis multi-level, competency-based certification framework that supports a BA’s career progression. Current CCBAs and CBAPs will map to levels 2 and 3, respectively, and will not be required to take the new exams. However, … Continue reading


Originally published in PM Times on May 23, 2016. How would you solve this problem? The US VA has unacceptable wait times for veterans seeking medical assistance. The VA medical centers around the country are overbooked and understaffed. Some veterans have … Continue reading


Thank you to everyone who attended the “What is Agile Leadership?” webinar, hosted by Angela Johnson, PMP, PMI-ACP, CST. If you missed it or would like to review, check out the recording. In the webinar, the concept of Agile Leadership was discussed … Continue reading


As we get closer to the changes happening to the CBAP and CCBA exams, we can report a few things we have learned. The IIBA is making progress in rolling out their new certification program and are releasing information on it … Continue reading