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Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam Update Pushed to January 2016: The date for the PMP Exam Update has been pushed back from November 2, 2015, to January 12, 2016. The last day to take the current version … Continue reading

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Customize a private onsite class for your employees and organization.   We are seeing an increasing number of organizations whose Business Analysts are anxious to sit for the CBAP exam before version 3 comes out near the beginning of 2016. … Continue reading

The Benefits of Short Iterations, or Why Time is Like Closet Space I’ve always used the maxim that time is like closet space – the more you have, the more you fill it up with stuff! (I recently moved to … Continue reading

The PMP exam changes are approaching early 2016. Below is a Question & Answer segment discussing these changes. Q:   Why is the PMI changing the PMP Exam?  A:    In general, PMI periodically updates their certification exams as a result of two … Continue reading

So, you don’t think you are an entrepreneur? How business analysis helps innovation. You might think you are not going to start a company or build a business from the ground up. Maybe you don’t want to risk your livelihood … Continue reading

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Agile, as a philosophy, has “crossed the chasm” as organizations seek to respond to dynamic market conditions and fickle, quality-focused customers. While every organization has certainly explored Agile methods to some extent, many continue to struggle with their application and … Continue reading

Most people in the BA field know that the IIBA® has produced an important update to its definitive Business Analysis Body of Knowledge, the BABOK® Guide. Released in April 2015, the BABOK Version 3 Guide includes major upgrades, ranging from … Continue reading

There is no grass growing under the feet of folks at PMI.  And that’s going to have most of us hopping this summer and into fall as we work to make sense of what’s happening in the PMI certification world … Continue reading

If you are reading this, it may mean you did not pass your CCBA or CBAP exam. We are sorry to hear if you didn’t pass. They are difficult exams, and most people who take them tell us it was hard. … Continue reading

We were fortunate to be invited to the Small Business Majority’s inaugural Leadership Summit in Washington DC recently. Because of our previous efforts on behalf of the group, we were asked to attend along with 100 other small business leaders from … Continue reading