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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


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


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


Part 3: Life Stages of Entrepreneurs In previous blog posts, we compared how people who work in business analysis have many parallels with entrepreneurs. Much of the similarity rests with the products that BA practitioners help create and the solutions … Continue reading


In previous blog posts, we compared how people who work in business analysis have many parallels with entrepreneurs. Much of the similarity rests with the products that BA practitioners help create and the solutions they bring to organizations. There are … Continue reading


In January we wrote an article like we do every year about the upcoming trends in business analysis and project management: Distributed leadership Design Schizophrenic approach to certification Innovation and entrepreneurship Changing culture through Agile team training Balance in project … Continue reading


In all of our business analysis training classes, we usually cover the importance of relationships in doing BA work. They are key to us delivering products that the business values and can put to use. Quick – which is the … Continue reading


Update: This article was the #1 viewed article on BA Times and the #3 viewed article on Project Times for 2015. Each year we like to reflect on what’s happened in the business analysis, project management, and Agile professions and make our … Continue reading


You may have seen the TV commercial for a credit card company with the tag line “What’s missing from your wallet?” Well, with all due respect, I’d like to tweak that line to ask “What’s missing from your business cases?” … Continue reading


In my previous blog post What do Business Analysis and Entrepreneurship Have in Common?, I outlined some high-level similarities between business analysis and entrepreneurship. Now let’s explore some detailed parallels between the two. Assuming that business analysis has much in … Continue reading