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On the way home from the Building Business Capability (BBC) conference last week, my wife Elizabeth and I stopped in at an electronics store in Las Vegas. We wanted to listen to an audio book on her new iPod, and the … Continue reading


The trip my wife Elizabeth Larson and I took to South Africa to speak at this year’s BASSA 2013 ended well. The conference had over 200 registered participants, and the organizers kept the sessions moving smoothly. We were delighted with … Continue reading


 Part 1 – The Process. We recently traveled to the IIBA Business Analysis Summit Southern Africa, and were exposed to several different “systems” as we traveled from Minneapolis to Cape Town: the TSA in the US, airlines, security in Amsterdam, … Continue reading


Based on your feedback, Watermark Learning will be launching a new round of Online Study Exam enhancements June 22. Not only are we pleased to introduce these user-friendly changes, but we want our audience to know that they are a … Continue reading


Rich here with a CBAP®/CCBA® registry update. IIBA has introduced a new online credential registry. It is real-time and shows the complete list of CBAP and CCBA credential holders. This is a nice change compared to the older spreadsheet method, … Continue reading


I read a funny quote the other day, actually a list of Paraprosdokians that my friend Hal Korff sent. (Thanks, Hal.) It goes like this: “The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.” It’s … Continue reading


It’s been a few weeks since Elizabeth and I visited New Zealand, with a July 4 holiday in the middle. I’m finally getting a chance to finish my blog about the second half of our trip. After having business meetings … Continue reading


We recently hosted a lively webinar on Organizational Change Management titled “Is Your Organization Project Capable? Assessing Organizational Readiness” by one of our senior training instructors, Stevie Peterson. There were tons of questions and time ran out before we could … Continue reading


Elizabeth and I had the privilege of visiting New Zealand this past week. We met with our new partner there, Equinox IT; taught classes for them; and made two presentations in Wellington. It was a whirlwind trip that started off with a … Continue reading


Elizabeth and I recently travelled to India to speak and exhibit at two BA World conferences there – one in Pune and one in Bangalore. The sessions struck us as some of the most interactive presentations we’ve ever given (or attended). … Continue reading