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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


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


Watermark Learning was founded in 1992. Besides our founding, a lot was going on that year. Here are some noted firsts and other happenings in April of 1992. MICROSOFT LAUNCHES WINDOWS 3.1 REDMOND WA  – April 6 – Microsoft announced … 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


It’s hard to believe that it’s been 20 years since Watermark Learning opened for business! Yes, 1992 was a very good year. As the founder, I taught the first classes and was a solo act for a few years. Watermark mostly taught … Continue reading


Someone at a recent conference asked me how to respond to project stakeholders when they say that Use Cases take too long in an agile environment.  I was presenting a talk on “BA Toolkit for an Agile Project (or any … Continue reading


Not every road to certification is the same, and some don’t go the way we plan. It’s gratifying to hear from people who have passed, and we get spontaneous notes frequently from successful CBAPs and PMPs. We love hearing from … Continue reading


After a few days of enjoying the scenery of the southern coast, and the fun of whale watching every day, we ventured back to Cape Town. The Southern Right Whales had begun their migration up from Antarctica – what a … Continue reading


The time has flown by, and class ended today. Both Elizabeth and I noticed we had very little jet lag – that will probably hit us when we return home. Our delegates (notice I adopted some local terms) worked hard and … Continue reading