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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


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 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


The close of one year tends to make one reflect on what has occurred in the past year and ponder the future. Here we ponder some trends in the Project Management and Business Analysis fields for 2012. Here are our … 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


Our visit coincided with the South African chapter of IIBA’s Annual General Meeting. Steve Erlank, our host, is also the President of the chapter, and he gave a lightning-fast review of the past year. They have found it more beneficial … Continue reading