• Agile Alliance
  • Business Relationship Management Professional
  • Scrum Alliance

Posted on
Author(s)

BobtheBA here, as I headed towards my vacation destination of Las Vegas I started to think about the wonderland of Business Analysis that Vegas surely had in store for me. When I travel I am always on the lookout to … Continue reading


Posted on
Author(s)

BobtheBA  here and for the last several weeks I have found myself driving along in my car at about 4PM on Sunday afternoons strolling through my preset radio stations.  Each time I would find the NPR show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell … Continue reading


Posted on
Author(s)

Hello all – BobtheBA here and when we last left off we were exploring how innovation can be key to turning requirements trash into stakeholder treasure. The scenario we were exploring was a difficult stakeholder that was not forthcoming with their requirements. … 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


I’m posting this late, mainly due to challenges in Internet access, and being super busy on our trip to South Africa. I wrote some entries on the plane ride back home. Our first classes in South Africa got underway Aug. 3. The … Continue reading


Elizabeth and I arrived in Cape Town on Monday, and basically crashed due to the long, 18-hour flight. The trip over the Atlantic seems short compared to the Amsterdam to Cape Town flight. We were literally at the bottom of … Continue reading


Posted on
Author(s)

Hello all – BobtheBA here.  So have you been assigned to a project where you immediately felt like someone handed you a T-shirt that said “I just started a project and all I got was this lousy business case!” You are … Continue reading


Posted on
Author(s)

Hello all – BobtheBA here and ready to share some more corporate training secrets to help get your training requests approved. Last time we discussed that you needed to keep your audience in mind. WIIFT (what’s in it for them – the … Continue reading


I recently heard on NPR a doctor named David Loxtercamp, author of “A Measure of Days: The Journal of a Country Doctor.” He described his views of the medical profession, and sounded like a wise and thoughtful physician. During his … Continue reading


Posted on
Author(s)

Hello all – BobtheBA here. Have you ever wondered why some people get to go to training and others don’t?  In the early stages of my corporate business analysis career I certainly did!  I would ask and ask and it seemed … Continue reading