Watermark Learning Blog
  • Agile Alliance
  • Auburn University
  • Business Relationship Management Professional
  • IIBA Edorsed Education Provider
  • PMI - Project Management Institute
  • Scrum Alliance
  • Certified WBENC

Posted on
Author(s)

Requirements writer’s block – it happens to all of us at some point.  Writer’s block is a condition where an author loses the ability to produce new work.  Requirements writer’s block may happen for several reasons including: a lack of … Continue reading


Thanks to all of you who attended Watermark Learning’s webinar Seven Ways to Build Trust for Successful Requirements Elicitation. Thank you for the outstanding response. I do apologize that we didn’t have time to address all the questions during the … 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


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


Years ago I worked on a large effort to reengineer a distribution center for a large retailer. We provided an estimate for both the business analysis work and for the entire project, which would involve the organization’s first use of … Continue reading


PMs, so focused on delivering on time and within budget, need to realize that PMs and BAs working collaboratively get more done, so the project has a better chance of completing sooner.
Continue reading


Have you ever gazed at the stars and found it difficult to focus on a particular one? It’s initially a bit disconcerting. If you look away a small amount, the star seems to become visible. Look straight at it and … Continue reading