You cannot assume that the problem as it was described to you is the real issue. It may be a symptom of a more complex problem or a pain point that has multiple causes.
BA Mindset Principle #1: Focus on Business – Calibrate Solutions to Business Goals
The role of a business analyst is a classic example of a leader without authority. A lot depends on you, but many people higher in the chain of authority want you to report back to them. Among all those stakeholders…
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Is Business Analyst Mindset Real?
Is there really such a thing as a business analyst mindset? I believe there is. If you remember the analyst who became a special unifying presence on the project and to whom everyone reached out when something needed to be…
The Dark Art of Modeling
The importance of models and diagrams for business analysis and problem-solving + additional resources to learn the skills.
Why Write a Book About Business Analysis?
Finally, I've completed my long-time project and published a book! "Business analyst: a profession and a mindset" is now available as a digital book on Kobo and Amazon Kindle platforms. Why did I decide to write a book? And why…
What Is Change?
The talk about change is everywhere. "Embrace the change", "holistic change management", "dealing with change" and "change-driven project management" have a permanent place in the business memes hall of fame. What is change? Simply put, change is a transition from one…
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