It’s not because you work as a Business Analyst in a waterfall context that you can’t be an Agile BA. Let’s see how the 12 Agile principles can help you.
Earlier this month, I had the chance to assist to the Montreal Agile Tour conference along with over a thousand participants. This was my first participation to the event, and hopefully not the last! There was too many interesting keynote sessions, workshops, and conferences to see them all but it was a perfect occasion to benchmark […]
Business Analysts are often lonely in their organizations, which is especially true in smaller ones. In this context, assessing your Business Analysis practices is not an easy task, and it is hard to convince yourself that you’re a good Business Analyst and that you follow the best practices in the industry (which can be completely different from […]
Spring might not come fast this year in Eastern Canada (it was still -25°C in the morning this week), but April usually means it’s the return of the Tax season! After preparing our tax reports this year, I realized that many of the activities we were performing as a family were requiring Business Analysis skills […]
A few weeks ago, I came across a post from Adrian M. on ModernAnalyst.com describing an interesting solution to a common BA problem: when do you know that you captured all requirements? In a nutshell, his technique, aka the Popcorn Way (kudos for the name!), states that you should end requirements gathering activities when the […]