Category Business Analysis Learnings

Get a free assessment of your Business Analysis practices!

How to get the most of available business analysis resources to align yourself with the best practices

Get a free assessment of your Business Analysis practices!

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…
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The Family BA: prioritizing requirements for the tax season

The Family BA: prioritizing requirements for the tax season

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…
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Business Analysis Kitchen: recipes for perfect requirements

Business Analysis Kitchen: recipes for perfect requirements

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…
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