IIBA UK BA 2016 Conference is announced

As media sponsor for the IIBA BA UK Conference, I am happy to share the following information and highly recommend that you attend: Business Analysis Conference Europe 2016 19-21 September 2016, London IRM UK, in collaboration with IIBA UK Chapter and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT The Business Analysis Conference Europe 2016 provides an […] Read more »

The responsibilities of the Business Analyst (a non-technical and short list)

I was reflecting on how impenetrable the role of the BA can be to a newbie when I was designing the Break through into Business Analysis programme last year. We used to have no single definition so it was open season for anyone to decide what the BA should do (that hasn’t gone away completely!). […] Read more »

Business Analyst Job Description: Verticals in which a Business Analyst works

With the increase in the complexity of organizations, their expanse and their product offerings, there had been a considerable increase in the challenges faced by these organizations. A business analyst, with his analytical, problem solving and elicitation skills helps organizations achieve their strategic goals and objectives and is a vital component to their overall success. […] Read more »

Are you successful in managing stakeholders?

We can’t live with them, we can’t live without them. Stakeholders exist internally and externally and often have competing priorities and needs. Our best moments often arise from exceeding a stakeholder’s expectations. Unfortunately, our worst moments are also often due to managing a stakeholder poorly. If you feel the need to learn more about managing […] Read more »

Become a Brilliant BA is reopening! But now it is invite only…

My community coaching service, Become a Brilliant BA, has been closed to new students over the summer while I considered the future direction. One of my concerns was how to ensure quality mentoring so that enthusiastic mentees would benefit from the guidance from mentors. It is critical to encourage mentees who act on the guidance […] Read more »