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 »

Tune in to business analysis in broadcasting!

IIBA UK NW&E Branch invites you to their next event this Thursday, 18th April, 6pm – 9pm. The event will be sponsored and hosted by the BBC Academy at the BBC’s MediaCityUK site in Salford. There will be presentations from business analysis professionals working in broadcasting and media organisations, including BBC News, ITV and BBC […] Read more »

Two Key BA Skills for 2013 – Interactive Facilitation & Enterprise Agility (IIBA Leeds Event)

I’ve been asked and am happy to promote an event by the IIBA NW&E (UK) Chapter: Please join us for IIBA UK Chapter’s FIRST EVENT IN LEEDS on Wednesday 23rd January 2013. White Cloth Art Gallery, Leeds, LS1 4HT, 6pm – 8.30pm, refreshments provided. There will be two expert speakers, and time to network with […] Read more »

Just in time BA coaching – testers wanted!

Training for BAs is a million miles better than it was in 2000 when I started as a freelance BA. However, I believe it is often a poor solution for today’s time starved business analyst who needs on the spot, relevant and actionable coaching. Some BA’s that I’ve been talking to about training and Certification […] Read more »

BA’s and employer’s view on Certifications

Here are some thoughts on Certifications from BA’s who have made the Certification journey: Adrian Reed compares the CCBA/CBAP with the ISEB BA Diploma  Brett Arthur shares Part 1 of his CBAP journey – there are two more posts to complete the story!   And here are the results of our questionnaire answered by individuals […] Read more »