Tips to Start Up Fast on a Project

Summary In this article I discuss my experiences of the circumstances and reasons that lead to a business analyst joining a project some time after an upgrade or extension project was started. The project has usually stalled to some degree as a result of the technical team being unable to continue with certainty. They will […] Read more »

Hear a mentee share his experiences

Pete Cohen has kindly agreed to be interviewed to share his experiences of mentoring. Pete lives in Melbourne, Australia and I first met him when he attended my first Mastering Use Cases course. In this interview, he tells me how he finds mentoring helps his confidence and credibility within his organisation. He also explains how […] Read more »

Becoming a Business Analyst Tales – Moving to the dark side!

I met Pinal Patel last year when we worked together in a startup. For three months or so we had some fun with our first experience of Agile methods and a wide variety of working hours. Since then, we have gone our separate ways but have kept in touch. Pinal was originally a developer but […] Read more »

Becoming a business analyst – assessing your competence gap

I have recently been in discussion with Adriana Beal, an experienced business analyst, based in New York. She has contributed a stimulating and important article to the IIBA blog on ComputerWorldUK hosted by yours truly. I asked Adriana if she would be able to provide a similar article to help BA’s (or wannabe BA’s) to […] Read more »