Business analysis in the creative sector – culture clash could block change

A leading figure in the project to move BBC production from London to Salford is to use Business Analysis Conference 2009 to call for a shift in the way BAs interact with creative professionals. Mark Harrison (Creative Director, Innovation, for Project North and BBC Vision) said measurement and analysis are in danger of getting in […] Read more »

Time for Business Analysts to influence the future

Business analysts can be at the heart of exciting business transformation, cutting through complexity and confusion and restoring simplicity and common sense. That’s the message from David Taylor, one of the keynote speakers at the Business Analysis Conference. David is the author of fastest selling business book in the world The Naked Leader, and has […] Read more »

User-centred analysis could mean better, cheaper systems – and more fun

Business analysts can deliver better, cheaper systems – and have more fun – by adopting user-centred techniques. That’s the message from Nick De Voil, one of the speakers at the Business Analysis Conference later this month. West London-based De Voil has been working in the industry for more than 25 years, mainly on large public […] Read more »

UK Business Analysis Conference aims to reveal the true value of business analysts

The growing importance of business analysis will be highlighted at a conference in London this month. The IIBA’s Business Analysis Conference, which runs from 28 to 30 September, will involve more than 150 delegates from 10 different countries. Keynote speakers include David Taylor, author of the bestselling The Naked Leader. Martyn Wilson, president of the […] Read more »

Lineup for first Business Analysis Conference in UK is announced

The line up for the Business Analysis Conference has been announced and is available here. I’m not sure lineup is the correct word but I’ve just returned from Glastonbury Festival so it feels right somehow!  It is a landmark for both the IIBA in the UK and the role of business analyst and shows the […] Read more »