JIT BA Coaching due to launch start of July.

The JIT BA Coaching Service has moved from just an idea to a full service thanks to the dedication and support of BA Mentor subscribers. I’d really like to thank all of those who volunteered to assist with this. The volunteers I selected have dedicated time, deep thought and detailed feedback, walking through a wireframe […] 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 »

When is Enough Enough with Mentoring?? Finding the Right Balance.

Each time a mentor engages with a mentee, there exists a delicate balance between several factors that occur in the mentoring relationship. It’s important for the health of the parties involved that the mentor find and adjust to these balances as the situation dictates at any given time. Let’s take a look at a few…. […] 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 »

Why everyone should have a mentor

I’ve written the following article for BA Connections, the IIBA newsletter. It’s coming out in June but I wanted to give you a sneak preview: In this article, I’d like to explain why I think mentoring can be so valuable in helping you through the professional development minefield. I will share a story to illustrate […] Read more »