How do you know when you are doing enterprise analysis?

Enterprise Analysis puts the Business Analyst in a strategic role, a frame of reference that we BA’s are uniquely qualified for but rarely engaged in.  We aren’t usually assigned to interpret business strategies at an organizational level, but when it does happen our work gives context to the plan for requirements gathering and solution definition.  […] 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 »

eLearning for Business Analysts

I’ve been researching eLearning products for business analysts recently for two purposes. Firstly, I wanted to know the range and quality of the offerings available today so that I can share that information. Secondly, I wanted to know whether there would be any value in me developing my own product for business analysts. I’ve been […] Read more »

Business Analyst Mentor starts mentoring!

You may have noticed the absence of any instructional articles in the last couple of weeks. I apologise for this but I’ve been establishing a mentoring service which I’m now trialling. Service should return to normal soon 😉 I was contacted by an aspiring business analyst a couple of weeks ago asking for assistance in […] Read more »