Business Analysis

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The Number 1 Hack for Business Analysts – Process to Requirements Thinking (PTRT)

Are you a business analyst or agilest looking to enhance your requirements gathering skills? I highly recommend tuning in to the Better Business Analyst Podcast’s latest episode on “Process to Requirements Thinking (PTRT Modelling).” Process to Requirements thinking is a cutting-edge requirements elicitation model developed by The Better Business Analysis Institute (BBAI). This model empowers …

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The 4P+ Model

The 4+ Model— Evolving Design Thinking, Lean Startup and Agile to include the Real World

I first drafted this article when I worked as a GM at Assurity Consulting with a large team who focused on different areas of IT change. The purpose of the 4P+ model was to show how the worlds of Human Centered Design, Business Analysis, Project and Product Management could come together to work as one …

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Unlocking Success: Understanding the Different Types of Business Requirements

Introduction When it comes to business analysis, requirements play a crucial role in defining the success of a project. They serve as the foundation for designing and developing the desired outcome. The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) has identified various types of requirements that are essential for a project’s success. In this blog post, …

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Context Diagram Template

Defining Project Scope with the Context Diagram

One of the key Better Business Analysis Techniques & Approaches (from The Better Business Analysis Framework) is the Context Diagram. A context diagram is a visual tool used in systems analysis and business analysis to depict the relationship between a system and its environment. It’s a high-level diagram that identifies the critical components of a …

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How to deal with management as a Business Analyst

Introduction In today’s fast-paced business world, the role of a Business Analyst has become increasingly vital in ensuring effective management. As a Business Analyst, you not only analyse and understand complex business processes but also play a crucial role in bridging the gap between various stakeholders and management. In this article, we will explore the …

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Ecosystem

Unraveling the Intricacies of the Experience Ecosystem: A Comprehensive Guide for BAs and Human-Centered Designers

In the vast landscape of business and technology, the concept of an ecosystem is pivotal. An ecosystem, as defined by Wikipedia, encompasses all organisms and their physical environment, highlighting their interplay. This concept is not only applicable to natural environments but also to technology and business, particularly in shaping the customer experience. The customer experience …

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Scrum

Unleashing the Power of Business Analysts in Scrum Teams: Insights from the Better Business Analysis Institute

In the dynamic world of Agile methodologies, the role of a Business Analyst (BA) is often overlooked. However, as the Better Business Analysis Institute highlights, BAs can be the secret weapon that supercharges a Scrum team’s productivity and efficiency. The Value of a Business Analyst: BAs bring a unique perspective to Scrum teams. They bridge …

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