Business Analysis: Superpowers for the Product Owner

Definition of Superpower: Exaggerated or out-of-the-ordinary abilities such as super strength, super speed, telekinesis, or flight. This definition of superpower is great if you’re talking about superheroes, but what does it mean to be a product owner with...

Managing Business Analysts: A “How To” Guide

This post could also be named: What Your Business Analysts Really Wish You Would Do For Them. Managing Business Analysts can be challenging and frustrating. Actually, to be fair, managing any staff can be challenging and frustrating…but maybe more so for analysts....

Tips for Running Effective Distributed Team Meetings

This post is a part of our Vendor Spotlight blog series. As a business analysis training company, we focus on the skills needed to be successful without the use of one specific tool. However, there are many tools available to BAs that can greatly impact their...

Leadership

I recently read an article in Time magazine, Mandela: His 8 Lessons of Leadership, that I recommend you read. As BA’s we are leaders and need to continue to learn how to become better leaders.  After reading the article I would love to hear your thoughts on how...

Collaboration and Influence

As Business Analysts we rarely have formal authority over anyone we work with on our projects.  To give our teams the best chance for success we have to work collaboratively with all of our stakeholders. I just read an article on CIO.com that I think you will enjoy. ...

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