The Context Level DFD is not only valuable for initially establishing scope, but it can also be leveraged in many ways throughout your project’s lifecycle.
Unfortunately, project implementation can sometimes be met with resistance and confusion. Many of the techniques that we use during our business analysis training can be used for your own user training.
Making the switch from a waterfall or iterative development methodology to agile is not a simple step by step process. There are many variables involved which can make it difficult.
Ever been assigned to a project and not sure where to start? Don’t worry, you are not alone. Our experts and other business analysts have been in that position too.
Why is process improvement so difficult sometimes? Shouldn’t it be easy to recognize the best way to restructure or reengineer a process? No, it can be challenging to determine the best approach and know how to get started.
Effectively prioritizing requirements is critical in order to make the best use of your stakeholders’ time and organization’s resources. However, there isn’t a one size fits all approach to prioritization.
You could know all the elicitation analysis techniques in the book, but if you don’t have the right people, engaged at the right time, providing the right input – you won’t get very far. Making an effort to improve stakeholder engagement can significantly impact your effectiveness as a business analyst.
It is critical for project teams to agree on a definition of done for a project phase or iteration. While this sounds simple, it can lead to very complex and difficult discussions.
A valuable solution is one that will provide benefits to its audience and to the business. However, it can be difficult to determine if you’re proposing or delivering the best or right project solution.