Business Analysis in a Post-Pandemic World

We share our views on how business analysis will fare in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

A Brief Guide to Mind-mapping

We take a look at how to use mind mapping techniques for capturing information from clients

The Way of the BA: An Introduction to User Stories & Epics

We take a look at the concepts of User Stories, Epics and Themes, and understand how they are used in project Discovery and solution design.

The Way of the BA: Dismantling the Ideal of the Perfectionist

We explore the ideal of perfectionism and the business analyst.

Lessons in life (& business analysis) I learned from my son.

Little ones can be the best teachers in life. Here’s some practical life lessons we thought we’d share gained from the wonderful world of parenting.

The Way of the BA: Understanding Requirements

This week, we guide you through the wonderful world of requirements, and how to identify, capture and manage them. Think of it as your Requirements 101 primer.

To be, or not to be (a BA)

I often get asked how I got started as a business analyst by others either starting out on their journey, or those looking to break into the world of business analysis. I like to think that it was a serendipitous moment which needed persistence, providence, perseverance and some other pithy alliterative adjectives which I really can’t think of as I write this at 5:45 in the morning. (Considering I’m not really a morning person, I’ve never understood why I can do my best and most creative writing between 1am and 5am.) This is a quick look at how I made it, and how others can too…