The Greater Good

We take an honest look at making tough decisions and the consequences of avoiding them.

Business Analysis in a Post-Pandemic World

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

Lord Nelson

More lessons in life (and Business Analysis) from my Son.

We revisit some of the valuable life lessons our children teach us, ponder why children need so much room in bed, and talk about how Bluey is one of the best TV programmes ever.

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

We explore the ideal of perfectionism and the business analyst.

Learning to Listen

We take a look at the importance and value of being able to listen to clients, colleagues and stakeholders (and also in keeping your 8-year old happy).

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.

Business Analyst: The Act of Being

A view on the importance of qualifications as a Business Analyst, and the necessity of experience.

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…