Jun 29, 2016
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I have had the opportunity in my career to move, not only, from industry to industry, but from company to company. I have been a consultant as well as a full time employee throughout my career. As companies merge and/or begin to grow talent is needed and could come from anywhere. New/outside talent ...
I have had the opportunity in my career to move, not only, from industry to industry, but from company to company. I have been a consultant as well as a full time employee througho...
The Business Analyst is in a great position to constantly focus on the desirability of the product.  A well-defined requirement elicitation process must be focused on defining...
A bid is like a product that, once designed, the team must be able to deliver it. This delivery includes manufacturing the product, testing it, preparing the marketing for the prod...

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Candase Hokanson
Candase Hokanson
At Seilevel, we updated and re-published our Requirements Management (RM) Tool Study this past year, looking at over 150 tools and over 200 criteria. We did this in phases with the subset of tools making it though each phase getting smaller and smaller until we ran 21 tools through the full evaluation criteria to rank them. This tool study is a gre...
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Praveen Udupa
Praveen Udupa
The previous two posts in the Requirements Prioritization series, we discussed the honest difficulty that stakeholders face when asked to simply prioritize requirements, and how to overcome this obstacle by using prioritization parameters. If you have not read these posts, I recommend you read them first here and here....
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Candase Hokanson
Candase Hokanson
If you’re a business analyst whose company recently made the move to agile, you may be wondering where you fit in when there is no business analyst role. Or maybe you made the move to be an agile business analyst or product owner but don’t know how your traditional business analyst skills figure into this new agile world. Well the good ...
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MA Blog - Selected Posts

The Lost Stakeholder Analysis Dimension: Engagement
Stakeholder Analysis is an important and often ongoing activity that Business Analysts perform as part of their duties.  Solution delivery team m... Read More...

Root Cause Analysis: Using the Five Whys
Business Analysts are often thrown into projects to help gather requirements around a known, defined problem.  Other times we’re asked to analyze... Read More...

Mitigating the Risk of Story Point Drift
In many Agile projects requirements are not typically written in the form of a formal requirements document. Instead, a collection of concise but... Read More...

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