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New Post 6/16/2009 12:15 AM
User is offline Skawn
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New London based BA 

 Hi folks.

I'm a new BA (of 6 months) in the London area.  I'm also new to IT although having worked in my current company for 5 years, often closely with IT I've got excellent domain knowledge and am quickly picking up skills and techniques through lots of reading and practice.  

I've joined IT at an interesting time in my organisation - shortly after joining the team we started a transition to a Lean/Agile approach to software development.  This is exciting for me since, if done right, I can see it addressing some of the major pains I've felt dealing with IT from the business side.  I've been lucky enough to participate in some really good training events including User Stories with Mike Cohn and, later this month, Scrum Master training by Martine Devos.

One of the most interesting changes taking place is a rethink of exactly what the role of the BA is in the Agile world and how we add value to projects.  Expect to see many questions from me over the next few months!

 
New Post 6/16/2009 12:46 AM
User is offline Adrian M.
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Re: New London based BA 

Hi Skawn,

Welcome to the Modern Analyst community for Business Analysts!  Hope you learn a lot and find all the resources of value in your day to day job and career in general.  Don't forget to also share your knowledge and experiences with others.

Sincerely,

- Adrian


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