August 2014 - Modern Analyst e-Journal - The Business Analysis Magazine

Featured articles showcased in this issue:
>Get Long Term Value from Business Analysis Work Products
>Make Your Requirements Executable
>The Event Model (TEM)
>“Assemble to Order” Enterprise

Webinar:Collaborative Requirements for BAs
Webinar: Agile Best Practices for BAs
Webinar: SQL for the Business Analyst
Webinar:Evolve Your Definition of Traceability

Also inthis issue:
>More Business AnalystHumor
>Even moreResourcesfor Business Analysts
>NewInterview Questions

Get Long Term Value from Business Analysis Work Products
by Jarett Hailes, CBAP, Larimar Consulting Inc.
Whether it’s a requirements document for a solution enhancement or a stakeholder analysis for a business case, the information cultivated by the Business Analyst can often have use beyond its initial purpose. How can we make BA work come alive for the entire organization?

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Make Your Requirements Executable
byVal Huber, CTO, Espresso Logic
You can now create an instant app from your schema, and add spreadsheet-like expressions for business logic – a complete system in minutes. In this article, we review a new technology that makes your requirements – schemas and logic - into working software, and show an example of building a full application from scratch.

Business Analyst Training & Resources

The Event Model (TEM)
by Barbara von Halle,KPI LLC &Dr. Fabiana Fournier,IBM
The Event Model is an implementation-independent model understandable by business and technical audiences. It depicts the logic of detecting and deriving a situation of interest from a stream of open-ended event instances. It is a model for event logic that should be easier to create and understand than techniques for event processing in use by organizations today.

“Assemble to Order” Enterprise
byRalph Whittle, Author & Strategic Business/IT Consultant
Can the design of the enterprise’s business processes evolve to a state where the Business Analysts can customize the business processes specifically to the requirements of the owner using inventoried primitive elements; similar to using the metaphorical inventoried components/parts for a laptop?

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Relevant Interview Questions
>How are personas used in requirements elicitation on agile projects?
>Why are modeling techniques so important to Business Analysts, and how do you choose the right ones for your project?
>What is Conformance Testing?

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