Are you a Business Analyst (BA) wondering what User Experience (UX) Design is all about and how your involvement in a design project is likely to impact your usual role? If so, I’ve also been pondering the same question for some time....
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Second-Order Thinking for BAs

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Learning about mental models and how to apply them to their work is one of the best investments for business analysts interested in achieving the level of deep thinking that leads to better outcomes for their projects and organizations.  Mental models are a representation of how something works. We can’t keep all of the details of the world in our brains, so we use models to simplify the complex into understandable and organizable chunks. Whether we realize it or not, we then use these models every day to think, decide, and understand our world...

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Experience Driven Development: Design for Real People

People are good dreamers. If they have a problem, they can come up with dozens of creative ways to solve it in the best way possible (“best” according to them and their circumstances of course). It is a huge waste not to use this ability of one’s customers, and try to reinvent the wheel internally instead of just asking the potential users for their opinions. People are not generally so good in delivering the dream though, this is when they need help from the project teams.  The idea of human-centered design is simple: when designing a product or service, design it for the individuals who are going to directly use or benefit from it. 

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What happens when the BA and UX worlds collide?

Data Modeling for Business Analysts

Are you a Business Analyst (BA) wondering what User Experience (UX) Design is all about and how your involvement in a design project is likely to impact your usual role? If so, I’ve also been pondering the same question for some time. 
When I joined the technology consultancy 6point6, I was pleasantly surprised to find that they have a function solely dedicated to the understanding and delivery of an excellent user experience across their digital transformation offering... 

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Promises, Promises: Negotiating Achievable Commitments

Successful projects—and successful relationships—are based on realistic commitments, not on fantasies and empty promises. This article, adapted from the book Practical Project Initiation, presents several ways to improve your ability to make, and keep, achievable commitments... Unfulfilled promises ultimately lead to unhappy people and unsuccessful projects. Strive to build a realistic commitment ethic in your team—and in yourself.

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