The experience age will force the business analyst, more so than ever, to be closer to business. The focus will have to move from how the IT landscape looks at the architectural level, to how it can be best utilized to provide the most compelling and efficient customer experience......
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The Business Analyst in the Experience Age

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Edward Ngubane, Head of Business Analysis, DVT

The experience age will force the business analyst, more so than ever, to be closer to business. The focus will have to move from how the IT landscape looks at the architectural level, to how it can be best utilized to provide the most compelling and efficient customer experience.  The success of business will now be determined by how well the customer journey and user experience has been translated to offer real and/or even perceived value for money through ‘virtual experience’.  It will be difficult for the business analyst to be a credible advisor to business without understanding the customer’s needs...

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Validating a Strategic Project at the Enterprise Level

Mark Monteleone, President, Monteleone Consulting LLC

Starting a new project is an exciting time, but before proceeding with the project, project leadership needs to pause the train at the station and ensure: 
* the project still aligns with the strategic direction of the business entity and
* the proposed Value Proposition is still a match with the customer needs/

Actually, the project leadership needs to periodically check the project alignment and its Value Proposition during project execution.

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Agile User Interface Design

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Roman Pichler, Product Management Expert 

The role of design still puzzles many agile teams I work with. When should the design activities take place? Who should carry them out? How are design decisions best captured? This article tries to answer the questions by discussing a user-centric, iterative, and collaborative design process for Scrum and Kanban teams.

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7 Tactics to Solve Common Product Roadmap Problems

Cassandra Naji, Marketing Content Editor, Justinmind

An effective product roadmap is a must-have for any successful software development project. A roadmap helps the product manager define the trajectory of a product, communicate progress to stakeholders, visualize goals anslided justify changes to budget. Product roadmaps are where both strategy and tactics combine to help teams build better products.
Given that it’s such a vital part of successful software development, why do product teams struggle to implement product roadmaps? Because roadmapping is complicated, software projects are complex and every product team is different...

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