CBAP, Decision Management, Green Business Analysis, Business Rules and more...
Here's another great issue packed with BA-centric articles:
> Foolproof Plan for Passing the CBAP® Exam
> The Missing Model for Business Analysts
> WANTED: Green Business Analysts
> SOA: Re-use with Registries and Repositories
> Webinar: How Lean & Nimble BPM Helps Analysts Drive Business Change
> Webinar: What is an Enterprise Business Rule Repository? Do I Need One?
> Webinar: Designing Interfaces Your Users Will Love
> World Congress for Business Analysts
Also in this issue:
> More Business Analyst Humor
> Even more Articles for Business Analysts
> New Interview Questions
- Adrian Marchis, Editor
Foolproof Plan for Passing the CBAP® Exam
by Richard Larson, CBAP, PMP - President, Watermark Learning, Inc.
This article briefly summarizes the CBAP program, and how Business Analysts can create a foolproof plan to obtain their certification. The majority of the article covers the 5 crucial steps for your plan and several tips to help you execute it to become certified.
The Missing Model for Business Analysts
by Barbara von Halle & Larry Goldberg, Knowledge Partners International
As a business analyst, you are a problem solver. You are skilled at tailoring an approach to a business situation with different kinds of models. However, until now, you are missing one. Worthy of its own model, there is an important dimension left behind...
WANTED: Green Business Analysts
by Adriana Beal, Lead Business Technology Consultant
There has been much talk about the expansion of BA responsibilities, with business analysts being expected, in many organizations, not only to elicit and manage requirements, but also to perform project management, risk assessment, budgeting and other activities involved in delivering software solutions. As organizations become more environmentally conscious, yet another dimension is added to the BA work...
SOA: Re-use with Registries and Repositories
by John Moe, Principal Consultant at J Moe Associates
So far in this column on SOA for Analysts, I have talked about the use and re-use of services as building blocks to put together new or better business applications. Now you are getting familiar with this concept, I need to peel away a layer of the SOA onion and expose you to a few tears by revealing this as a half-truth...
How Lean & Nimble BPM Helps Analysts Drive Business Change
Tue, Oct 20, 2009 10:00 AM Pacific (5:00 PM GMT) Register Now!
What is an Enterprise Business Rule Repository? Do I Need One?
Wed, Sep 28, 2009 10:00 AM Pacific (5:00 PM GMT) Register Now!
Designing Interfaces Your Users Will Love
Thu, Nov 12, 2009 10:00 AM Pacific (5:00 PM GMT) Register Now!
World Congress for Business Analysts
November 16-18, 2009 - Anaheim, CA - More Details
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