With the rise in popularity of agile methods, business analysts and product owners often use the term “agile requirements” to label their work. We do not care for the term “agile requirements” because...
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Agile Requirements: What’s the Big Deal?

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Karl Wiegers  &  Joy Beatty

With the rise in popularity of agile methods, business analysts and product owners often use the term “agile requirements” to label their work.  We do not care for the term “agile requirements” because it implies that the requirements for an agile project are somehow qualitatively different from those for projects following other life cycles. A developer needs to know the same information to be able to correctly implement the right functionality regardless of the life cycle being used.

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Five Pitfalls to Avoid When Transitioning to a New Company

Paula Bell, CBAP & Business Analyst Certified, B2T

I have had the opportunity in my career to move, not only, from industry to industry, but from company to company. I have been a consultant as well as a full time employee throughout my career. As companies merge and/or begin to grow talent is needed and could come from anywhere. New/outside talent can bring in fresh wave of diverse perspectives and ideas. However, there should be some caution taken, if you are that new person entering into the organization. Whether you are a consultant, temporary employee or full time employee, here are 5 pitfalls that I have found in my career that can either make you or break you as you enter into new companies.

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Five Reasons Why You Need a Business Analyst as You Move to The Cloud

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Kavitha Narayanan, CBAP

Many organizations in the last year moved to Agile and eliminated the business analyst role. With the migration to the cloud the role of the business analyst is still being questioned.

If you want to know what a business analyst can offer in this fast changing IT world as you migrate to the cloud; here are the answers...

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Use Uncertainty to Win Business

Iavi Rotberg & Alina Horbovanu

A bid is like a product that, once designed, the team must be able to deliver it. This delivery includes manufacturing the product, testing it, preparing the marketing for the product launch and finally launch it.  We propose a staged approach that replace guessing a number with qualitative investigation. The model suggested, distilled from experience, shows how estimates are transformed into effort and, ultimately, into a coherent story with a price tag attached.

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