CBAP, Six Sigma, Requirements Traceability, BPM, SOA and more...
Here's another great issue packed with BA-centric articles:
> Cultivating CBAP Competencies for Your Rise to the Top
> Six Sigma and the Business Analyst
> The Business Analyst of Tomorrow (and Now Today)
> The Value of Requirements Traceability
> Webinar: How Lean & Nimble BPM Helps Analysts Drive Business Change
> Webinar: Requirements Best Practices from Haworth
> 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
The Cream of the Crop: Cultivating CBAP Competencies for Your Rise to the Top
by Glenn Brule, Executive Director of Client Solutions, ESI
While Business Analysts are in demand, only the best will do. We investigate quintessential business analysis professional competencies, with a discussion of how academics and application can work together for your success. Key planning and preparation insights for CBAP certification are also uncovered.
Six Sigma and the Business Analyst
by Kimberly Terribile, Manager of Business Analysis, Pfizer
I began my career at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young where doing business analysis and implementing large scale systems was my job. At that time, I just thought everyone intrinsically knew you had to understand the business and all the requirements before you begin designing a system (whether custom built or off the shelf).
The Business Analyst of Tomorrow (and Now Today)
by Treff LaPlante, CEO at WorkXpress
We are witnessing a marked increase in both the importance of and focus on the work of the business analyst that is directly proportional to the depth with which cloud computing services are utilized. What's more, we are experiencing a shift in the tools and skills that our analysts and those of our customers are required to utilize.
The Value of Requirements Traceability
by Doug Goldberg, Senior Business Analyst
As the process of capturing and documenting business requirements matures, there is often a watershed moment when an organization must decide whether to perform traceability of requirements as part of that process. Most companies involved with a formal methodology for software development utilize some degree of traceability...
How Lean & Nimble BPM Helps Analysts Drive Business Change
Tue, Oct 20, 2009 10:00 AM Pacific (5:00 PM GMT) Register Now!
Requirements Best Practices from Haworth on Creating 'The Agency Within'
Wed, Sep 23, 2009 10:00 AM Pacific (5:00 PM GMT) Register Now!
World Congress for Business Analysts
November 16-18, 2009 - Anaheim, CA - More Details
Business Analysis Conference London
September 28-30, 2009, London - More Details
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