A Business Objectives Model is an RML Objectives model that iterates through the business problems and business objectives of a project until arriving at the product concept (the solution the project will build)...
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“Alice in Wonderland”: Meet Wonderland’s Stakeholders

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Adam Alami, Sr. Business Analyst

Moving on, we will investigate the importance of the business analyst’s often delicate relationship with individual stakeholders.   A business analyst is a facilitator of change, and in affecting these changes within a company, the analyst must interact with multiple stakeholders of varying personalities. When identifying and delivering the necessary changes within a business, the analyst must develop and maintain a relationship with each individual stakeholder.  Each stakeholder will wield a different level of authority within the company and hold a certain amount of power over those changes that are coming into effect. Noting this, the analyst must take part in a careful balancing act, juggling these relationships in order to facilitate change with minimal difficulty.

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Business Model Canvas and Business Architecture

Daniel Lambert, VP at Benchmark

The Business Model Canvas is a common method to build a business plan in very large and small companies because it is both structured and very simple to understand. The Business Model Canvas is also very Customer-Driven. Yet, there has not been in the past an easy way to plan a detailed Business Architecture model starting from a Business Model Canvas to enable marketing and operation planning. In this article, we will demonstrate how to easily bridge a Business Model Canvas to a Business Architecture model to optimize with agility your marketing and operating modeling.

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Models in Agile Series: Business Objectives Models

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Candase Hokanson, Senior Product Manager at Seilevel

A Business Objectives Model is an RML Objectives model that iterates through the business problems and business objectives of a project until arriving at the product concept (the solution the project will build). The Business Objectives Model for a product or project aligns the team on exactly why they are undertaking the project/product and what business benefit will be realized from it.
Each Business Objectives Model has four main components...

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Could BDD have prevented Judgement Day?

Duncan Evans, Director of Training, Agility in Mind

I’ve observed a disconnect between stakeholders from the Pentagon and the engineers building the system. I’d like to show you a new technique called Behaviour Driven Development (BDD), which can help us explore how software will behave BEFORE it’s built.

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