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5 Things Every Business Analyst Should Know

Business Requirements

Techniques for Gathering Requirements   There are a variety of techniques that can be used successfully to gather business requirements and which one(s) you use will depend on the type of projects and the types of people involved in the project. The most common are brainstorming, story-boarding/story-telling, interviewing and prototyping. …

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What’s the Point of Business Analysis?

project management decisions

With so many proponents of an agile approach to project management where projects are started with a rough idea of the requirements and then the objectives are refined as the project progresses in short bursts, you could be forgiven for thinking that detailed business analysis and the preparation of detailed …

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Change Request or Missing Requirement?

project management decisions

  Every project that I have ever been involved in has had many, many discussions and meetings about changes. Any project manager with plenty of experience will know that change management is an important part of any project, irrespective of whether you are using PMP, PRINCE2, APMP or any other …

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How to fix a failing project

project management issues

Your project is circling the drain.  You know it, your team members know it, even the guy that delivers the sandwiches knows it.  Somehow though, your management haven’t gotten wind of it yet.  Let’s try and keep it that way, at least until you have fixed the problem. Get back …

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Eliminate Pointless Project Meetings

Building a project team

Some project managers seem to have an addiction to meetings. Arranging a meeting to discuss a meeting even! OK, there’s an obvious need to keep people informed to ensure that everyone is singing from the same hymn sheet, but sometimes the frequency and types of meeting become ridiculous and unnecessary, …

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Questioning Project Management

project management decisions

Project Management as a profession has to be one of the most elusive to define. Should anyone enquire as to what you do for a living, your reply is almost guaranteed to provoke some puzzled follow-up questions. Maybe the best way to answer this question would be just to list …

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