Tag Archives: agile analysis

PMI Global Congress 2014—North America

Notes on PMI’s New Business Analysis Track I’ve been to PMI® Global Congress a few times in the past and always felt like an outsider. As a full-time business analyst (BA), I rarely found sessions that really hit on tips … Continue reading

Posted in Business Analysis, Project Management, Requirements | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Took the PMI-PBA Exam

Impressions of the Exam PMI has announced a new certification for business analysis work: the Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)℠. I took the pilot exam and wanted to share my initial thoughts. As part of the pilot group, I agreed … Continue reading

Posted in Business Analysis, Exam Prep | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Discovering Agile in Unexpected Places

The Kitchen Remodel I have hired a contractor to remodel my kitchen and am seeing lots of agile techniques being used! I don’t think my contractor knows he is using agile techniques, but I recognize them and think they are … Continue reading

Posted in Agile, Requirements, Training & Development, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Analysis Slows Agile—Good Thing!

Most agile approaches don’t include the role of the business analyst (BA) or even discuss any analysis work. Analysis is the process of understanding needs, finding the root cause of problems, and brainstorming about the best solutions.This is a critical-thinking process … Continue reading

Posted in Agile, Business Analysis, Requirements | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments