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Domain Knowledge Acquisition

I’ve touched on this subject briefly before, but I wanted describe it more directly. The simplest definition of domain knowledge, for me, is: what you need to know to create and apply effective solutions in a specific situation. Acquisition, of … Continue reading

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On Process Discovery, Domain Knowledge Acquisition, and Subject Matter Expert Interviews

This is a weird but true story … A complaint was received by the Pontiac Division of General Motors: This is the second time I have written you, and I don’t blame you for not answering me, because I kind … Continue reading

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Post University CIS Advisory Board Meeting 2021

Yesterday I participated in yet another of Post University’s Advisory Board meetings for its CIS department (see descriptions of previous years here). The participants included individuals with widely varying experience and perspectives, and it’s always interesting to hear what they … Continue reading

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Unified Theory of Business Analysis: Part Two

How The Fifty Business Analysis Techniques Apply to the Solution Effort and the Engagement Effort Yesterday I kicked off this discussion by clarifying the difference between the solution effort and the engagement effort. Again, the solution effort involves the work … Continue reading

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Discovery: Learning What’s In a Process

Discovery is observing or researching what’s in a system or process. It identifies facilities, entities, resources, information, and activities. These are the nouns and verbs that comprise the system or process under investigation. Discovery does not try to quantify the … Continue reading

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Methods of Observation

This past weekend my CBAP training course asked me to speak briefly on the technique of Observation. I reviewed the basic information in the BABoK itself and the training guide we’re using for the class, and I’ll refer to this … Continue reading

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Domain-Driven Design

At yesterday’s DC PHP Developer’s Community Meetup Andrew Cassell gave a really nice presentation on Domain-Driven Design. He described the major books in the field, some of the main movers and history, and what the idea is all about. In … Continue reading

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Scrum Product Owner – Basic Outline

I found it helpful to review my notes on the role of a Scrum Product Owner and place an outline here to which I can refer quickly. Three Pillars of Scrum Transparency Inspection Adaptation Iron Triangle (from Project Management) Scope … Continue reading

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