Monthly Archives: March 2018

A Simulationist’s Framework for Business Analysis: Combined Survey Results

These results are combined from versions of this talk given in Pittsburgh, DC, and Baltimore. List at least five steps you take during a typical business analysis effort. I would list the steps I take in conducting an analysis project … Continue reading

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A Simulationist’s Framework for Business Analysis: Round Three

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Structured Thought: Problem Solving

On Monday I attended a Meetup at the IIBA’s Pittsburgh Chapter for a presentation about structured problem solving given by a gentleman named Greg Acton. The presentation included an introduction of about twenty minutes, a small group exercise for another … Continue reading

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Of Pencils, the Division of Labor, Building Teams, and Knowing What the Heck Is Going On

The conversation at the watering hole after this evening’s CharmCityJS Meetup was interesting as usual. In between talking with and encouraging some of the younger attendees and speakers I spoke with a senior develop about a contract he was finishing … Continue reading

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