Category Archives: Tools and methods

BA Webinar Series 05: Simulation

Today I gave this webinar for the Tampa IIBA Lunch and Learn Series. The slides are here.

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BA Webinar Series 04: The Solution

Today I gave this webinar for the Tampa IIBA Lunch and Learn Series. The slides are here.

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BA Webinar Series 03: Unified Theory of Business Analysis

Today I gave this webinar for the Tampa IIBA Lunch and Learn Series. The slides are here.

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BA Webinar Series 02: Engagement Phases In Detail

Today I gave this webinar for the Tampa IIBA Lunch and Learn Series. The slides are here.

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BA Webinar Series 01: Requirements Traceability Matrices

Today I gave this webinar for the Tampa IIBA Lunch and Learn Series. The slides are here.

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Documentation

I’ve written a lot of different kinds of documentation in my career, and I list and describe them here. Some types of documentation are formal, as in manuals written for various phases of a project, but others will be more … Continue reading

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Understanding and Monitoring Microservices Across Five Levels

Did I know anything about microservices (or DevOps, or…) when I landed at Universal recently? No, I did not. Did that stop me from figuring it out in short order? Nope. Did that stop me from being able to reverse-engineer … Continue reading

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Using Data In My Framework and In Simulations

I recently wrote about how data is collected and used in the different phases of my business analysis framework. After giving the most recent version of my presentation on the subject I was asked for clarification about how the data … Continue reading

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Combined Survey Results (late March 2019)

The additional survey results from yesterday are included in the combined results here. List at least five steps you take during a typical business analysis effort. Requirements Gathering Initiation Testing QA Feedback User acceptance Requirement Elicitation UX Design Software Design … Continue reading

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A Simulationist’s Framework for Business Analysis: Round Five

Today I gave this talk at the Project Summit – Business Analyst World conference in Orlando. The slides I used for this presentation are here. The most recent version of the slides, which includes links to detailed discussions of more … Continue reading

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