Tag Archives: Bob’s Analytic Framework

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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Unified Theory of Business Analysis: Part Four

How Different Management Styles Work Solutions, and let’s face it, those quite often involve the development and modification of software these days, can be realized in the context of many different types of organization. A lot of bandwidth is expended … 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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What Do I Mean By “Solve The Problem Abstractly?”

Requirements and Design Phases Looking at the phases I’ve described in my business analysis framework, I wanted to describe the major difference between the step for requirements and design. The artifacts created as part of these phases, which usually include … Continue reading

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Combined Survey Results, Updated (March 2019)

With the addition of survey data taken at recent meetups in Orlando and Tampa, the combined results are updated here. List 5-8 steps you take during a typical project. These vary, but mostly follow a recognizable pattern, in rough keeping … Continue reading

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Business Analysis Survey: Round Five

I collected more survey responses at the recent Tampa IIBA meetup, and the results are posted below. List 5-8 steps you take during a typical project. listen – to stakeholders and customers analyze – documents, data, atc. to understand thhings … Continue reading

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A Simulationist’s Framework for Business Analysis: Round Four

Yesterday I gave my talk at the Orlando IIBA chapter meetup. The updated presentation is here: https://www.rpchurchill.com/presentations/zSimFrameForBA_Orlando/SimFrameForBA.html This presentation was a bit different than previous ones because I’ve begun to add some new material dealing with what I call The … Continue reading

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Follow-up: A Way To Use Jira for Everything?

Today I continue yesterday’s discussion of ways to implement an RTM and my framework using Jira, except this time I want to talk about using Jira for every phase of an effort and not just for implementation and testing. Given … Continue reading

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