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BA Webinar Series 11: Management Observations and Agile Deep Dive

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

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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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BA Webinar Series 06: What BAs Should Know About Software

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

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Communicating With Leaders

Yesterday I attended the Tampa IIBA’s chapter meeting to see the presentation given by Kara Sundar, titled Communicating With Leaders: Increase Your Productivity and Influence. The presentation was very effective and based on materials from the book Change Intelligence by … Continue reading

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Monitoring System Health and Availability, and Logging: Part 4

One more piece of context must be added to the discussion I’ve written up here, here, and here, and that is the place of these operations in the 7-layer OSI communications model. The image above is copied from and linked … Continue reading

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Monitoring System Health and Availability, and Logging: Part 3

Now that we’ve described how to sense error states and something about how to record logging information on systems running multiple processes, we’ll go into some deeper aspects of these activities. We’ll first discuss storing information so errors can be … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh IIBA Meetup: Do You Think You Are a Good Listener? Let Us Surprise You!

This evening’s talk at the Pittsburgh IIBA Meetup was about communication skills. Although there was some discussion about conveying messages the emphasis was on how to receive them. Both are important to business analysts. BAs must provide context for what … Continue reading

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Who’s the Boss?

An interesting subject came up at the post-presentation hangout of this evening’s CharmCityJS Meetup. I was talking with a fellow attendee about the fact that I’d rather be an analyst, requirements engineer, and architect than a full-time coder (not that … Continue reading

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