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Tag Archives: problem-solving
Root cause analysis is the process of digging into a problem in order to find out what actually caused it. In simple systems or situations this process is pretty straightforward, but of course we often work in situations that are … Continue reading
Today I gave this webinar for the Tom Woods School of Life Lunch and Learn Series. The slides are here.
When developing a solution or capability, it is usually good to make it as simple as possible — but no simpler. The key to walking the fine line between too simple and too complex (or too heavy or too expensive … Continue reading
I’ve touched on the idea of brainstorming previously, but today I wanted to address it specifically. The simplest way to describe brainstorming is that it is the act of generating as many options as possible, relevant to a particular situation, … Continue reading
Today I gave this webinar for the Tampa IIBA Lunch and Learn Series. The slides are here.
I recently gave this webinar for the Philadelphia IIBA monthly meeting. The slides are here.
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
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
A Tuesday session of the Project Summit / Business Analyst World conference (June 20th), featured an interesting talk by the New Jersey Department of Health’s Victoria Roza. She described methods of design and creativity coming out of a practice called … Continue reading