Tag Archives: project management

Approach Contexts for Potential Solutions

As I’ve been pondering different aspects of my engagement framework, the management environments I’ve experienced, and the nature of the solutions I’ve helped create or that I’ve learned about through other means, it occurs to me that potential solutions are … Continue reading

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A Fascinating Simulation-Based Method for Risk Analysis

While piling up the final PDUs I need to renew my PMP, I encountered a fascinating discussion of risk (and budgeting) analysis and management techniques, presented by the internationally recognized risk management expert Dr. David T. Hulett. The video I … Continue reading

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Business Analysis Embedded Within Project Management

I often describe the process of business analysis as being embedded in a process of project management. I’ve also described business analysis as an activity that takes place within a project management wrapper. Engagements (projects) may be run in many … Continue reading

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BA Webinar Series 10: Business Analysis Overlaps with Other Practice Areas

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

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Iteration and Feedback: The Key to Making Projects and Teams Work

The Product Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) teaches that most project failures are caused by poor team dynamics. That may be true, but that’s just a specific case of a larger problem. The more foundational idea is that trouble arises … 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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Addendum To Process Described in Post on Domain-Driven Design

I’ve edited the post from May 11th that describes my preferred project/VV&A methodology. I was reminded, while viewing some excellent presentations at the Project Summit / Business Analyst World conference in DC this week (at which I volunteered) that I … Continue reading

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Domain-Driven Design

At yesterday’s DC PHP Developer’s Community Meetup Andrew Cassell gave a really nice presentation on Domain-Driven Design. He described the major books in the field, some of the main movers and history, and what the idea is all about. In … Continue reading

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