Backlog Management

Who needs to manage a backlog? Only those who have a lot to do and little time (or resources), that is, nowadays, everyone. This video is a class that is part of the online course BABOK Guide Business Analysis produced by #thebrazilianba. Leave a comment or get in touch if you are interested and want […]

Business Analysts role in RFP

In RFP (Request For Proposal) different companies share informations about a problem or opportunity to be addressed. And Business Analysis operates in both sides of this communication. RFP is a request in which an issuer asks responders to submit proposals demonstrating how a product or service they offer can solve the issuer’s requirements. Read the […]

Requirements Management

A project is expected to meet its deadline, budget and scope. But, in many cases, even if commitments are fulfilled, managers and administrators do not understand why their projects and investments fail in the main objetive: meeting the needs for which they were created. This short video presents what is requirements management, and how this […]

Roles Specialization

Does your organization need formal roles for Business Analyst, System Analyst, Project Manager, Quality Assurance Analyst, Tester, Enterprise Architect, Business Architect, Information Architect, Database administrator, Product Owner, Product Manager, Business Owner, Scrum Master, Agile Coach, UX Designer, UI Designer…? (this list is endless) In this small story I try to explain where and how specialization […]

Who’s to blame in Mrs. Johnson’s garden?

What is business analysis? And who is responsible to do it? A lot of projects struggles by misunderstanding the needs of the customers or deciding for sub-optimal solutions to address those needs. Business Analysis techniques and principles may help you and your business to achieve better outcomes.

The root of the problem

Does your business strive to address effects or causes of problems? The analysis of a problem and the identification of the most appropriate solution can be done in a structured and organized way. Root cause analysis is a technique that guides us to seek the true source of problems, to solve it properly and not […]

Effective Communication

Communicating clearly and unambiguously is an art. But it needs to be more than that, it needs to be a science. Professional organizations cannot be at the mercy of the fact that everything that is implied in a message is properly “guessed” by their interlocutors. Techniques such as Concept Modeling, shown in this video, and […]

Maria’s chocolate candies

Analyzing Maria´s business anybody can understand why the separation between processes and rules is a fundamental concept in business modeling. This division can help to simplify and manage organizations.

The Sultan’s Project

The Sultan’s Project is a fable created by Fabrício Laguna to present, in a playful and simple way, how concepts from various disciplines complement each other in a problem-solving process. In this 5 minutes video, disciplines such as Business Analysis, Project Management, Systems Analysis, Quality Assurance and Change Management are related to show how a […]