Embracing Change through Dance: The BA Boogie

The dance, which comprises three distinct steps, shares a fun and fresh way that business analysis professionals can look at their work.

The Business Analysis Song

Song played during the presentation about the BA Mindset at the Global Business Analysis Day.

Business Analysis is a Mindset

Understand different ways of describing Business Analysis and why it is important to approach it as a mindset.

The Brazilian BA into the multiverse

“There are different possible states of a Business Analyst. We may have opened the BA Multiverse!”

Corona Christmas

With changes happening in my family and around us, I had to write a new letter to Santa Claus changing my requirements. Context changes and we must find new alternatives to meet the business goals. That is when agility is important. Context always rules.

Requirements to Santa Claus

I decided to write Santa a requirements specification and make sure everything is well defined. Merry Christmas to all.

3 Different Agile Perspectives

Agile transformation impacts different roles differently. “The Agile Extension to the BABOK Guide introduces a multi level, rolling planning model to help practitioners, teams, and organizations to manage business analysis work, so they can quickly leverage learning and discover what provides the most actual value.” What values the most may change, depending on each one […]

Left or Right

What is the difference between Left or Right wing policies? In this video I used the technique of Concept Modeling to explain my personal understanding about this concepts. I strongly recommend everyone to understand the pros and cons of each side and to avoid extremist positions. The best way is on the search for a […]

What is Business Analysis?

I published this video in 2013 to explain BA to C-Level. BABOK Guide was there in version 2 (now 3 since 2015), but the message in the video still remains relevant. The voice you hear is from my friend Maureen McVey and the logo is from my company in Brazil, Gigante Consultoria. It took seven […]

The Role of Business Analyst in UI/UX

IIBA has the potential to unite BA’s from different continents and produce a result which helps the community. Here’s my second graphical illustration video based on my Indian friend, Suhas Kerurkar, article. As defined in the BABOK Guide, a Business Analyst must enable change by understanding the needs and recommending the most valuable solutions to […]

IIBA Global Business Analysis Salary Survey

I am supporting IIBA in spreading its Global Salary Survey worldwide. The more professionals participate, the better the information we’ll all use to plan our careers and make our own decisions. Come with me and Rosalyn Tan to support this initiative. Take the survey at https://www.iiba.org/ and share this video with your friends. Together we […]

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 […]

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 […]