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 BA Jam Festival – What would you do?

Have some fun with some of the most know speakers in the field of Business Analysis answers for the game “What would you do?”

Friday the 13th – Special for the BA Jam

Join a global gathering of BAs in ‘The Brazilian BA Special for BA Jam Friday the 13th,’ exploring past, present, and future BA challenges and stories.

Past, Present & Future of BA: H. Podeswa and Y. Kosarenko

Explore key insights on business analysis evolution with experts Howard Podeswa & Yulia Kosarenko. Discover trends, skills, and strategic roles in BA.

What is the accent of Business Analysis?

Just like me, business analysis also carries a sound that reveals its origin. This communication accent should not limit its scope.

How to unlock a business analysis career?

Laura Brandenburg explores the path to success in a business analysis career. Tips, strategies for progression, self-assessment, and best opportunities.

How can we solve business problems with technology?

Discover the pivotal role of business analysts in deciphering core issues, aligning technology solutions, and driving organizational success.

Business Analysis with Artificial Intelligence in Year 20XX

Discover how business analysis with artificial intelligence will revolutionize business agility driving efficiency and innovation.

“Real needs” investigation – elicitation techniques applied

WORKSHOP: The Business Analyst is encouraged to take responsibility for identifying the “real” problems and opportunities and enabled to do it using the right elicitation technique for each situation.

The Future of Business Analysis with Artificial Intelligence

PRESENTATION: A multimedia exciting presentation with music, dance, the live participation of ChatGPT as a real character, and a plot twist final exploring the exciting possibilities and challenges of business analysis in the age of AI.

BACCM Canvas – Episode IV A new hope

FLASH WORKSHOP: The BA core concepts are applied to a practical case study in a very interactive session based on the Star Wars movie.

Business Analysis is not a role. BA is a mindset.

PRESENTATION: The Brazilian BA uses interactive video and live music to engage and illustrate how the Business Analysis Mindset is available to any professional

High-Impact Business Analysis: Special Skills And Mindset That Generate Success

Have you ever wondered how to drive an organization’s success? Understand the power of high-impact business analysis and how to develop it.

Sustainability Requirements: a new concept in Business Analysis

Stefan Bossuwé and Ines Vanlangendonck discuss the topic of sustainability requirements and how that may be applied in a BA perspective.

A useful framework to explain the Business Analysis Mindset

The methodology used to describe the business analysis mindset in a comparative table that makes it simple and easy to understand for any person.

What’s the value of volunteering for the BA Community?

Linda Parker and Julia Newell share their experiences related to the value of volunteering and provide practical tips on how you can make a difference in your BA community.

How can mindfulness help a business analyst?

Kathy Berkidge explains how incorporating mindfulness into the workday can lead to a more productive and fulfilling career.

How can Chat GPT support Business Analysts?

In my second interview with Chat GPT Assistant, we could see some practical examples of it working together with a Business Analyst.

Chat GPT as a tool for business analysis

The use of language models as Chat GPT in Artificial Intelligence can leverage the productivity of Business Analysis.

How can Neuroscience be applied to the Business Analysis Mindset?

Based on laboratory studies, Trent Leopold, a neuroscientist and business analysis expert, shares some takeaways that Neuroscience offers to Business Analysts.

How different are Business Analysis and Business Architecture certifications?

Amanda Zurn shares her experience as a Certified Business Analysis Professional (IIBA-CBAP) and a Certified Business Architect (BA Guild Certified).

How is the Business Analysis role evolving?

Igor Arkhipov tells us how the role of the BA is actually diverse and currently changing and makes some predictions of what we may see in the next 5-10 years ahead.

How can BA managers improve the skills of their team?

Scott Bennett provides some tips from his experience as a BA Manager to make people develop their skills with the help of others in the team.

How can we manage risks?

Indy Mitra explains that Business Analysts should be considered as controls to mitigate risks and enhance the chance to get better benefits from business initiatives.

What’s the connection between business analysis and business analytics?

Keith Ellis presents the key competencies to become a data-driven organization.

Should Business Analysis be promoted as a Mindset?

Delvin Fletcher, CEO of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), explains why the BA Mindset is important, and what else one needs to help a business get better outcomes.

Business Analysis is a Mindset

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

How can we make change stick?

Filip Hendrickx provides very useful tips to transform organizations in a way that change may persist.

Why should BAs be involved in strategic planning?

Barbara Carkenord expands the horizon for Business Analysis professionals showing how they may apply BA skills at different organizational levels.

How does Business Analysis work in digital transformation initiatives?

Alexander Belin explains the difference between digital and regular transformations and advises BAs on the challenge they must deal with.

What is a Business Analysis mindset?

Yulia Kosarenko explains how a BA mindset targets the motivation of any professional to look for better business outcomes.

How is Business Analysis evolving?

Keith Ellis tells us about how Business Analysis is expanding and creating new opportunities for many professionals.

What is a T-shape business analyst?

Debra Paul explains how a service view can guide the development of a BA professional.

How can visual thinking help Business Analysts?

Paddy Dhanda and Grant Wright show you how to put visual thinking into practice.

How can we make workshops work?

Dr. Penny Pullan shares some tips to plan an effective workshop.

What is the business analysis value proposition?

Could we define a single specific value proposition for Business Analysis? Debra Paul doesn’t think so.

Business Analysis as a Service

Christina Lovelock explains how to define and organize Business Analysis as a structured service in an organization, giving clarity about the role of BAs.

What’s the difference between BA, PM and PO?

Kevin Brennan explains the difference between business analyst, product manager and product owner.

What’s the connection between Lean Six Sigma, Business Analysis, and Agile?

Vince Mirabelli defines the contribution of each discipline to reach better business outcomes.

Why is business analysis essential pre-project?

Adrian Reed explains the necessity of answering WHY? and WHAT? before defining HOW? And, despite there is not a single order for that, there must be an alignment to put projects on track.

Should an executive be a Business Analyst?

Alain Arseneault explains why Business Analysis must be done at a Strategic level to guide better business decisions.

Global BA Day

A small comic strip to celebrate this important date.

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 […]

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 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 […]