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 […]