Category: BA Essentials

Announcing – AAC Certification Course on Udemy

Announcing – AAC Certification Course on Udemy

Hello everyone, If you've not seen my announcement on LinkedIn, I have been very busy developing a course called Preparing for the Agile Analysis Certification Exam. It has been published on the Udemy platform, so it is available to everyone. This is a self-paced version of the course I have taught to Business Analysts across … Continue reading Announcing – AAC Certification Course on Udemy

Understanding the Agile Mindset

In today’s post, I will discuss The Agile Mindset. You may be thinking, why do they call this a mindset? Isn’t it simply a methodology or framework that is applied to solve a problem? Some clarity is needed to define what is a framework or a methodology. And with that clarity, we will show that Agile … Continue reading Understanding the Agile Mindset

Agile, Shmagile – What’s so Great About the Agile Manifesto?

Agile, Shmagile – What’s so Great About the Agile Manifesto?

According to legend, 17 people went to Snowbird Ski Resort in Utah in February 2001, desiring to codify a document uniting their various methodologies. What they came up with was the Agile Manifesto. Agile Manifesto We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have … Continue reading Agile, Shmagile – What’s so Great About the Agile Manifesto?

Basics of Agile part 3 – The Principles of Agile Business Analysis

Basics of Agile part 3 – The Principles of Agile Business Analysis

Welcome back to part 3 of the Basics of Agile series, where I focus on Agile from a Business Analysis perspective. This article introduces the Principles of Agile Business Analysis. These principles are detailed in the Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide (Agile Extension) from IIBA. This book, as the title suggests, is an addition to the BABOK®, also known … Continue reading Basics of Agile part 3 – The Principles of Agile Business Analysis

Basics of Agile part 1, What is Agile?

Basics of Agile part 1, What is Agile?

“Gentlemen, this is a football.”Vince Lombardi Welcome to the first of the Basics of Agile series. Basics are profound things. The more elemental, the greater the impact. Admittedly, if you are well experienced in Agile and see this article series, you might feel a bit like the Green Bay Packers when Coach Lombardi uttered the … Continue reading Basics of Agile part 1, What is Agile?