Agile for Business Analysts

This past week I was fortunate enough to be a speaker at the Agile Development Practices show in Orlando, Florida.  I had a great time while I was there.  I was even asked to be part of a 3-member panel sponsored by Borland to speak about agile transitions.  I was honored by the invitation to the

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Agile and various bodies of knowledge (PMBOK and BABOK)

In case you aren’t aware, there are at least two international organizations which have created impressive bodies of knowledge.  The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA – www.iiba.org) and the Project Management Institute (PMI – www.pmi.org) have created the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) and Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) respectively.  Both

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What do you want next?

The software industry today is plagued by long release cycles for important products. That is one of the many reasons why companies are going to agile methodologies. In doing so companies hope to deliver software on a more regular basis. They feel this will make for happier customers. Of course I’m not going to say

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