In my last article The future of IT business analysis – moving from ‘what the business needs’ to ‘what the customer needs I positioned that the business analyst role needs to evolve for digital transformation projects where the focus is on ‘customer systems’ rather than ‘business systems’.
In my role as an Equinox IT Senior Consultant specialising in business analysis, I often work on client projects with the goal of modernising their business processes, including their development practices. In a recent assignment, I came on board as the Lead Analyst, for a three phase project, part way through the first phase. In this article, I cover the activities that I undertook to help change the way in which the team was delivering, from Waterfall to Agile.
In my role as an Equinox IT Senior Consultant specialising in business analysis, I often work on client projects with the goal of modernising and digitising their business processes. In a recent assignment, I was asked to work as part of an Agile project team for a regulatory body to analyse and specify the business requirements and system requirements for the development of a mobile application. In this article, I cover the requirements analysis activities that I performed to ensure we delivered an application that successfully met the business’s needs.
As an Equinox IT Senior Consultant specialising in business analysis I do a great deal of client work with user stories. A couple of weeks ago I attended two of Gojko Adzic’s training courses in Auckland, including his ‘Getting more value out of your User Stories’ course. In this article I share my top three key take outs from that course.
Don’t you love it when you attend a business meeting that starts energetically and on time, the attendees are really present and actively discussing the agenda, resulting in clear decisions or action points? After a meeting like that, I walk out enthused, knowing work has been done well.