Continuing to develop a failing project is a big challenge. Improving the environment and culture to ensure successful delivery requires integrating the bottom-up approach from a small task level with a top-down orientation of strategic management. Learn how to diagnose failure and implement useful techniques.
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When it comes to renewing your PMI credentials, it can sometimes be a challenge to find the full complement of PDUs you need. Now that the PMI Talent Triangle® has been introduced, the area at the base of the triangle (“Strategic and Business Management”) seems to be the most difficult for people. It doesn't have to be...
Almost every organization has either adopted or is planning to adopt agile-based models. Implementing agile for non-IT organizations is a greater challenge and requires a different approach. This article looks at a step-by-step approach to tentative agility for such organizations.
This paper uses the author's years of experience in studying various companies across the world that exhibit some kind of nonlinearity in their growth models. His analysis indicates that such companies do things differently. They approach the same problem in a different way, and tend to innovate.
With the federal mandate to improve IT performance, agencies such as USDA, HUD and Customs aren't standing still (or alone).
You’re a hardworking, successful business analyst (BA), and have just been told your organization is “going agile.” Perhaps you’ve heard a few details about the types of roles involved in an agile development environment, but nothing that really depicts how a BA fits into this new atmosphere. So what does this shift in your organization mean for you?
More organizations are integrating business analysis into their project management practices. What does a business analyst bring to a project, and how can these skills and responsibilities best work in concert with the project manager’s?
Companies that pursue business intelligence through a technology-driven approach get lots of cool graphs, but not information that allows them to make actionable decisions. Here's the right way to approach this all-important process.
For the role of a business analyst to survive, it ought to be transformed in focusing on data, strategy, innovation and value versus only requirements management. The purpose of this article is to unpack what the transformed business analyst role should embody in this digital upheaval.
Here is an executive guide to business analysis and project management terminology, including more than 200 definitions to help you better communicate with business analysts and project management professionals.