Security vs Flexibility vs Automation vs Compliance (Part – 2)

In continuation from my previous post, let me share few stories about Security vs Compliance vs Flexibility....

Topics: security Solution Assessment Stakeholder Engagement Risk Management Business Analysis

Security vs Flexibility vs Automation vs Compliance (Part - 1)

Everybody who has been in IT Industry long enough would have played the balancing game between factors mentioned in the title of this post at some time or other. It is amazing I have run into such balancing game so many times in past few months! I will present few stories in my next few posts, and what I learnt from them.

Topics: Solution Assessment Stakeholder Engagement Risk Management Business Analysis

Committing to Estimates

In one of my recent discussions on IIBA group in LinkedIn, related to whether BA's should be involved in estimation, a point came up about when does an estimate become a commitment for an organization. Thanks David Owens for participating in that discussion and raising a question that inspired this post!

Topics: Cone of Uncertainty Stakeholder Engagement Scoping 1000 Words Estimation Business Analysis

Obtaining a headstart on requirements

How many times has a client asked you - "Can you send me a format in which I can write requirements? I want to use the format you normally use so that it is easy to understand for your team..." If your experience is similar to mine - scores of times. Sure enough, we send them samples and templates. How many clients came back with a filled in template? None. Why?

Topics: Elicitation Tools and Techniques Documentation Stakeholder Engagement Collaboration 1000 Words Mindmap Business Analysis

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