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Advice & Tips on How to Get Into the Tech Industry

Technology along with many other industries has this illusion you can only work in it if you are from a certain background.  I am sure you won’t be shocked or maybe you will be but women are woefully underrepresented in the tech industry across the western hemisphere.  There are many reasons for this; it can […]

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Embrace Gamestorming

Introduction First of all, let’s get this out of the way. Gamestorming is not new. Gamestorming is a collection of ‘games’ put together under the banner of ‘gamestorming’. As a business analyst (BA) I can assure you there will be many games in the book and on the website, that you have used in your […]

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Stop wasting time, visualise your workflow- Part two

I recently wrote a blog about the key 5 blockers that usually slow down or stop people progressing work through their workflow. You can find the blog here: http://www.modernanalyst.com/Resources/Articles/tabid/115/ID/5034/Make-your-work-visible.aspx. In this blog, I am going to focus on the key 3 tools that you can use to help you identify the pain points in your […]

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Spider Dependency

Stakeholder analysis Stakeholder analysis is a vital component of a BA role, we have to work with a variety of stakeholders on a daily basis. When working on any project you will have stakeholders that you are dependent on, this could be due to various reasons. I often find when I am trying to map […]

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Cloud services- just like eating a pizza

Struggling to get your head around the different cloud services that are offered? As, more and more companies start to embrace cloud technology, it is vital that business analysts are able to identify the cloud service that is required to meet business requirements. As business analysts, we are often criticised for not getting involved in […]

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SWOT on Christmas 🎄

Have yourself a merry Christmas… is my favourite christmas song, as soon as I hear it whether it is in a store or in my car I instantly feel ready for christmas. Everything leading to christmas is wonderful, from the winding down at work, to drinking hot chocolate with marshmallows and visiting the christmas markets. […]

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