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September 3, 2019
How Scrum Can Change the Way You Work?   Today everyone wants to master Scrum but no one wants to understand what it exactly is and what its salient features are. The Information Technology (IT) and IT-enabled Services (ITeS) sectors in India and elsewhere consider it to be the process that is going to take them to the stars. But, if Scrum would […] Read More »
July 10, 2019
Keeping High-Level Requirements High-Level   Stakeholders dislike repeated questions about their needs. They do not separate the details from the HLRs. But all is not lost. They do like being in on the sessions of project planning especially when they have a stakeholder role in it. Eliciting and organizing these HLRs to form a list of topics like the […] Read More »
July 7, 2019
Three Modes of Business Analysis Consulting   A consultant for BA normally is a collaborator, expert, or an additional pair-of-hands when facing clients. The book by Process Impact’s Principal Consultant Karl Wiegers is about these three modes of interactions. Let us explore these to learn more.  1. The independent model: The Expert: The expert works with clients who have pain-areas and […] Read More »
June 27, 2019
“Agile Requirements With Karl Wiegers: What’s The Big Deal? “   Software companies are using Agile methodology and even the BAs are calling their work ‘Agile Requirements’. According to Karl Wieger, there is a huge difference between the activities for requirements on traditional and agile projects. Rather the work specified as “agile requirements” is not very conceptually different having evolved from the traditional waterfall methods. […] Read More »
June 9, 2019
Retrospectives Make Better Product Outcomes   Most product managers and coaches struggle with frustrating outcomes. The answer to such a situation lies in the retrospectives. The Retrospectives-tool is an essential of the PMs toolkit and relies on learning, transparency and exploring curiosity in a safe environment. The product retrospectives can transform product processes, improve products, and offers an opportunity for […] Read More »
March 22, 2019
Refine Your Product Backlog Continuously to Improve Flow   As you might already know, product Backlog is simply a list of everything you have to do to complete your project. It helps you find all your requirements for the product at a single source. This article discusses how we can improve the product flow by continuously refining your product backlog. The Refinement Process […] Read More »
March 14, 2019
The Tester’s Role in Requirement Exploration   An exploratory tester is an important individual in every modern agile team. This testing process varies from traditional testing with personal freedom and responsibility given to the individual tester. It is simply defined as a type of testing where the test scenarios are created by the testers on the go rather than creating in […] Read More »
January 31, 2019
The Charm Of User Stories   Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. The simplicity of a user story allows for this approach becoming the fundamental artefact in your project armoury. Let us understand two simple concepts in user stories which highlight how a user story operates and the INVEST acronym holding it together. These two simple techniques of […] Read More »
January 30, 2019
Three Questions To Determine If An Organization Is Agile Being Agile is a continuous process and a way of thing. One should never expect 100% Agility. Just as every sport is larger than its practitioners no matter how famous they are. The same applies to Agility! There will be areas of improvement, techniques of excellence and some areas of total failure. Just to give […] Read More »
December 27, 2018
The Past, Present and Future of Business analysis Over the years technology has bridged many gaps. These gaps existed between processes, skills and resources. However, an interesting turn of events happened with the era of Business analysis. This brought a time where data became the real asset and insights, disruptions and innovations followed.  Not only this, data analysis helped solving recurrent business problems, […] Read More »