BA Must-Reads: #1 User Stories

1. Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve Your User Stories Very easy to read in one sitting, as well as being a trusty point of reference you can refer to again and again. But, what I particularly like about this book is that it doubles up as a helpful set of prompts and talking points for community ‘share […]

How to make your work more visible as an Agile BA

Something I often hear from other BAs working in multi-disciplinary Agile teams is that their work sometimes seems invisible. Or at least, less visible when compared to other professions. To put that in context, designers will likely be mocking up various designs that they develop and share iteratively. Devs regularly build and release new features. […]

Big 5 Predictions for Business Analysis in 2022

Without a doubt, the past 2 or so years have been some of the most challenging times that most of us will have had to endure. But as we gradually see signs of slowly emerging from the pandemic — one thing that will be strikingly clear to many digital professionals, is how much the world […]

Seven things music could teach you about what it takes to be a good business analyst

I must admit, I’ve been excited to write this, since the moment I first read Mike Cohn’s blog ‘Ten Things The Beatles taught me about being Agile’. So, please bear with me over the next few minutes whist I try to blend my love of good tunes, tongue-in-cheek humour, and business analysis all into a few […]