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2013 in review

January 1, 2014 by

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 100,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 4 days for that many people to see […]

Pragnalysis team announce launch of free Requirements Management Software Tool – “ReqLine”

May 16, 2011 by

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On medium and large scale projects, requirements management can become a difficult overhead.  Teams that rely on spreadsheet and word-processing software to create and manage requirements documents often find it difficult to maintain the traceability and inter-dependencies between requirements.   We all know the value of tracing, tracking and maintaining our requirements documents, but until now […]

How to Find Where New Process is Really Needed

March 31, 2011 by

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It’s great to learn new models. I LOVE models. I like to think about how they can be applied, and I get excited about both the predictive ability of models and the capacity for goodness that exists when a model is well executed. But I’ve learned that the reality is that you will never be […]

Business Analysis Technique #26 – Scenarios and Use Cases

March 2, 2011 by

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Several years ago I shared a series of articles in the Rational Edge for IBM that showcased real life applications of use cases and incremental development.  Two of those articles focused on replacing a legacy unemployment insurance system. The entire article provides a much more thorough introduction from that example – so take a quick […]

Celebrate success – PMP style

February 7, 2011 by

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  There’s no greater professional satisfaction than celebrating the success of friends.  I had the pleasure of doing that with three great TAPUniversity alums and new PMP’s: Geri, Mike and Mike at Sorintino’s in Omaha. Related articles Asad Naqvi: Passed the PMP Exam 23-01-2011 (pmhub.net) Certification Exam Feedback: PMP , CBAP , CISA , CISM […]

Risk from a Business Analysis Perspective

December 29, 2010 by

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The International Institute of Business Analysis was founded just a few years ago in 2003. In terms of professional associations it’s a new kid on the block.  Yet in a short time it’s made a profound impact on the discipline and profession of business analysis. One success factor of The IIBA for making a swift […]

Secondary Risk versus Residual Risk

December 28, 2010 by

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Synonymous term or a different term, that’s a common question we receive in our course delivery for secondary versus residual risks. Those two terms do sound quite a bit a like.  Are they? They’re similar concepts but are different! Secondary risk occurs once a risk event triggers and the appropriate management response strategy deployed.  The […]