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Blackmetric Business Solutions is a niche Business Analysis consultancy offering bespoke Business Change, Improvement, Management Consultancy and Business Analysis services. We can help you to solve your business problems, streamline your processes to increase profit and have happier customers. At Blackmetric, we offer tailored consultancy to BA practices. We help teams create and implement a consistent analysis framework and embed best practice. We are an endorsed education provider of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)®, and provide a range of courses including those that are aligned to the CBAP®/CCBA™ qualifications.
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LATEST NEWS & BLOGs
News, useful updates and blog articles from the Blackmetric team
We’re extremely pleased to announce the launch of our new community webinar series. We’ll be working with a range of thought leaders in topics related to business analysis, who will be sharing their ideas and expertiese. On our first webinar we’ll be joined by Corrine Thomas of Choices Coaching whose session is entitled ‘An Introduction to NLP for BAs’.
-> Continue reading Webinar: Introduction to NLP for BAs with Corrine Thomas
We’re very pleased to announce that Blackmetric’s Principal Consultant Adrian Reed will be speaking at the Business Analysis Summit Southern Africa 2017. Adrian’s sessions are entitled: Keynote: And Then The Magic Happens: What BAs Can Learn From The World Of Magic Workshop: Systems Thinking: A Crucial BA Skill in an Uncertain World The conference will
-> Continue reading Blackmetric at BA Summit Southern Africa 2017
We’re really pleased to announce our newest course, which will be of interest to Business Analysts and Process Analysts who are adopting the Business Process Model & Notation (BPMN) standard. This two day interactive course is designed very much with the ‘real-world’ application of the notation in mind, and discussed how BPMN can be used
-> Continue reading New Course: Pragmatic BPMN
We’ve recently sent out the June/July edition of Blackmetric BA Digest–a round up of useful Business Analysis resources and articles from around the web. If you’re not yet a subscriber, you can read a copy here: Read BA Digest We hope that you find the newsletter useful, please do get in touch if there are topics
-> Continue reading Blackmetric BA Digest June/July — Get Your Copy!
We’re very pleased to announce that Blackmetric’s Principal Consultant Adrian Reed will be speaking at the Innovation, Business Change & Technology Forum Europe 2017. Adrian’s presentation is entitled “Strategy: Crucial Enabler or Tired Cliche?” and will explore how strategy is addressed in modern organisations. For more information, and to book your place, visit the conference website. A
-> Continue reading Blackmetric at Innovation, Business Change and Technology Forum Europe 2017
Are you interested in finding out more about IIBA®’s Multi-Level Business Analysis Certification Framework? Our short video below provides an overview, and will help you determine which is right for you. For further information, you can view the Certification page of our website, and if you’re interested in help achieving certification check out our training page. And
-> Continue reading [Video] IIBA® Multi-Level Certification Framework: An Overview (ECBA™, CBAP®, CCBA®, CBATL™)
In 2016, IIBA® released a new multi-level, compency based certification scheme. We have written an overview, which we hope you’ll find useful. Click here to read the overview
I suspect many people reading this article will, at some time in their career, have had the challenge of explaining what business analysis is. We’ve all had that dreaded moment when we meet someone for the first time, explain we’re a Business Analyst, and we’re met with a blank stare (often with a slight look of confusion… ‘Business…what?’). I am sure that we have all developed our own elevator pitch to explain the value that good business analysis enables.
We’re very pleased to say that Adrian Reed (Blackmetric’s Principal Consultant) recently presented at the Building Business Capability Conference, Las Vegas, and his presentation was recorded. You can view the presentation entitled Strategy: The Crucial Enabler below, complete with slides and audio — in total it’s around 55 minutes long. Here is a brief description of the session:
-> Continue reading [Video] Strategy: The Crucial Enabler
We recently presented a webinar, hosted by IRM UK, focussing on the importance of avoiding early solutioneering during projects. The webinar is entitled Helping Stakeholders to Take a Step Back and Avoid the “Solution Illusion” and we’re pleased to say that the recording is available to watch below. Enjoy! (NB: If you find this webinar
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