Corrine Thomas

Webinar: Introduction to NLP for BAs with Corrine Thomas

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’.
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Blackmetric at BA Summit Southern Africa 2017

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
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Blackmetric BA Digest June/July — Get Your Copy!

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
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Adrian Speaking

Blackmetric at Innovation, Business Change and Technology Forum Europe 2017

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
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Road, metaphor for roadmap

[Video] IIBA® Multi-Level Certification Framework: An Overview (ECBA™, CBAP®, CCBA®, CBATL™)

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
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Bridge Cartoon

It’s Time To Ditch The Bridge

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.

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Metaphor for ideas

[Video] Strategy: The Crucial Enabler

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:
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Lightbulb filled with cogs: Metaphor for complexity of requirements

[Webinar Recording] Helping Stakeholders to Take a Step Back and Avoid the “Solution Illusion”

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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