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LATEST NEWS & BLOGs
News, useful updates and blog articles from the Blackmetric team
In this #BACommunity Webinar we’ll be joined by Callum Akehurst-Ryan who will discuss the crucial topic of Diversity and Inclusion, examining why it can be particularly important in analysis and testing. The session will take place December 2nd at 18:30 UK time. The session is completely free to attend, but places are limited so please do register early
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During the BA Conference Europe 2019, we interviewed Kay Hardy of Capita to discuss what Rich Pictures are and why we might use them as BAs. You can see the interview below.
During the BA Conference Europe 2019, we interviewed Liz Calder of Blue Raccoon Ltd to discuss the thorny topic of Modern Ethics. You can watch the interview below: If you liked this video, be sure to check out our other videos and recorded webinars.
In this #BACommunity Webinar we’ll be joined by Marian Way who will discuss how to address conflict using ‘clean language’. If you have never heard of clean language before, or if you regularly deal with tricky conflict situations in projects, this will be a webinar that you’ll want to join. The session is entitled From Conflict to
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In this #BACommunity Webinar we were joined by Dr Debra Paul (Managing Director of Assist KD), David Beckham (Senior Business Analyst, Aviva), Christina Lovelock (BA Practice Lead at the University of Leeds), Lawrence Darvill (Chair of BA Manager Forum and director of Assist KD) for a panel discussion covering the tricky topic of BA Careers. Webinar DescriptionBusiness analysis is
-> Continue reading Webinar Recording: Business Analysis Careers Panel: How to get in, how to progress, and what next?
Blackmetric’s Adrian Reed recently spoke via ‘Livestream’ at a GTA University Centre event. Adrian’s presentation was entitled “Pre-Project Problem Analysis: A Crucial Enabler For Project Success” and we are very pleased to say that the session was recorded. You can watch the recording below. If you are interested in this session, you may also be
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We’re very pleased to announce that Adrian Reed, Principal Consultant at Blackmetric, will be speaking twice at the Building Business Capability (BBC) conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which takes place November 11th – 15th. Adrian is presenting the following sessions: A half-day workshop entitled: “Navigating The Mess: Practical Techniques For Early BA Engagement” An 50 minute
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In this #BACommunity Webinar we were joined by Dr Debra Paul (Managing Director of Assist KD) Stefan Bossuwé (Holistic Business Analyst at Stef BOSS Coaching & Consulting) and Craig Jeffries (Business Designer and Principal BA at Jeffries Blue) for a panel discussion covering the differences (and similarities) between business and systems analysis. The webinar was recorded
-> Continue reading Webinar Recording: Business Analysis and Systems Analysis: Closely Connected or Miles Apart?
Webinar Recording: Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe): Bloated Bureaucracy or an Enabler for Business Agility? with Almudena Rodriguez Pardo
In this #BACommunity Webinar we were joined by Almudena Rodriguez Pardo of Rodriguez Pardo & Associates for a lively discussion about a topic that creates much debate in the BA community and beyond! The webinar was entitled “Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe): Bloated Bureaucracy or an Enabler for Business Agility” and the session was recorded. You can view the recording
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Webinar Recording: Assessments: When should we use them, when should we lose them? With Curtis Michelson
In this #BACommunity Webinar we were joined by Curtis Michelson of Minds Alert for an interactive discussion on the pros an cons of assessments. The webinar was entitled “Assessments: When should we use them, when should we lose them?” and iit was recorded. You can watch the recording below. References and LinksDuring the webinar, the following articles, concepts
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