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LATEST NEWS & BLOGs
News, useful updates and blog articles from the Blackmetric team
We’re pleased to announce that in our next BA community webinar we’ll be joined by Gavin Meikle of Inter-Activ, who will be providing practical tips on designing and delivering a powerful presentation. Webinar: Powerful, Persuasive Presentations for BAs – How to move your audience towards action The session will be held on 8th May 2018 at 18:30 GMT (UK Time). The
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We’re pleased to announce that in our next BA community webinar we’ll be joined by Sarah Coleman of Business Evolution, who will be discussing the thorny issue of influencing without authority, which is extremely relevant to the BA world. Sarah’s session is entitled Influencing without Authority: Developing Organisational Intelligence The session will be held on 8th March 2018 at 18:30
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In this BA Community webinar, we were joined by Liz Calder of Blue Raccoon, who discussed why it is useful for business analysts to understand cognitive biases. Liz’s session was entitled: Are you thinking what you think you’re thinking? The webinar was recorded and can be viewed below. If you’d like to hear about future webinars, and
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We’re really pleased to say that Adrian Reed, Principal Consultant at Blackmetric, recently presented a global IIBA webinar on the topic of systems thinking. The webinar was recorded, and can be viewed below: If you’d like to hear about future BA news and webinars, and receive a handy newsletter every 4-6 weeks, you can Join
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In this BA Community webinar, we were joined by Neil Mullarkey, author of ‘Seven Steps to Improve your People Skills‘, actor, and co-founder the world famous improvisation group The Comedy Store Players. Neil’s session was entitled: Soft Skills, Hard Business This is a topic that I am sure will resonate with many of us, as the interpersonal
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We are pleased to announce that, in partnership with IRM UK, we are running a two day version of our course Pre-Project Problem Analysis: Practical Techniques for Early Business Analysis Engagement. This practical and hands-on course is an excellent choice for Business Analysts and other project professionals who need to engage with tricky problems early in the
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We’ve recently sent out the November/January 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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In this BA Community Webinar, we were joined by Almarie Meyer of Almey Insights whose session was entitled : Assertiveness and the Power of NO I am sure this is a topic that will resonate with many of us in the business analysis community, as it is often difficult to juggle competing priorities and projects. The
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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 Orlando, Florida, which takes place November 6th – 10th. Adrian is presenting the following sessions: A half-day workshop entitled: “Systems Thinking, a Crucial BA Skill in an Uncertain World” An hour
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We’re very pleased to announce that Blackmetric’s Principal Consultant Adrian Reed will be speaking at the BA Conference Europe on 26th September 2017. Adrian’s presentation is entitled “Systems Thinking: A Crucial BA Skill in an Uncertain World”. For more information, and to book your place, visit the conference website. A short abstract of Adrian’s session is included below: Systems Thinking:
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