Best Practices for Better Business Analysis

Best Practices for Better Business Analysis is the ongoing publication of practical best practices articles written by members of the business analysis community, and reviewed by a panel of their peers. 
 
The goal of Best Practices for Better Business Analysis™ is to provide you with tips, techniques, thoughts, and experience that will have a direct impact on your day-to-day practice of business analysis.

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Engaging Stakeholders in Elicitation and Collaboration
Author: Rahul Ajani

The Great Communicator
Author: Kelly Eull, CBAP

The Stakeholder All-Skate
Author: Terry Wiegmann, CBAP, CSQE, PSPO, ACG

A Business Analyst's Top 5 Challenges When Changing Industries
Author: Mary K. Hogan, CBAP

Strike the Balance - Stakeholder Management
Author: Dhanalakshmi Shanmugham, CBAP

Go with the BABOK® Flow
Author: Andre Plante

Business Analysis in an Agile World
Author: Tazeen Shaikh

Improving Business Analysis Performance: A systems model for evidence-based performance improvement
Lead Author: Julian Sammy

The Enterprise Triple Constraint
Author: Michael S. Zambruski MBA, CBAP, PMP

Business Concept Mapping for Better Communication and Scoping
Author: Thomas Frisendal

5 Common Business Requirements Mistakes and How to Fix Them
Author: Amanda Bennett

Object-Oriented Requirements Capture and Analysis
Author: Jim Poland

How to Use Enterprise Architecture to Deliver the Right Solution
Author: Sergio Luis Conte

Process Innovation - BAs Adding Extreme Value
Author: Jas Phul
September 2013

Defining Project Manager and Business Analyst Roles
Author: Barbara A. Carkenord, CBAP, PMP, PMI-ACP
August 2013

Developing Effective Agile Requirements
Author: Nancy Nee

Agile Challenges in a Contractual Environment
Author: Jason Frink

Discover Your Motivation
Author: Ahmad Khalifa

Calculating Confidence Intervals from Real Business Data - Using statistical methods to develop confidence intervals to develop measurable and meaningful inferences about data
Author: Sean David Christopher, MBA

Data Driven Requirements Gathering and Analysis for e-Commerce Applications
Author: Oksana Koveda

Amplifying Agile Practices with Business Analysis
Authors: Ellen Gottesdiener and Mary Gorman 

The Forgotten Requirement - Organizational Change
Author: Maureen McVey, CBAP

CARRDs: Constraints, Assumptions, Risks, Requirements, and Dependencies
Author: Julian Sammy, Enterprise Business Analyst