Is working fun? Are your projects joyful? Claudia Michalik’s BA Game at the 2019 Business Analysis pre-conference workshops clearly showed me they could be, and perhaps even should be.
Susanne Schmidt-Rauch, a Swiss 'UXlerin', visited our latest BA & Beyond conference in March, where she talked herself about how user experience complements business analysis. She wrote about her learnings and experience recently. Very interesting to read how a UX person perceives business analysis! It's in German, but I've hand-picked a few key points that stick with me. Thanks for your article, Susanne!
Globalisation enables us to bring the best people from all around the world together virtually to create successful teams. At the same time, even people that work together physically have a lot of virtual interactions. At the latest BBC Conference, I talked to Penny Pullan, author and frequent speaker on facilitation and virtual working, which isn’t all that virtual after all.
The BA conference 2016: Transforming Ideas into Action. Far too much inspiration to wrap up in a short blog, but still, here are some of my takeaways.
Sometimes, it only takes twenty seconds of insane courage to get what we want. The courage to simply ask for it. Want to be involved during project initiation and not just execution? Ask. Want to try a new technique or approach your stakeholders are not used to? Do it and see what happens.
It’s been already two weeks after the end of the 2015 edition of the European Business Analysis Conference, but it still feels like yesterday. I’ve finally come around to write up some of the things that stick with me (a good trigger to revive my blog :)). Only some of the things, though: there were plenty other inspiring moments and ideas. But here’s a small sample to give you a taste.