For Everyone

How to avoid the curse of knowledge

How not to feel incompetent or overwhelmed when changing industry or business domain

How to find work that you love

Are you making this depressingly classic average performer mistake?

Stop making these career mistakes

For Business Analysts

Improving your craft

The top 5 mistakes IT business analysts make when writing software requirements

How to deal with ambiguity at the beginning of a project and not feel paralyzed

How to convince your stakeholders to follow your recommendation when it contradicts the direction they set out for your project

How to help your project succeed

How to become a much better stakeholder interviewer

Career advice

Don’t ask for recognition, earn it

Three lessons business analysts can learn from product managers

Don’t wait for the perfect conditions to become a star BA

How to avoid the impostor syndrome

For BA Managers

Increase the success rate of your software projects by changing your reward system

The 3 Tests of Effective Performance Measures for Business Analysts (PDF)

Measuring the Performance of Business Analysts (ebook)

Who is in charge of the requirements for your outsourced software project?

For Product Managers & Product Owners

Stop prioritizing features

Beware of “special features”: the myth of a good problem to have

Why prioritizing features based on number of customer requests is a terrible idea


Modern Analyst

Practical Analyst


Projects at Work (search for “Adriana Beal”)

Bridging the Gap