The Superpower Series

Here at Beal Projects we believe that you have the opportunity to take control of your career, regardless of your previous experience. And December has been nominated “the month of your new superpower” to help you start 2017 with a commitment to doing the best work you can. Here’s how it works: Step 1: Pick … [Read more…]

How to stop non-BAs from taking over the requirements work?

Photo Credit: Marcello Maria Perongini A reader asks: In my organization, it’s common for a business or technical person to take over the requirements documentation task for an internal system without involving one of the business analysts. This is clearly causing quality issues with the final solution, employees frustrated with systems that don’t let them … [Read more…]

Which type of business analyst are you?

Photo credit: Mayr If you look at answers to the question “what does a business analyst do?” in discussion forums, you’ll get a variety of answers, many of which summarizing the job in a limited way, using terms like “translator”, “facilitator”, “requirements gatherer”, and “interface between the business and technical people”. The reality is, most … [Read more…]