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Elevating your business analysis skills

How to go from problem manifestation to the real problem to be solved

Tested stakeholder interviewing methods for business analysts (ebook)

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

How to win over a difficult customer (PDF)

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

How to increase the chances of your project succeeding

Three lessons business analysts can learn from product managers

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

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

How to avoid the curse of knowledge

For BA Managers

Are you only testing for “chauffeur” knowledge in your hiring process?

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

The 3 tests of effective performance measures for business analysts (whitepaper)

Measuring the Performance of Business Analysts (ebook)

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

Beyond SMART Goals: Effective Goal Setting for Business Analysts (whitepaper)

For Startup Founders and Product Leaders

Here’s what to do when you find your next “big idea” for a B2B SaaS business

3 big mistakes startup founders keep making

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

Feels great to know your product is loved


Is it possible for a BA to concentrate on both Business Analysis and Business Analytics side by side?

A key question to ask before you embark on a data and analytics journey

When analytics efforts alone lead to suboptimal choices

It’s time for business analysts to add machine learning to their “bag of tricks”


Modern Analyst

Practical Analyst


Projects at Work (search for “Adriana Beal”)

Bridging the Gap