Most popular BA techniques 

Do you know which methodology analysts have the most experience using? How about diagramming techniques? A recent survey of over 1,100 business analysts (68% with over 5 years experience) gave some interesting results. When it comes to software development methodologies, 68% said they had experience with waterfall development, 46% said iterative whilst object-oriented (44%) and […]

Stakeholder Communications – Pictures not Words 

Many people on our Business Analysis workshop ask why we use dataflow diagrams (DFDs). Why not Use Case…or even BPMN? After all DFDs have been around for 20 years, surely the world has moved on? Well, has it? The primary purpose of a business analyst is to communicate – to stakeholders and to solution providers […]