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MBA190: Business Data Analytics

Organizations need to make better decisions based on real data. Find out how you can bring value in the area of business data analytics. The post MBA190: Business Data Analytics appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

27mins

9 Jul 2019

Rank #1

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MBA109: Foundations in Business Analysis

Get back to basics and establish a strong foundation for your business analysis skills and techniques. The post MBA109: Foundations in Business Analysis appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

30mins

31 Jan 2017

Rank #2

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MBA137: Challenges with User Stories – with Mike Cohn

Author, trainer, and Agile thought leader Mike Cohn helps us to overcome the challenges with successfully applying User Stories. The post MBA137: Challenges with User Stories – with Mike Cohn appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

24mins

19 Sep 2017

Rank #3

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MBA088: Effective Requirements Workshops

Lora McCoy shares her five step process for running effective and engaging requirements workshops and discovering requirements quickly. The post MBA088: Effective Requirements Workshops appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

29mins

6 Sep 2016

Rank #4

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MBA202: Business Value Analysis

David Mantica helps overcome one of the biggest challenges facing organizations today - understanding value and building the right solution. The post MBA202: Business Value Analysis appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

26mins

12 Nov 2019

Rank #5

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MBA106: Rapid Requirements Gathering

Scott Killen shares an approach for quickly eliciting a majority of project requirements with very little prep work. The post MBA106: Rapid Requirements Gathering appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

36mins

10 Jan 2017

Rank #6

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MBA174: Product Management is the New Business Analysis

Agile and other changes in the way we work means that we need to change too. Here's how we can leverage our skills and competencies in a new way and grow our careers. The post MBA174: Product Management is the New Business Analysis appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

22mins

11 Dec 2018

Rank #7

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MBA092: Reducing the Risk of Missing Non-Functional Requirements

Roxanne Miller shares six ways to help reduce the risk of missing non-functional requirements (NFRs). The post MBA092: Reducing the Risk of Missing Non-Functional Requirements appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

33mins

4 Oct 2016

Rank #8

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MBA148: 7 Keys to Succeeding with Agile

Paula Maychruk helps us uncover the key concepts that allow us to be successful with Agile approaches. The post MBA148: 7 Keys to Succeeding with Agile appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

28mins

30 Jan 2018

Rank #9

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MBA095: Lean Change Management

Author and international speaker Jason Little helps us to understand how to use Lean Change Management to create change that sticks. The post MBA095: Lean Change Management appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

28mins

25 Oct 2016

Rank #10

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MBA089: Agile Manifesto – What it Means to Business Analysts

What do the principles behind the Agile Manifesto mean in the context of Business Analysis? Same skills as traditional approaches, but applied differently. The post MBA089: Agile Manifesto – What it Means to Business Analysts appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

12mins

13 Sep 2016

Rank #11

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MBA181: The Three BA Archetypes

Understanding the three Business Analyst archetypes can help you find the right job and advance your career. The post MBA181: The Three BA Archetypes appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

26mins

19 Feb 2019

Rank #12

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MBA126: Guiding Principles for the Business Analyst

Author and consultant Steve Blais shares with us his 11 principles of the business analyst, which provides guidance as to what a business analyst should do to achieve success. The post MBA126: Guiding Principles for the Business Analyst appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

20mins

30 May 2017

Rank #13

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MBA117: Getting Requirements Right

Jared Wiese shares an approach for focusing on value to help you not just elicit requirements, but to get requirements right. The post MBA117: Getting Requirements Right appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

24mins

28 Mar 2017

Rank #14

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MBA133: What BAs Need to Know About Agile

Dispel the myths and find out what you need to know about working in an Agile environment. The post MBA133: What BAs Need to Know About Agile appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

31mins

8 Aug 2017

Rank #15

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MBA131: Interviewing for a Business Analyst Position

Laura Brandenburg shares tips and advice for acing your next interview for a Business Analyst position. The post MBA131: Interviewing for a Business Analyst Position appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

28mins

11 Jul 2017

Rank #16

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MBA200: Take Action! The Best Advice from Over 200 Episodes

Here's the best tips and advice from industry experts in over 200 episodes. Now take action! The post MBA200: Take Action! The Best Advice from Over 200 Episodes appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

29mins

3 Nov 2019

Rank #17

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MBA162: The Business Analyst Role and its Real Value

Glenn Brule discusses the Business Analyst role, its real value proposition, and what you can do to increase the value you provide to your organization. The post MBA162: The Business Analyst Role and its Real Value appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

29mins

10 Jul 2018

Rank #18

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MBA040: User Stories – Are You Ready?

The post MBA040: User Stories – Are You Ready? appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

40mins

6 Oct 2015

Rank #19

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MBA101: Split Your Stories!

Chris Sims shares four techniques to split your user stories to make them smaller, more manageable, and to help draw out details. The post MBA101: Split Your Stories! appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.

23mins

6 Dec 2016

Rank #20