2017

Week Ending June 23 Newsletter

  • Strong Leaders Share: Transparency and Autonomy in the Workplace
  • Episode 23 - Use Cases are Dead - Long Live Use Cases

Week Ending June 16 Newsletter

  • Doubt is a Virtue - 10 Ways to Inspire Your Team to Think Critically
  • Episode 22 - What's Your Worst Agile Mistake?

Week Ending June 12 Newsletter - Double Issue!

  • Lateral Leadership: Tips for Leading Colleagues Even If They Don't Report to You
  • Episode 20 - What to Do When Requirements are Impossible
  • These 17 Companies Expertly Handle Conflict Management
  • Episode 21 - What Makes a Badass Business Analyst?

Week Ending May 26 Newsletter

  • 8 Tips to Get Management's Approval for (Almost) Anything
  • Episode 19 - What is Abundance Mentality?

Week Ending May 19 Newsletter

  • We Are All Mediators: How to Solve Conflict in the Workplace
  • Episode 18 - Left or Right? Critical Thinking

Week Ending May 12 Newsletter

  • Convince the Boss to Try Your Big Idea 
  • Episode 17 - The Role of the BA in Agile

Week Ending May 5 Newsletter

  • Why the best data comes with a good story
  • Episode 16 - What is your best advice for a Business Analyst?

Week Ending April 28 Newsletter

  • A Product Called Desire
  • Episode 15 - Who is your BA hero?

Week Ending April 21 Newsletter

  • 5 Common Pitfalls in Current State Analysis
  • Episode 14 - How do I relate to my stakeholder better?

Week Ending April 14 Newsletter

  • Parachutes and User Experiences in Business Solutions
  • Episode 13 - The Unlucky Business Analyst
  • Sing It Forward - Donate T oday to Our Special Charity

Week Ending April 7 Newsletter

  • Spinach and Wisdom
  • Episode 12 - Why do BAs Always Get Blamed for Project Failure?
  • Sing It Forward - Donate Today to Our Special Charity

Week Ending March 31 Newsletter

  • 9 Tools to Build a Baloney Detection Kit
  • Episode 11 - What do you do when your sponsor goes missing?
  • Win Bob on a Stick - National Something on a Stick Day

Week Ending March 24 Newsletter

  • Spring Has Sprung
  • Episode 10 - What is the future of the Business Analyst?
  • Can Putting FUN in Your Environment Make a Process More Effective?

Week Ending March 18 Newsletter

  • Captain May I? Weak Intent is Destroying Innovation
  • Episode 9 - When do I use Use Cases in Agile?
  • NationalEarMuffDay- Let's Listen Unmuffled
  • Sing It Forward!

Week Ending March 4 Newsletter

  • Ask Bob the BA is Traceability Important?
  • The Agile BA Workshop in Orlando FL

Week Ending February 25 Newsletter

  • Ask Bob the BA: Are Use Cases Dead?
  • Documentation Overload
  • Defining Scope with a Context Diagram

Week Ending February 19 Newsletter

  • Ask Bob the BA:  Divided We Release
  • Over and Over Again - Being Agile
  • BA Techniques Public Class Announced

January 2017 Newsletter

  • National Croissant Day and Business Analysis
  • 100% Wind Powered
  • Introducing Ask Bob the BA on BATV
  • Ask Bob the BA:  Why Agile?

2016

October 2016 Newsletter

  • Introducing Business Analysis TV
  • Ted Talk at Minneapolis St Paul Professional Development Day
  • The Agile Business Analyst Workshop Recording (60 Minutes)

July 2016 Newsletter

  • Adaptability - Walking in Someone's Shoes
  • Fun Theory - Climbing Stairs
  • Transforming Understanding
  • Keep an Accomplishments List
  • Scope Visualization
  • Don't Try Harder - Try Diffferently

June 2016 Newsletter

  • Scope Visualization: Marching to the Same Beat,
  • Business Innovation Podcast Interview,
  • Collaborating Large and Small,
  • Fail Fast - Fail Safe

May 2016 Newsletter

  • Fail Fast - Fail Safe
  • Twinkle in Their Eye - Strategic Enterprise Analysis Presentation
  • Measure What Matters
  • Becoming a Learning Team
  • Minimally Viable People
  • Minimally Viable Deliverables

April 2016 Newsletter

  • Is Bias Destroying our Decisions?
  • Focus Your Training
  • Remove Competition to Collaborate
  • Virtually Better
  • You Can't Fake It - Be Authentic
  • Maximize the Minimal

March 2016 Newsletter

  • Don't Should on Each Other
  • Merry Repeatable Christmas
  • The Challenge of Challenging Appropriately
  • Strategy - Define Roles and Responsibilities
  • Being a Life Saver - On Boarding New Team Members
  • Never Anytime to Learn
  • Choose the Right Type of Collaboration
  • We Learn Best by Doing