How do I split these 40 stories?

A student from last week’s Agile Bootcamp Class taught at Harvard University (yes, that Harvard) asks,   Question: I have a project that involves 3 different users who want approximately 25 new fields on an application. Most of these fields are view only with the exception of 4-5 fields which allows input changes. However, user #1 […]

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Analysis In the Spotlight

It’s is with great pleasure that I announce Business Analysis is getting some official attention from both the Agile and Scrum communities! The first set of attention on us comes from the Agile Alliance . . . .   During this year’s Agile 2013 conference I talked with many great business analysts and product owners (including […]

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Mastering & Improving …

I am honored to be a guest contributor to ThoughtWorks Studios’ blog this week. This post coalesces some of my thinking about the effort Business Analysts should be putting forth to grow as individuals and as a profession. Please go check out and comment on Mastering and Continuously Improving Stories with Shu Ha Ri. It […]

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Be Like Aaron

A colleague of mine died on Friday and the internet is aflame with sorrow and anger. I pray his family sees the outpouring and feels within the lives he touched and love he generated. Aaron Swartz, a technical prodigy and activist was being prosecuted for allegedly stealing thousands of documents. A quick search will leads you to […]

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