what software should you-learn to become a business analyst?
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How do I learn or get the software knowledge that would make me a business analyst?
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How can I incorporate my 14 years Supply Chain / Logistics background with my current IT Project Management experience, without aging myself or making myself unmarketable.
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Pros and Cons of Computer Programming vs. Business Analysis
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I get a number of questions from computer programmers or software developers looking to change their careers to business analysis or project management.
I also receive questions about the suitability of business analysis, project management or computer programming as a career.
If you sent me a question along these lines, please use this post to evaluate your choices or decide on the best career for you!
Write Better Requirements Why Do We Need Better Requirements?
The following article is a frank, open and surprising discourse on why we need better requirements.
Standish or Gartner reports and other case studies, nearly “ two-thirds of all IT projects fail” because of poor requirements and other causes. Why Do Projects Fail?
Consider that a project fails when it
overruns the budgeted allocation of resources, time or money or fails to deliver the intended business requirements or value.
Some teams are so deep into this, that
throwing more money, people or extending the shipping date is their default solution to scope creep, budget overruns or project failure!
How To Lead or Manage Projects
Statistics show that the majority of software development (web, IT, desktop, mobile…) projects are doomed to fail from inception.
The challenges facing
technical leads, project managers, software development, IT managers or project sponsors are often under-estimated leading to less than successful projects.
While some software teams may argue or live in-denial of the risk facing their projects, the facts are that
more than 60% of software projects fail!
The effects of poorly managed software projects are also obvious. They include: