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Are you a practicing business analyst looking to take your craft to the next level? Or aspiring to advance you business analysis career? Do you want to learn how to be more productive as a BA? This podcast will help you take your business analysis skills one notch higher, through various series of episodes. BA Interviews: where you will listen to business analysis professionals from around the world that share their thoughts and insights on how to be a better BA. They share tips on how to over challenges, career advancement tips, and productivity enhancing pointers. We also discuss their favorite area from the BABOK®; a few interviewees are also Certified Business Analysis Professionals (CBAP®). Author Cast: Interview with authors focusing on business analysis book reviews, walkthroughs and discussions.

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CBAP, CCBA Prep Courses, BA Podcast and Toolkit
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2019-02-06 19:51
last episode published
2016-05-13 14:49
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Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host owner   author  
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Sonja Great intro into the world business analysis. Strong emphasis on BABOK. 8.12.2016

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13.05.2016

TBAC050 – Number 1 Reason Why Business Analysts Fail

As we complete the second season of the podcast, I wanted to publish something special. This is one of the episodes that I feel can make a real difference to your career.  I had the unique opportunity to meet Neil in Toronto during the BA...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
13.05.2016

TBAC050 – Number 1 Reason Why Business Analysts Fail

As we complete the second season of the podcast, I wanted to publish something special. This is one of the episodes that I feel can make a real difference to your career.  I had the unique opportunity to meet Neil in Toronto during the BA World confere...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
30.04.2016

TBAC049 – BABOK V3 – Behind the Scenes with Laura Paton

As you maybe aware that BABOK V3 was launched by IIBA recently. The V3 attempts to reflect the latest developments and evolution in the profession of business analysis. In this episode of the podcast with Laura Paton, chair of the BABOK V3 team, we loo...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
30.04.2016

TBAC049 – BABOK V3 – Behind the Scenes with Laura Paton

As you maybe aware that BABOK V3 was launched by IIBA recently. The V3 attempts to reflect the latest developments and evolution in the profession of business analysis. In this episode of the podcast with Laura Paton, chair of the BABOK V3 team, we loo...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
14.03.2016

TBAC047 – Everything You Need to Know About PMI-PBA with Dave Bieg

In this podcast, I had the opportunity to speak with Dave Bieg from Project Management Institute (PMI®) regarding the role of PMI® in the realm of business analysis. We broached the popular topic of the importance of requirements in successful projects...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
14.03.2016

TBAC047 – Everything You Need to Know About PMI-PBA with Dave Bieg

In this podcast, I had the opportunity to speak with Dave Bieg from Project Management Institute (PMI®) regarding the role of PMI® in the realm of business analysis.  We broached the popular topic of the importance of requirements in successful project...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
29.02.2016

TBAC048 – Everything You Really Need to Know About BABOK V3

As you maybe aware that BABOK V3 was launched by IIBA recently. The V3 attempts to reflect the latest developments and evolution in the profession of business analysis. I had also reached out to the community to elicit any questions that they’d like to...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
30.11.2015

TBAC048 – Everything You Really Need to Know About BABOK V3

As you maybe aware that BABOK V3 was launched by IIBA recently. The V3 attempts to reflect the latest developments and evolution in the profession of business analysis. I had also reached out to the community to elicit any questions that they’d like to...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
30.03.2015

TBAC 047 | BOK Talk – The Science and Art of Communicating Requirements w/ Jonathan Babcock

In this podcast, Jonathan (no stranger to the podcast and the BA community), shares numerous useful insights on communicating requirements. We dissect the BABOK section 4.5 (Communicate Requirements Task), and apply the paint of reality to its various ...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
28.02.2015

TBAC 046 | BA Interviews – Alaeddin Hallak – “Stretch Your Comfort Zone”

In this episode, it was my pleasure to interview Alaeddin Hallak, from Saudi Arabia. He brought forward some amazing insights into some common challenges faced by business analysts. He also presents a unique angle of how business analysis is perceived ...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
28.02.2015

TBAC 046 | BA Interviews – Alaeddin Hallak – “Stretch Your Comfort Zone”

In this episode, it was my pleasure to interview Alaeddin Hallak, from Saudi Arabia. He brought forward some amazing insights into some common challenges faced by business analysts. He also presents a unique angle of how business analysis is perceived ...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
5.08.2014

TBAC 045 | Author Cast : How to Perform Better Business Analysis Using the BABOK

 Your work experience is a lens that can help you make sense of the BABOK. Every practitioners journey of reading the BABOK is different; however, there are common themes and patterns that one needs to pay attention to and learn from. In this AuthorCas...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
5.08.2014

TBAC 045 | Author Cast : How to Perform Better Business Analysis Using the BABOK

 Your work experience is a lens that can help you make sense of the BABOK. Every practitioners journey of reading the BABOK is different; however, there are common themes and patterns that one needs to pay attention to and learn from. In this AuthorCas...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
20.06.2014

TBAC 044 | BOK Talk – Enterprise Analysis Perspectives that Will Change Your Perspective

Why is Enterprise Analysis not the first knowledge area in the BABOK? This is one of the most frequent questions I get from students attending the CBAP-CCBA prep courses. This is one of those concepts where the light bulb needs to go off if you...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
20.06.2014

TBAC 044 | BOK Talk – Enterprise Analysis Perspectives that Will Change Your Perspective

Why is Enterprise Analysis not the first knowledge area in the BABOK? This is one of the most frequent questions I get from students attending the CBAP-CCBA prep courses. This is one of those concepts where the light bulb needs to go off if you have to...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
19.05.2014

TBAC 043 | CBAP Success Cast – How Getting Certified Will Help You Advance as a Practitioner

Can BABOK help your improve your business analysis practice?  Time and again, I have witnessed (and know first hand) that having knowledge about performing certain tasks can be useful. In this episode of I present an interview with Jarett Hailes on his...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
19.05.2014

TBAC 043 | CBAP Success Cast – How Getting Certified Will Help You Advance as a Practitioner

Can BABOK help your improve your business analysis practice?  Time and again, I have witnessed (and know first hand) that having knowledge about performing certain tasks can be useful. In this episode of I present an interview with Jarett Hailes on his...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
21.04.2014

TBAC 042 | Author Cast : How to Succeed at Analyzing Non-Functional Requirements w/ Roxanne Miller

  To Function or Non-to-Function?  We all know the golden triangle of software requirements: Business Requirements -> Stakeholder Requirements -> Functional Requirements. Ensuring that the right business requirements are elicited and analyzed ens...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
21.04.2014

TBAC 042 | Author Cast : How to Succeed at Analyzing Non-Functional Requirements w/ Roxanne Miller

  To Function or Non-to-Function?  We all know the golden triangle of software requirements: Business Requirements -> Stakeholder Requirements -> Functional Requirements. Ensuring that the right business requirements are elicited and analyzed ens...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
22.02.2014

TBAC041 – How to Ask All the Right Questions During Analysis

I love doing what I do. I love asking questions. I love being in the mix. ~ Larry King Asking questions, the right ones, at the right moment, is one of the core skills of a great business analyst. How can you ensure that you’ve...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
22.02.2014

TBAC041 – How to Ask All the Right Questions During Analysis

I love doing what I do. I love asking questions. I love being in the mix. ~ Larry King Asking questions, the right ones, at the right moment, is one of the core skills of a great business analyst. How can you ensure that you’ve covered all the bases du...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
27.01.2014

TBAC 040 | CBAP Success Cast – How One CBAP Started an Agile Revolution in Her Organization

You maybe familiar with “Knowledge is power” quote by Francis Bacon, but knowledge applied to solve real world problems is even more powerful. Today, I am pleased to announce another new series of BA interviews, which we are calling ‘CBAP-CCBA Success ...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
27.01.2014

TBAC 040 | CBAP Success Cast – How One CBAP Started an Agile Revolution in Her Organization

You maybe familiar with“Knowledge is power” quote by Francis Bacon, but knowledge applied to solve real world problems is even more powerful. Today, I am pleased to announce another new series of BA interviews, which we are calling‘CBAP-CCBA Success Ca...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
4.11.2013

TBAC 039 | Author Cast : How to Create High Value User Stories & Agile Open Jam at BBC 2013

This is a continuation of the episodes as part of building business capability conference. In this episode the focus on components of a structured conversation and how to use it build high value user stories. What are some key elements that you need to...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
4.11.2013

TBAC 039 | Author Cast : How to Create High Value User Stories& Agile Open Jam at BBC 2013

This is a continuation of the episodes as part of building business capability conference. In this episode the focus on components of a structured conversation and how to use it build high value user stories. What are some key elements that you need to...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
24.10.2013

TBAC 038 | Author Cast : Peeking Into Software Requirements 3rd Edition

There are very few gems in the biblio-world of requirements engineering and “Software Requirements” by Karl Wiegers is one of them. If you remember I had interviewed Karl in a previous AuthorCast episode and we had a detailed discussion about the secon...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
24.10.2013

TBAC 038 | Author Cast : Peeking Into Software Requirements 3rd Edition

There are very few gems in the biblio-world of requirements engineering and“Software Requirements” by Karl Wiegers is one of them. If you remember I had interviewed Karl in a previous AuthorCast episode and we had a detailed discussion about the second...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
23.09.2013

TBAC037 | Marty Clarke – BBC 2013 Keynote Preview – How to Make Good Decisions Under Pressure

This is another podcast in the BBC 2013 educational series of podcasts. In this episode we explore the topic of leadership land mines – making good decisions under pressure. Get ready for a very fun, fast, and often hilarious experience as Marty Clarke...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
23.09.2013

TBAC037 | Marty Clarke – BBC 2013 Keynote Preview – How to Make Good Decisions Under Pressure

This is another podcast in the BBC 2013 educational series of podcasts. In this episode we explore the topic of leadership land mines– making good decisions under pressure. Get ready for a very fun, fast, and often hilarious experience as Marty Clarke ...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
5.09.2013

TBAC036 – Roger Burlton – BBC 2013 Keynote Preview – Process Centric Approach to Business Capability

This is the first podcast in the BBC 2013 educational series of podcasts. In this episode we explore the topic of capability and how to use a process centric approach to build key capabilities for your organization Roger Burlton is the industry thought...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
5.09.2013

TBAC036 – Roger Burlton – BBC 2013 Keynote Preview – Process Centric Approach to Business Capability

This is the first podcast in the BBC 2013 educational series of podcasts. In this episode we explore the topic of capability and how to use a process centric approach to build key capabilities for your organization Roger Burlton is the industry thought...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
16.07.2013

TBAC 035 | BOK Talk – Requirements Management Process Demystified w/ Cheryl Lee

“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.”– Alan Lakein  In this podcast, a good friend, fellow Torontonian and IIBA Toronto chapter member, Cheryl, shares numerous useful insights on the importance of...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
16.07.2013

TBAC 035 | BOK Talk – Requirements Management Process Demystified w/ Cheryl Lee

“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.”– Alan Lakein  In this podcast, a good friend, fellow Torontonian and IIBA Toronto chapter member, Cheryl, shares numerous useful insights on the importance of...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
21.05.2013

TBAC 034 | BOK Talk – The Perfect Requirements Packaging w/ Jonathan Babcock

“Good things come in small packages”   You may have heard of that proverb. While it maybe true about life, it applies to packaging of requirements too. In this podcast, Jonathan (no stranger to the podcast and the BA community), shares numerous useful ...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
21.05.2013

TBAC 034 | BOK Talk – The Perfect Requirements Packaging w/ Jonathan Babcock

“Good things come in small packages”   You may have heard of that proverb. While it maybe true about life, it applies to packaging of requirements too. In this podcast, Jonathan (no stranger to the podcast and the BA community), shares numerous useful ...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
16.04.2013

TBAC 033 | Community Cast – The Ultimate BA Mentoring Panel Discussion

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” ― Plutarch I vividly remember the first time I learnt to play barre chords (the moveable chords) on the guitar. My mentor demonstrated the value of having this in my...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
16.04.2013

TBAC 033 | Community Cast – The Ultimate BA Mentoring Panel Discussion

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” ― Plutarch I vividly remember the first time I learnt to play barre chords (the moveable chords) on the guitar. My mentor demonstrated the value of having this in my toolkit by playing ...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
14.01.2013

TBAC 032 | Help Your Stakeholders to Get Better ‘Aha!’ Moments – Interview with David Reinhardt

Helping stakeholders to get to the “aha!” moment is a joy. If you are a business analyst and after a long and hard stint of work when you see your stakeholders overcome a problem, an organization achieve a business goal or objective, that is the...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
14.01.2013

TBAC 032 | Help Your Stakeholders to Get Better ‘Aha!’ Moments – Interview with David Reinhardt

Helping stakeholders to get to the“aha!” moment is a joy. If you are a business analyst and after a long and hard stint of work when you see your stakeholders overcome a problem, an organization achieve a business goal or objective, that is the moment ...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
5.12.2012

TBAC 031 | ‘Be Bold and Fearless to Succeed’ – BA Interview with Teresa Bennett

When I was hearing Terry speak during editing of this podcast, one of my favorite quotes from Rabindranath Tagore sprung into my mind: “Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.”           – Rabindranath Tagore E...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
5.12.2012

TBAC 031 | ‘Be Bold and Fearless to Succeed’ – BA Interview with Teresa Bennett

When I was hearing Terry speak during editing of this podcast, one of my favorite quotes from Rabindranath Tagore sprung into my mind:“Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.”– Rabindranath Tagore Embedded in t...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
15.11.2012

TBAC 030 | Community Cast – All About IIBA Certifications with Mike Gladstone

IIBA certifications are gaining increasing traction since the past year or so. Since providing support to the certification community is one of our key objectives, I decided to interview Michael Gladstone in this CommunityCast episode. Once you go past...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
15.11.2012

TBAC 030 | Community Cast – All About IIBA Certifications with Mike Gladstone

IIBA certifications are gaining increasing traction since the past year or so. Since providing support to the certification community is one of our key objectives, I decided to interview Michael Gladstone in this CommunityCast episode. Once you go past...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
29.10.2012

TBAC 029 | BOK Talk – Stakeholder Analysis in the Real World w/ Matthew Leach

The Three Musketeers is a phrase which has come from a french novel – Les Trois Mousquetaires.This title was given to 3 inseparable friends who live by the motto, “One for all, and all for one”. People, process and technology are the three musketeers o...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
29.10.2012

TBAC 029 | BOK Talk – Stakeholder Analysis in the Real World w/ Matthew Leach

The Three Musketeers is a phrase which has come from a french novel– Les Trois Mousquetaires.This title was given to 3 inseparable friends who live by the motto, “One for all, and all for one”. People, process and technology are the three musketeers of...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
27.09.2012

TBAC 028 | Author Cast : Exploring ‘Discover to Deliver’

When I got my copy of ‘Discover to Deliver’, I opened the package like a 5-year old opens a christmas gift. It was a treat to my eyes when I held it and skimmed through it. It was unlike most analysis books that I have...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
27.09.2012

TBAC 028 | Author Cast : Exploring ‘Discover to Deliver’

When I got my copy of‘Discover to Deliver’, I opened the package like a 5-year old opens a christmas gift. It was a treat to my eyes when I held it and skimmed through it. It was unlike most analysis books that I have read. Also, I had a bit of déjà vu...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
17.08.2012

TBAC 027 | Author Cast : How to Navigate Getting Things Done® & Apply it

So, you have an idea, an ambition or a project. Interested in getting it done? Then go ahead grab yourself a copy of “Getting Things Done – The Art of Stress-Free Productivity“, but before that listen to this podcast. In this part 2 of a two-part...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
17.08.2012

TBAC 027 | Author Cast : How to Navigate Getting Things Done®& Apply it

So, you have an idea, an ambition or a project. Interested in getting it done? Then go ahead grab yourself a copy of“Getting Things Done– The Art of Stress-Free Productivity“, but before that listen to this podcast. In this part 2 of a two-part series ...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author
10.08.2012

TBAC 026 | BA Interview with Alex Papworth – UK Consulting Veteran Reveals Secrets

“Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience. ”           – Randolph Bourne That quote was true, until I interviewed Alex Papworth. Interviewing independent BA consultants always brings out the in-de...
Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo) : CBAP® | Business Analyst | Business Analysis Blogger | BA Podcast host author