Mastering Business Analysis

Mastering Business Analysis

The Mastering Business Analysis podcast is a program with the goal of elevating the role of the Business Analyst and enhancing the skills of Business Analysts everywhere. Episodes include interviews with leaders in the business analysis community, helpful techniques, and effective practices. Together we will explore the Business Analyst role and I'll share information you need to achieve mastery in your role and advance in your career as a Business Analyst and beyond.

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Your key to advancing your career as a Business Analyst and beyond
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2017-12-19 08:38
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2017-12-19 08:38
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Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach owner   author  
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19.12.2017

MBA144: The 12 Days of the Project

Discover 12 approaches that lead to shorter time to market, increased customer value, and innovation. The post MBA144: The 12 Days of the Project appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
12.12.2017

Lightning Cast: Stepping Up to Product Ownership

Discover what it takes to transition to a Product Owner role and be successful. The post Lightning Cast: Stepping Up to Product Ownership appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
5.12.2017

MBA143: Imposter Syndrome – Banishing Your Inner Critic

Author and renown speaker Denise Jacobs helps you to overcome Imposter Syndrome and silence your inner critic to unleash your creativity. The post MBA143: Imposter Syndrome – Banishing Your Inner Critic appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
28.11.2017

Lightning Cast: Root Cause Analysis

We explore two common root cause analysis approaches, Fishbone Diagrams and 5 Whys, to help you understand when to use each technique. The post Lightning Cast: Root Cause Analysis appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
21.11.2017

Lightning Cast: Using Competency Models

Discover the value of competency models and how they can help you grow in your career. The post Lightning Cast: Using Competency Models appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
14.11.2017

MBA142: Lean Startup for the Enterprise

Find out how to apply Lean Startup approaches so that you can build solutions customers will love. The post MBA142: Lean Startup for the Enterprise appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
7.11.2017

MBA141: Digital Transformation – What is Means for BAs

Kevin Brennan helps us to understand the impact of digital transformations and what you need to do to adapt to this shift. The post MBA141: Digital Transformation – What is Means for BAs appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
31.10.2017

MBA140: Improve Influence with NLP

Corrine Thomas shares techniques from Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) that can help you build relationships and influence better. The post MBA140: Improve Influence with NLP appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
24.10.2017

Lightning Cast: Better Communication Using the DiSC Model

Improve your communication and collaboration by adapting your approach using the DiSC model. The post Lightning Cast: Better Communication Using the DiSC Model appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
17.10.2017

MBA139: Thin Slicing Problem Analysis

Adrian Reed helps us avoid developing solutions that don't address the real opportunity through thin slicing problem analysis. The post MBA139: Thin Slicing Problem Analysis appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
10.10.2017

Lightning Cast: The Many Uses of a SIPOC

In this Lightning Cast, we explore the many applications of a SIPOC and how it can help you on your next project. The post Lightning Cast: The Many Uses of a SIPOC appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
3.10.2017

MBA138: Building a Believable Business Case

Randy Radic shares his process and tips for building a realistic business case to make sure your organization is moving forward with the right initiatives. The post MBA138: Building a Believable Business Case appeared first on Mastering Business Analys...
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
26.09.2017

Lightning Cast: Stay in Your Lane

Should business stakeholders and technology teams stay on their own lanes and not cross over to other areas? The post Lightning Cast: Stay in Your Lane appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
19.09.2017

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.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
12.09.2017

MBA136: What the IIBA Can Do for You – Part2

New initiatives from the International Institute for Business Analysis (IIBA) can help you develop your skills and grow in your career. The post MBA136: What the IIBA Can Do for You – Part2 appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
5.09.2017

MBA135: What the IIBA Can Do for You

CEO and President of the International Institute for Business Analysis (IIBA), Ken Fulmer joins us to discuss some new initiatives at the IIBA and how the IIBA can help you advance your skills and grow in your career. The post MBA135: What the IIBA Can...
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
29.08.2017

Lightning Cast: Flip the Script in Your Job Search

Ryland Leyton helps us to flip the script during a job search to be in the right mindset and find the right opportunity. The post Lightning Cast: Flip the Script in Your Job Search appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
22.08.2017

MBA134: Distinguishing Yourself in Your Career

Ryland Leyton shows us how to distinguish ourselves in interviews and in our career. The post MBA134: Distinguishing Yourself in Your Career appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
15.08.2017

Lightning Cast: Brainstorming – You’re Doing It Wrong!

Brainstorming doesn't work - at least not the way you're doing it. Here's a better way. The post Lightning Cast: Brainstorming – You’re Doing It Wrong! appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
8.08.2017

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.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
1.08.2017

Lightning Cast: Requirements Quality

Requirements quality - What is it and how you can increase the quality of your requirements. The post Lightning Cast: Requirements Quality appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
25.07.2017

MBA132: Next Generation Competencies

In this episode, Kupe Kupersmith shares a new competency framework for the next generation of professionals in the project field. The post MBA132: Next Generation Competencies appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
18.07.2017

Lightning Cast: The Agile Business Analyst Mindset

What's the mindset shift needed to be successful as a Business Analyst in an Agile environment? The post Lightning Cast: The Agile Business Analyst Mindset appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
11.07.2017

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.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
4.07.2017

Lightning Cast: The Business Analyst Career Path

What is the Business Analyst career path and how do you grow your career? The post Lightning Cast: The Business Analyst Career Path appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
27.06.2017

MBA130: Exploring Requirements with Jerry Weinberg

Jerry Weinberg shares his thoughts on the challenges with software requirements and why we need to take requirements seriously.The post MBA130: Exploring Requirements with Jerry Weinberg appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
20.06.2017

MBA129: Real Life Agile, UX, and Design Thinking

Brent Severson shares how he has successfully integrated Design Thinking, User Experience Design, and Agile into his BA practice to make himself valuable to teams working in the digital space.The post MBA129: Real Life Agile, UX, and Design Thinking ap...
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
13.06.2017

MBA128: Where Should the Business Analyst Reside?

Lora McCoy shares her views on where business analysts should reside in an organization to enable better collaboration, growth, and prevent solution bias.The post MBA128: Where Should the Business Analyst Reside? appeared first on Mastering Business An...
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
6.06.2017

MBA127: Guiding Principles for the Business Analyst – part 2

We conclude our discussion with Steve Blais as he 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 MBA127: Guiding Principles for the Business Analyst ...
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
30.05.2017

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 o...
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
23.05.2017

MBA125: Become the Conscience of the Business

Ian Huke helps us to become the conscience of the business by doing the right thing, building a following, and becoming a trusted advisor.The post MBA125: Become the Conscience of the Business appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
16.05.2017

MBA124: Business Analyst in an Agile Environment

In this episode, author Lynda Girvan discusses how BAs can succeed in Agile environments by applying a lean and adaptive approach.The post MBA124: Business Analyst in an Agile Environment appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
9.05.2017

MBA123: The 21st Century Business Analyst

Kitty Hass explains the evolution of the Business Analyst role and what you need to do to be successful in the 21st century.The post MBA123: The 21st Century Business Analyst appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
2.05.2017

MBA122: Driving Real Value Through Business Analysis

Alaeddin Hallak shows us ways to deliver real business value through our business analysis approach.The post MBA122: Driving Real Value Through Business Analysis appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
25.04.2017

MBA121: Mastering Product Ownership

Geoff Watts helps us to better understand the Product Owner role and takes us from good to great product ownership.The post MBA121: Mastering Product Ownership appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
18.04.2017

MBA120: Jobs to be Done Theory

Alan Klement shows us how Jobs to be Done can help you design better products and spur innovation. Jobs to be Done (JTBD) is a mixture of design thinking, lean startup, and agile to help you make great products that people will love.The post MBA120: J...
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
11.04.2017

MBA119: What’s in Your Backlog?

In this episode, we discuss the different types of items that may make up a product backlog (Hint: It's more than just User Stories)The post MBA119: What’s in Your Backlog? appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
4.04.2017

MBA118: Virtual Leadership

Dr. Penny Pullan shares strategies for working on virtual project teams and helps us get the most out of virtual teams and virtual work.The post MBA118: Virtual Leadership appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
28.03.2017

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.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
21.03.2017

MBA116: Implementing Solutions vs Problem Solving

Matt Adams helps us understand what to do when we're given a solution to implement. His approach leads us to become trusted advisors.The post MBA116: Implementing Solutions vs Problem Solving appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
14.03.2017

MBA115: Political Martial Arts– Navigating Office Politics

The post MBA115: Political Martial Arts – Navigating Office Politics appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
7.03.2017

MBA114: Value Proposition of the BA Role

David Olson discusses the evolution of the Business Analyst role and its true value proposition.The post MBA114: Value Proposition of the BA Role appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
28.02.2017

MBA113: Problem Solving– The RIGHT Stuff

The post MBA113: Problem Solving – The RIGHT Stuff appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
21.02.2017

MBA112: User Centered Design

Caleb Carroll helps us deliver better business value through a User Centered Design approach.The post MBA112: User Centered Design appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
14.02.2017

MBA111: Design Thinking IS Good Business Analysis

Explore the tools of Design Thinking and find out how it helps ensure you build valuable solutions.The post MBA111: Design Thinking IS Good Business Analysis appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
7.02.2017

MBA110: Managing Ambiguous Requirements

Scott Stribrny shares four techniques to identify and address ambiguous requirements.The post MBA110: Managing Ambiguous Requirements appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
31.01.2017

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.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
24.01.2017

MBA108: Prioritizing with the MVP

Learn how to find the minimum viable product and use it to identify work that you should deliver first.The post MBA108: Prioritizing with the MVP appeared first on Mastering Business Analysis.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
17.01.2017

MBA107: Backlog Refinement– From Misunderstanding to Collaborative Discovery

Richard Dolman helps us take backlog refinement from an underutilized meeting that doesn't get the respect it deserves to a powerful forum for collaborative discovery.The post MBA107: Backlog Refinement – From Misunderstanding to Collaborative Discover...
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author
10.01.2017

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.
Dave Saboe, CBAP, PMP, CSM | Certified Business Analysis Professional | Agile Coach author