MBA180: Socratic Questioning

MBA180: Socratic Questioning

In this episode, Kent McDonald shares a powerful approach to eliciting information using an ancient questioning technique.. After listening to this episode, you'll understand: How to apply the Socratic method to requirements elicitation The different types of...
Lightning Cast: BA Performance Goals

Lightning Cast: BA Performance Goals

Creating annual performance goals for Business Analysts can be a challenge.  Here are tips for goal setting and some sample goals to help you achieve the right outcomes. A Lightning Cast is a shorter form episode modeled after lightning talks.  You’ll get...
MBA178: Career Options for BAs

MBA178: Career Options for BAs

In this episode, we look at LinkedIn’s Most Promising Jobs for 2019 and discuss how the skills of Business Analysts are key to success in many of the roles. After listening to this episode, you'll understand: How certain skills are transferrable to other roles...
MBA177: Product Backlog Refinement

MBA177: Product Backlog Refinement

Product Backlog Refinement (grooming) is a key activity for any Agile team.  In this episode, I share some tips and recommendations for successful refinement sessions. After listening to this episode, you'll understand: Why product backlog refinement is a key activity...