In his landmark article, “No Silver Bullet – Essence and Accidents of Software Engineering,” Fred Brooks made the point that business analysis will always be challenging. Why? Because it’s relatively easy to describe the “who and how” of the current state – this person (who) does something using that tool (how,) then another person does something using another tool, and so on. What’s difficult – often very difficult – is figuring out what is actually being accomplished. Sometimes, our business clients and subject matter experts are so immersed in their job, and how they do it, they’ve literally lost sight of what is really being done. And that makes building a useful future state very difficult. That’s why the speaker has concluded a fundamental ability of great analysts and architects is separating the “what” from the “who, how, and why.”
Backed up by numerous real-life examples, this session will provide practical techniques and frameworks for dealing with a variety of business analysis challenges. After learning “The Three ‘Es” of getting to the essence – Entities, Events, and Essential Activities – key learning points include demonstrating how to:
PLEASE MIND: this is only one tutorial in a series of four. If you want to register to more than one at the same time you can do so only from this registration form.
The three other half day tutorials are:
The virtual seminars and workshops will be offered through a live video stream from our video studio. The virtual classroom is equipped with multiple professional cameras and microphones and we have a two person crew available so that we can offer a similar experience to that of the traditional classroom and, more important, still offer adequate interaction with the speaker.
The presenter / trainer will still use his Powerpoint, combined with flipchart and paper, virtual whiteboard and physical whiteboard and will be accompanied by a operator / moderator at the scene. The presenter does not have to worry about technical issues such as switching, splitting, microphone settings and such but can fully focus on the course material and on engaging with the online attendees.
All of the above is to ensure that it does not become an impersonal one-way webinar but an interactive virtual classroom setting.
Those attending an online event or a hybrid event with the live video stream will be sent an invitiation with the meeting hyperlink and instructions a few days before, so well in advance of the course.
Practically all of our seminars and workshops can be offered as an In-house course for your company exclusively. We can tailor with extra focus on specific topics that apply to your organization. Also available in online format or in face-to-face format with live video stream.