Jeff Da Silva

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Business Analyst | 4 Prototyping Myths and Mistakes a Business Analyst Should Avoid

Yes, to err is human. When done right, it’s also an important part of defining and designing great software. From conceptualization to final …

Fun with Logical Fallacies

We came across a cool book recently called Logically Fallacious: The Ultimate Collection of Over 300 Logical Fallacies, by a social psychologist …

Top 10 Skills for Modern Requirements

I like to think of the business analyst role as a creator of shared understanding. BAs are brokers of information who need to elicit and redistribute …

How to Write a Painless Product Requirements Document

by Jerry Cao<p>While the bulk of documentation is produced in the earlier stages, the implementation stage is one of the most crucial phases of the UX …

Product Management

Business Analyst | BAs of the 21st Century: Are We Really Business Technologists?

WE’VE COME A LONG WAY BABY!<p>Let’s take a look at the how the 21st-century business analysis profession has evolved from a focus on requirements …

Business Analyst Designer

<b>For many years I have been calling myself a Business Analyst. But recently I’ve been feeling somewhat awkward in my own skin. I’ve noticed that I</b> …

What is good enough when it comes to a requirements management tool? > Business Analyst Community & Resources

At Seilevel, we updated and re-published our Requirements Management (RM) Tool Study this past year, looking at over 150 tools and over 200 criteria. …

Project Management

The Elephant, the Dead Horse and the Awesome Business Analyst

by |<p>What makes an awesome business analyst?<p>To be an awesome Business Analyst (BA) you need to be a good BA with something special on top. You need to …

Management

Business Analyst | 5 Things Business Analysts Wish Their Project Manager Knew

Communication is the PM's key responsibility, and the rest revolves around that. Business to tech liaison is the business analyst's key role on most …

Business Analyst vs. Superman

Since when were Business Analysts a one stop shop for all project needs? We are expected to be Superheros; well-rounded BAs as well as Change …

3 Things You Need to Do to Be More Productive at Work (Backed by Science)

3 things you can do to avoid "completion bias" and tackle the most important tasks first.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I want you to play a short game with me. Close your eyes and imagine a long to-do list that lays …

47 Hacks People With ADD/ADHD Use To Stay On Track

Everything from color-coding to bouncing on an exercise ball.<p><b>1.</b> "<b>Take a picture of your to-do list</b> otherwise #1 on your to-do list will be find the to-do list!" <i>- Paris Swenson, Facebook</i><p><b>2.</b> "<b>Break long tasks into manageable segments</b>. For example, you don't have to 'Clean your room,' you have to: 1. …

Ecommerce Trends in 2018 (+147 Statistics About Online Shopping)

Conversion Rate Optimization / Ecommerce Research / Mobile Strategies<p>The 19 Ecommerce Trends + 147 Online Shopping Stats Fueling Sales Growth in …