How the City of Henderson, Nevada Built a Business Analysis Practice to Improve Project Outcomes

When it comes to project planning, business analysis (BA) plays a critical role in establishing requirements and identifying risk. Without the scrutiny that BA provides, projects run the risk of failure and worse yet, rework, which can be both costly and inefficient. Business analysis lays the groundwork for helping to create the strategy that drives […]

Top 10 Strategy Execution Trends for 2017

We’re excited to announce the release of our Top 10 Strategy Execution Trends for 2017. As organizations become leaner and flatter, the people leading projects have had to evolve the way they do work in order to keep pace. This concept of adaptive execution is permeating organizations across the globe and it’s rooted in a […]

Webinar: 6 Skills Required for Effectively Managing Project-Based Work – Register Now!

In a constantly changing business environment, achieving results demands that projects be aligned to strategic goals. As organizations evolve, so have the roles of the project manager (PM) and business analyst (BA). In order to be effective, PMs and BAs must go beyond mastering requirements, schedules and budgets and also become proficient in strategic-level thinking. […]

The New Business Analysis: Optimizing the Value of Project-Based Work

The discipline of business analysis has evolved significantly since its inception. Business analysts (BAs) have traditionally been relied upon to define business requirements and translate them into clear language. In the process, they have acted as liaisons between strategic and technical roles. As today’s business environment continually changes and companies adapt more Agile mindsets to […]

Webinar Recap: The Business Analyst Catalyst

On December 8th, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution and Modern Analyst partnered to present a webinar on the evolving role of the business analyst (BA). In this webinar, Michael S. Zambruski, senior instructor with Strategy Execution, uses the context of the Enterprise Triple Constraint (Zambruski, 2015), which is the integration of strategy, analysis, and implementation to explore […]

Business Analysis Is Everywhere

If you ask someone to explain what business analysis is, they may not know how to answer, or will assume that it’s a very specialized and technical role that doesn’t really affect the rest of the company. Some of your top leadership may not even realize how much value this discipline is actually bringing to […]