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Strategies for Tackling Digital Transformation Resistance


The often-overused phrase “digital transformation” instills a sense of excitement and progress for many executives. But for some business leaders, digital transformation means intimidation or mystery. When the former group is tasked with selling data-driven technology initiatives to the latter group, they face formidable challenges. They must win hearts and minds to get buy-in, sometimes faced with […] The post Strategies for Tackling Digital Transformation Resistance appeared first on DAT

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Building a Business Analysis Center of Excellence: A Blueprint for Success

BA Times

A Business Analysis Center of Excellence (BACoE) is a dynamic and strategic organizational asset that can significantly enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of business analysis processes. Often referred to as a Competency Development Center, a BACoE serves as a hub for collaboration, best practice management, and competency development in a specific functional area.


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Article: Bridging Silos and Overcoming Collaboration Antipatterns in Multidisciplinary Organisations

InfoQ Articles

There's a worrying trend towards focusing on specialisms at the expense of collaboration, shared responsibility and valuable outcomes, which can take teams away from multi-disciplinary collaboration. This article calls out three collaboration anti-patterns that appeared in more than one organisation, some of the symptoms they cause and some thoughts on how to go about counteracting them.

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Balancing Culture With the Need to Produce Results

Leading Agile

Why are so many Agile coaches and ScrumMasters getting laid off? Is it because Agile is disappearing? Or is it becasue they’ve gotten so dogmatic about the rules and cermonies surrounding Agile that they’re more of a burden then they are valuable? In our latest espisode of SoundNotes, Mike Cottmeyer and Dave Prior explore the competing priorties of many Agislists and the leaders they’re trying to help and talk about how to bring balance to the bigger picture so that companies can get back succed

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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How to Get Meaningful Sign-Off on Requirements

Bridging the Gap

One of the most frustrating challenges on a project is when the developers build a solution that everyone thought the business signed off on only to have significant changes surface during testing or even after deployment. As a business analyst, you can provide tremendous value by not only getting sign off on the requirements, but also getting buy in from stakeholders about what the solution needs to do and how it fits into their workflow before development even begins.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get Your BAs Internationally Accredited

Adaptive US

Introduction Are you a business analyst looking to take your career to the next level? Or perhaps you're a sales head seeking ways to boost your team's performance? No matter your role, one thing is clear: international accreditation for business analysts (BAs) can make a world of difference. In this blog post, we'll explore five compelling reasons why getting your BAs internationally accredited is a game-changer.

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What is the difference between Kanban vs Scrum

BA Careers

Kanban vs Scrum Kanban vs Scrum : Both Kanban and Scrum are popular frameworks for managing and improving work processes, and they both fall under the broader category of Agile methodologies. However, they have different focuses and practices. Here’s a comparison of the two: 1. Origin & Purpose: Kanban: Originated in the Japanese manufacturing sector, particularly at Toyota, as a way to manage workflow and improve efficiency in production lines.

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