April 24, 2015

Top 10 Random thoughts during Business Analysis training week in Vancouver

Just completed a great course in Vancouver to help me do more Business Analysis type things on my job.Between hotels and airports I had some time to reflect on my training and the Vancouver area

Top 10 Random thoughts during Business Analysis Training:

10.  Although Enterprise Analysis includes Data it has nothing to do with Star Trek

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Q:Why do vampires make poor project managers

A: Because they wont meet with stakeholders.

7. Q. What is the PM's favorite passphrase?

    A.  Open SME

6.  That was a great sandwich board sign at the barbershop...

5. ... on both sides.

4. Why doesn't Willie Desjardin play the Sedins more?  (not funny, just the truth)

3. Risk Managment is more than just going after Australia in the first round of attacks.

2. Can I come up with 10 of these by Friday without cheating?

1. If the A-Team was Agile:
Business Analysis Training Agile A-Team

-Hannibal would be the PM ('cause he loves it when a plan comes together)
-MR T would be the Business Analyst (BA)
-Face would be the executive sponsor. (in charge of convincing exec's to throw money at the project
-Murdoch would be the enigmatic end user. :-)
-And The A-team theme song would play through the entire sprint.

Happy Friday Everyone! 

March 19, 2015

Top 10 Geeky Book Titles

Thank you to everyone who played "#GeekABook" on Twitter this Wednesday. We turned some down time into some fun time by geeking up some famous books and pushed me over 1000 followers! Yay me!











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