ROBIN F. GOLDSMITH
Robin F. Goldsmith, JD helps organizations get the right results right by advising and training business and systems professionals on REAL requirements, project management and leadership, risk-based Proactive Software Quality Assurance™ and Proactive Testing™, REAL ROI™, metrics, outsourcing, and process improvement. Subject expert for IIBA’s BABOK® v2, he is an author of the book, Discovering REAL Business Requirements for Software Project Success, and the forthcoming book, Cut Creep: Write Right Agile User Story and Acceptance Test Requirements Right.
Is poor project management impacting your effectiveness? What can you do about it? How’s that working out? Historically, Business Analysts (BAs) and Project Managers (PMs) focus on and are trained in separate skill sets. BAs focus on requirements definition, whereas PMs concentrate on budgets, schedules, resources, and tasks. Having both PM and BA present on a project presumably enables covering all bases w..
Do you sense business analysis and business analysts are falling behind? Is it as fulfilling as you’d like or expect, and do others give it the respect it needs and deserves? For instance, increasingly business analysts seem left out of Agile projects. These all can be signals business analysis is failing to provide adequate business value. It may merely reflect difficulty communicating value that actually ..