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The Inquisitive Analyst

The Inquisitive Analyst

By Marcus Udokang

It’s the show where we chat with business analysts and project managers about their challenges and triumphs, their ideas, and their contribution to their field. It’s inspiring, it’s up beat, it's exciting, but most of all, it’s inquisitive.


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A Chat with Dr. Joe Perez: Bringing Data to Life and Life to Data
A Chat with Dr. Joe Perez: Bringing Data to Life and Life to Data
Dr. Joe Perez is an international keynote speaker on data analytics, a higher education professional, a specialist in process improvement, and a Chief Technology Officer. Joe talks about how data can be used to fuel business decisions, and how to sift through a quagmire of data to find what we need. Joe also discusses how to narrow the gap between companies that want to be data driven and those that actually are data driven; qualitative versus quantitative data; cognitive bias in big data; and how to become better data storytellers. For Joe it's all about turning obstacles into opportunities by bringing data to life and life to data. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoiCja5fn04 Dr. Joe Perez: LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/jwperez  YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/DrJoePerezData  Website: https://DrJoePerez.com  Keynote Speaker: https://sessionize.com/joe-perez  Twitter: https://twitter.com/jwperezman   Facebook: https://facebook.com/jwperezman  Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp
40:39
July 14, 2022
A Chat with Ron MacTavish: Public Speaking and Leadership Mentoring
A Chat with Ron MacTavish: Public Speaking and Leadership Mentoring
Ron MacTavish, a 25 year Toastmasters member, and a retired Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for an insurance company, talks about key skills required to be an optimal speaker. He has worked in Asia, Africa and North America, and his breadth of knowledge in public speaking and leadership is vast.  Ron provides guidance on crafting entertaining and captivating speeches; the benefits of being a Toastmaster; how to build Toastmaster clubs to be active, attractive and enduring for any aspiring public speaker and potential leader; and the value of mentoring within this scope of growth. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1WxH7NDr8M Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp
25:51
July 14, 2022
A Chat with Mayte Mata: International Project Management
A Chat with Mayte Mata: International Project Management
(T.I.A Ep 78) Mayte Mata, a project manager and consultant. Mayte talks about her experience working as an international project manager; how PMs can overcome cultural backgrounds when leading diverse teams; and the value of volunteering. Mayte also discusses how best to engage teams when working online; the key to ensuring successful projects; and her experience as Americas Ambassador for The PMO Leader.  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BYwkEzYv_w Mayte Mata  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mayte-mata-sivera-pmp/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255
19:51
February 07, 2022
A Chat with Kyle Murtagh: The 5 Pillars of Effective Public Speaking
A Chat with Kyle Murtagh: The 5 Pillars of Effective Public Speaking
(T.I.A. Ep 78) Kyle Murtagh, a Presentation Skills Trainer, and Public Speaking Coach, was a semi-finalist in the Toastmasters International World Public Speaking Championship Contest in Aug 2021. He talks about his humble beginnings in public speaking; the importance of building public speaking skills; key tips to becoming a comfortable, competent, and confident speaker; and tips on how to best prepare for presentations.  Kyle also discusses how to create strong audience rapport, and hold your audience's attention with impact; the correct skills and mindset to be a public speaker; tips on preparing for virtual presentations; the importance of constructive feedback; and the types of services offered by Confidence By Design. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWgK0Cav_lw Kyle Murtagh  Website: https://www.confidencebydesign.co.uk/  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/KyleMurtagh  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kylemurtagh1/  Kyle's Book  The 5 Pillars of Effective Public Speaking  https://www.amazon.com/Pillars-Effective-Public-Speaking-Presentation-ebook/dp/B08DRJRTJ7/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3KYPWM7206IT9&keywords=The+5+Pillars+of+Effective+Public+Speaking&qid=1641685768&sprefix=the+5+pillars+of+effective+public+speaking+%2Caps%2C154&sr=8-1 Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp
24:36
January 07, 2022
A Chat with Margaret Page: Transformative Mentoring and Impacting Lives Through Leadership
A Chat with Margaret Page: Transformative Mentoring and Impacting Lives Through Leadership
(T.I.A. Ep 77). Margaret Page, current President of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills, talks about her humble beginnings in Toastmasters; how it takes a village to raise a Toastmasters International President; experiencing transformative mentoring at Toastmasters; and making a difference and positively impacting lives as a leader. Margaret also talks about how to build better relationships with employees, employers, family, and the community at large within Toastmasters; tips to refining our leadership and presentation potential; recommendations for those first time Toastmasters; and the meaning behind Toastmasters medallions and pins.  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbWQDH1Dgis Margaret Page  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/margaretpage/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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November 12, 2021
A Chat with Bob Ivkovic: Capabilities, Business Rules and Enterprise Architecture
A Chat with Bob Ivkovic: Capabilities, Business Rules and Enterprise Architecture
(T.I.A Ep 76). Bob Ivkovic, an Enterprise Architect, eloquently paints a picture of his start in the IT Architecture business. He explains his involvement with ERP Cloud Architecture; experience as a Management Consultant with oil companies in Calgary, Canada; and recommendations on a good path to become a Management Consultant. Bob also provides an in depth definition of a business rule; the services that IT Architects provides; what capabilities are, and why they are so important in IT Architecture; and the distinguishing difference between Precedence Architecture, Program Architecture and Enterprise Architecture. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kPKDHgEUbk Bob Ivkovic  Website: https://itarchitects.ca/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-ivkovic-4426501/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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November 11, 2021
A Chat with Emily Tom: Determining the Value Proposition of a Project
A Chat with Emily Tom: Determining the Value Proposition of a Project
(T.I.A. Ep 75). Emily Tom, IIBA Regional Director for Americas Northeast Region delivers an enchanting conversation about what inspired her to pursue Business Analysis as a career; lessons learned from being President of the IIBA Ottawa-Outaouais Chapter; and recommendations on how BAs can stand out from the competition when looking for BA jobs. Emily also discusses a good starting point for BAs when putting together a business case; how a new BA on the job determine the value proposition for a project; whether to focus only on agile concepts, or to also include waterfall; establishing the value of business analysis in a non-profit organization; and the importance of IIBA Cybersecurity and IIBA Data Analytics certifications. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QSs1C9D1Lo Emily Tom  https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-tom-cbap-59190453 Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9 Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
22:04
November 08, 2021
A Chat with Kari Mirabal: Networking & Career Coaching
A Chat with Kari Mirabal: Networking & Career Coaching
(T.I.A. Ep 74). Kari Mirabal, a Networking and Career Coach, provides a fascinating talk about what it means to network smarter; taking calculated risks to achieve success; valuable networking strategies; career transition challenges; and pushing past fear to connect with confidence. Kari also discusses what her book, "You Already Have the No", means for those who want to network better; how to allow the natural flow of networking to easily unfold; and overcoming barriers to networking. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRP0Fz6Sg3k Kari Mirabal  Website: https://www.karimirabal.com/  Linked: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karimirabal/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
26:27
November 01, 2021
A Chat with Jared Gorai: Uniting the Business Analysis Community
A Chat with Jared Gorai: Uniting the Business Analysis Community
(T.I.A. Ep 73). Jared Gorai, Director of Chapters & Membership Engagement for Global IIBA, talks about his journey within IIBA; the global standard of Business Analysis, best practices and Centre of Excellence; what it means to be a member of IIBA, and the benefits from membership; and newly launched IIBA items to support the industry and member needs. Jared also discusses IIBAs certification offerings; IIBA's global chapter presence; the focus for IIBA over the next year or two; and the importance of volunteering.  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlNy2d5j4iA Jared Gorai LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jgorai/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
30:49
October 31, 2021
A Chat with Vanessa Khan: Designing and Implementing Processes for Product Owners
A Chat with Vanessa Khan: Designing and Implementing Processes for Product Owners
(T.I.A. Ep 72). Vanessa Khan, a Senior Business Analyst, and a Coach and Advisor to Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs, discusses what makes a Business Analyst an integral part of project implementation; recommendations on how to maximize the vendor selection process; and she provides insights into developing a Statement of Work. Vanessa also details how to map out an as-is process; designing and implementing processes for Product Owners; how to lead a document management process; and how VK Inc. works with small businesses.  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksvKPmZraMs Vanessa Khan  Website: https://vanessakhan.ca/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vanessa-khan-b1242a56/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
29:11
October 25, 2021
A Chat with Greg Gazin: Leadership, Communication, Podcasting and The Gadget Guy
A Chat with Greg Gazin: Leadership, Communication, Podcasting and The Gadget Guy
(T.I.A. Ep 71). Greg Gazin, a Leadership and Technology Speaker, Tech Columnist, and Podcaster for Toastmasters International and Toastcaster, provides valuable insight into what makes a good leader; how the public speaking organization known as Toastmasters has helped to develop his communication skills for podcasting; and how Toastmasters helps its members build acute leadership skills. Greg also provides podcasting tips and takeaways; recommendations on researching and planning for podcast guests interviews; the skills involved in being a Toastmaster District Leader; how to recognize your growth in public speaking; lessons learned for technology speakers; and how he came about to write a children's book.  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxI3ObPUQUo Greg Gazin  Website 1: http://gadgetgreg.com/  Website 2: GadgetGuy.ca  Linked: https://www.linkedin.com/in/greggazin/ Greg's Book  https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/418588  Promotional price: $0.00  Coupon Code: VK54S  Expires: November 15, 2021 Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp  Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
38:05
October 20, 2021
A Chat with Prince Jimmy: Digital Product Management, UX/UI Design and Project Scope
A Chat with Prince Jimmy: Digital Product Management, UX/UI Design and Project Scope
(T.I.A. Ep 70) Jimmy Prince, a Project and Product Manager, details his journey into project management; shares perspectives on using Waterfall and Agile within the engineering sphere; aspects of Additive Manufacturing; and how to prepare to scope a project. Prince also emphasizes the importance of ensuring availability of resources; planning for project safety risk assessment; differences between Digital Product Management and traditional Product Management; challenges for a Product Manager; and recommendations for those entering the Product Management field. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3f9YtTpV7vE Prince Jimmy https://www.linkedin.com/in/princejimmy/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
28:01
October 18, 2021
A Chat with Laura Burford: The Consulting JUMPSTART Blueprint©
A Chat with Laura Burford: The Consulting JUMPSTART Blueprint©
(T.I.A. Ep 69). Laura Burford, a Consultant Advisor, who runs Laura's Consulting Guide, talks about her beginnings in the consulting field; what The Consultancy Model© and the Consulting JUMPSTART Blueprint© encompass; how a consultant can build effective long-lasting relationships with the right people, and determine their hourly rate. Laura also discusses the 3 levels of consultants; some common consultant challenges; tips to identify and define the ideal client; how consultants can best display credibility, and get more clients with targeted outreach; the types of services Laura's Consulting Guide provides; and a brief summary of her book "Project Management for Flat Organizations: Cost Effective Steps to Achieving Successful Results". YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJhkxAi0DwY Laura Burford  Linked: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauraburford/  Website: laurasconsultingguide.com  YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/LauraBurford  Facebook: facebook.com/laurasconsultingguide  Medium: lauradburford-82389.medium.com/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9 Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
30:32
October 12, 2021
A Chat with Klao Bell-Lewis: Stakeholder Relationships and Social Impact Programs
A Chat with Klao Bell-Lewis: Stakeholder Relationships and Social Impact Programs
(T.I.A. Ep 68). Klao Bell-Lewis, a certified project manager, talks about the best way to gain respect from stakeholders on a project; good tools you use to help you better manage stakeholders; techniques to best engage top management within a project; and how to measure successful stakeholder engagement. Klao also points out how to best transition stakeholders from being detractors to being allies or champion supporters of your project; lessons learned from executing a multi-site community outreach program; how to best engage team members on a project; how to identify, communicate, and mobilize stakeholders, and build strong relationships with them. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4s7R5_ddkw Klao Bell-Lewis  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/klaobelllewis/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
22:21
October 11, 2021
A Chat with Soha Karjawally: Estimating, Escalation Paths, and Scope Creep
A Chat with Soha Karjawally: Estimating, Escalation Paths, and Scope Creep
(T.I.A. Ep 67). Soha Karjawally, a Project Manager and Team Lead provides recommendations to PMs for writing requirements specifications; hurdles estimating required resources, time and effort; and lessons learned for Infrastructure and Security Project Managers. Soha also discusses how to deal with projects that do not meet deadlines or budgets; what a typical relationship with a sponsor looks like; recommended escalation paths; methods to deal with scope creep; and experience developing an Aeronautical Maintenance Management System (AMMS) to target the maintenance management of the UH-1H helicopter for the Lebanese Air Force (LAF). YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdHRoDdMLX8 Soha Karjawally LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sohakarjawally/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
29:14
October 08, 2021
A Chat with Elizabeth Harrin: Engaging Stakeholders on Projects
A Chat with Elizabeth Harrin: Engaging Stakeholders on Projects
(T.I.A. Ep 66). Elizabeth Harrin, Director of Otobos Consultants Ltd., a project manager, and author chats  about her award-winning blog, A Girls Guide to PM; her Facebook group Project Management Café; how to effectively engaging with stakeholders; how PMs can attain credibility in the workplace; and tips on how to best manage multiple projects. Elizabeth also discusses how PMs can strategically converse with executives; skills to negotiate and influence teams to work better together; and a few tips on how to bounce back from project failure. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-e43NW0S1E Elizabeth Harrin  Website: https://elizabeth-harrin.com/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabethharrin/  Blog: https://www.girlsguidetopm.com  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/OtobosGroup Elizabeth's Books:  Project Manager: Careers in IT Project Management  1) Engaging Stakeholders on Projects  https://www.amazon.com/Engaging-stakeholders-projects-harness-people-ebook/dp/B08HJGQY2M/ref=sr_1_8?dchild=1&keywords=elizabeth+harrin&qid=1626219106&sr=8-8 2) https://www.amazon.com/Project-Manager-Careers-project-management-ebook/dp/B07CRRWMXP/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Project+Manager%3A+Careers+in+IT+Project+Management&qid=1626219016&sr=8-1 Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9 Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription) Facebook 1: https://www.facebook.com/girlsguidetopm/ Facebook 2: https://www.facebook.com/groups/projectmanagementcafe/ Mentoring Program: https://www.facebook.com/groups/projectmanagementrebels Twitter: https://twitter.com/girlsguidetopm
36:41
October 01, 2021
A Chat with Amin Sabzavari: Sustainability and Aspen Technology Services
A Chat with Amin Sabzavari: Sustainability and Aspen Technology Services
(T.I.A Ep 65). Amin Sabzavari, an Engineer, co-founder of Aspen Technology Solutions, and a sustainability instructor provides an engaging conversation. He talks about how the public speaking organization Toastmasters has helped him develop marketable communication and leadership skills that have been instrumental in his career, particularly as an instructor.  Amin discusses the leadership roles he has held at Toastmasters; vital aspects of sustainability; services that Aspen Technology Services provides; the value one can gain from being a Toastmaster member; and recommendations on how a BA or PM can enter the sustainability field. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqEmcDWmTeI Amin Sabzavari Website: http://www.aspentechnologysolutions.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amin-sabzevari-p-eng-crm-87a4921b/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
31:05
September 30, 2021
A Chat with Eno Eka: BA Entrepreneur and the Business Analysis School
A Chat with Eno Eka: BA Entrepreneur and the Business Analysis School
(T.I.A. Ep 64). Eno Eka, Founder of the Business Analysis School and Director of Education at IIBA Calgary, provides an awesome dialogue about her entry into the Business Analysis field; recommended steps BAs can use to document high level requirements; and how to become an IIBA member. Eno also discusses how new immigrants to Canada can transition into a Business Analysis career; hurdles that new Canadian immigrants face in the workforce, and how to overcome these hurdles; services that Business Analysis School offers; and her experience as a BA Instructor at the University of Manitoba. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3rz957bGSE Eno Eka Website 1: https://www.businessanalysisschool.com/ Website 2: https://www.enyconsulting.ca/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/enoeka-businessanalysis-coach-businessanalyst-businessanalysiscoach-cbap-prosci-ccba-ecba-career/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9 Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
32:24
September 22, 2021
A Chat with Elena Pawęta: Speaking Online with Confidence and TEDx Coaching
A Chat with Elena Pawęta: Speaking Online with Confidence and TEDx Coaching
(T.I.A. Ep 63). Dr. Elena Pawęta, a communication coach, and a TEDx organizer, explains her journey in becoming a District 108 Director (Poland, Finland, Ukraine, Russia, Estonia) at the public speaking organization called Toastmasters; experience with the Dale Carnegie public speaking institute; and strategies to become a TEDx speaker, and the value it provides. Elena explains the impact in overcoming fear of public speaking; why communicating with clarity and confidence is so important in business; she provides a summary of her book Born Global Entrepreneurs; an explanation of the Podcast, Ideas + Leaders; the types of services Elena Pawęta Consulting provides; and experience with public speaking in Poland and Russia. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ji5P_fU-PJY Elena Pawęta  Website: https://elenapaweta.com/  Website: https://courses.elenapaweta.com/tedxcoaching0921/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elena-paweta/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute   Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
26:11
September 20, 2021
A Chat with Alexander Kurm: Process Management Strategies and Lean Six Sigma
A Chat with Alexander Kurm: Process Management Strategies and Lean Six Sigma
(T.I.A. Ep 62). Alexander Kurm, a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Principal at Kurm Consulting Inc. gives a captivating conversation about how he entered into process management and improvement consultancy; why business process management is so important for organizations; and how to adopt and implement continuous improvement approaches Alexander also discusses his experience with big data strategy, for mapping business process architecture; overcoming major problems with continuous improvement strategies; using Elements.Cloud to improve and accommodate business changes within process mapping; deploying Six Sigma in an organization; and lessons learned for those wanting to enter the business process management field. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZoScgmkmVw Alexander Kurm  Website: https://www.kurmconsulting.com/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexander-kurm-7014aa1/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website: https://lewisinstituteinc.com/  Project Leader Courses (60% discount): https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal: https://businessagility.institute/emergence  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
29:05
September 18, 2021
A Chat with David Limiero: Leveraging Salesforce and Processes
A Chat with David Limiero: Leveraging Salesforce and Processes
(T.I.A Ep 61). David Limiero, an ordained minister who also happens to be a Business Analyst and a 7X Certified Salesforce Professional, gives a fantastic portrayal of his journey in becoming a Salesforce Business Analyst; operating a non-profit organization; and process discovery and process design/re-design using Salesforce. David also explains how to implement strategy within Salesforce projects; adoption of third party apps in Salesforce; providing Salesforce training in a non-profit organization; and how his skills from 20 years of ministry experience have been incorporated into working with Salesforce. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mcFJ-3UTQ8 David Limiero Website: https://stadiachurchplanting.org/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidlimiero/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9 Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
25:57
September 16, 2021
A Chat with Katie Sattler: Preparing for a Career with Joy to Job
A Chat with Katie Sattler: Preparing for a Career with Joy to Job
(T.I.A. Ep 60). Katie Sattler, is part of a group of aspiring recent high school graduates who have been preparing themselves for university, and helping to shape their careers and the careers of other students through a career exploration group called Joy to Job. Katie talks about how Joy to Job came about; how many schools and students have participated in the program; and the types of webinars Joy to Job focuses on. Katie describes the type of path she wants her career to take after university; perspectives about careers that students have learned from the Joy to Job webinars; activities she has done to prepare herself for university; recommendations for determined young students in technology; and future plans for Joy to Job. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0-Bjm1Y4ww Katie Sattler  Website: https://joytojob.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katie-sattler-181037207/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
21:04
September 13, 2021
A Chat with Benjamin Anyacho: Project Management and The Knowledge Café
A Chat with Benjamin Anyacho: Project Management and The Knowledge Café
(T.I.A. Ep 59). Benjamin Anyacho, a passionate Project-Portfolio Manager and Knowledge Management Strategist, tells of his adventurous path into project management; provides a summary of his recent book "The Knowledge Café", for curious and caffeinated knowledge workers; and how to build momentum and bridges among peoples, ideas, and results on projects. Benjamin explains how to best overcome managing projects and stakeholders from hell; how to double an organization's value creation; how to best monitor and control the execution of strategy within a business; how to provide vision and overall leadership; and recommendations for aspiring Project and Knowledge Managers. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1_Iz4wK9-U Benjamin Anyacho  Website: https://benjaminanyacho.com/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anyacho/ Benjamin's Book:  The Knowledge Café: Create an Environment for Successful Knowledge Management  https://www.amazon.com/Knowledge-Caf%C3%A9-Environment-Successful-Management/dp/1523089512/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+knowledge+cafe&qid=1630901697&sr=8-1 Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
27:52
September 09, 2021
A Chat with Terry Schmidt: Strategic Project Management Made Simple
A Chat with Terry Schmidt: Strategic Project Management Made Simple
(T.I.A. Ep 58). Had an inspiring chat with Terry Schmidt, a Strategic Planning Consultant and President of ManagementPro. Terry talks about why professionals and knowledge workers should learn to think strategically; practical strategic management principles for project managers; and a solid review of the 2nd edition of his recent book "Strategic Project Management Made Simple". Terry provides a concrete explanation about the services that ManagementPro provides; how to close that gap between strategic intent and actual results for your clients; and recommendations for those who want to turn "Strategic Goals into Actionable Plans". YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lQ4vDmHR_U Terry Schmidt  Website 1: https://www.managementpro.com/  Website 2: bit.ly/MARCUSPODCAST  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/terryschmidt/ Terry's book:  Strategic Project Management Made Simple: Solution Tools for Leaders and Teams 2nd ed.  https://www.amazon.com/Strategic-Project-Management-Made-Simple/dp/1119718171/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2QRS2S75FQ1C&dchild=1&keywords=strategic+project+management+made+simple&qid=1630902568&sprefix=strategic+project%2Caps%2C206&sr=8-1 Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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September 08, 2021
A Chat with Tracie Edwards: Traceability and the Requirements Management Process
A Chat with Tracie Edwards: Traceability and the Requirements Management Process
(T.I.A. Ep 57). Tracie Edwards, a business analyst and host of the Traceability Podcast gives an enlightening BA approach for planning the requirements management process; optimal requirements management tools to use and why; and a process for gathering assumptions, constraints and dependencies for a project. Tracie also provides substantial tips on how to overcome change management process challenges; recommendations for a successful requirements prioritization process; how to create a more collaborative working environment; and how to best plan for requirements traceability. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwFn6yXZWJ0 Tracie Edwards  Website/Podcast: https://traceabilitypodcast.com/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9;  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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September 03, 2021
A Chat with Colin Thompson: Agile Coaching and Project Management in Asia
A Chat with Colin Thompson: Agile Coaching and Project Management in Asia
(T.I.A. Ep 56). Had a spectacular chat with Colin Thompson, an Agile coach, and CEO of Oligye Consulting. He speaks about his experience as a Project Manager, Agile Coach and Management Consultant with IBM in Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; cultural differences working as a Project Manager and Agile Coach in North America versus Asia; and working with process improvement projects in Japan, China, Australia, Singapore, and India. Colin also discusses designing and implementing IBM's enterprise-wide Agile transformation from Shanghai; types of services that Oligye Consulting provides; recommendations for personal development and career transitioning within project management, Agile coaching and management consulting; and experience with Blockchain in China.  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ds14lXIctQ Colin Thompson  Website: https://www.oligye.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/colincthompson/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute:  Website -  https://lewisinstituteinc.com/;  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute:  Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence;  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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August 21, 2021
A Chat with Sandy Hunter: Salesforce in the Non-Profit
A Chat with Sandy Hunter: Salesforce in the Non-Profit
(T.I.A. Ep 55). Sandy Hunter, a Salesforce Administrator and Information Specialist, provides a solid explanation of his journey into Salesforce as a career; and what skills encompass a Salesforce Administrator.  Sandy also elucidates on how to add greater value to Salesforce using 3rd party applications; key Salesforce skills for optimal marketability; ways to drive drive Salesforce user adoption; working with Business Analysts in Salesforce; and recommendations on entering the Salesforce job market, specifically with non-profits.  YouTube:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2y9DBWqbaAw Sandy Hunter  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandy-hunter-75718481/;  Power of Us Hub: https://www.salesforce.org/help/power-of-us-hub/;  Trailhead Community: https://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/trailblazercommunity  Sponsored by: The Lewis Institute   Website - https://lnkd.in/gfVabkm9;  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lnkd.in/gghkcTp Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://lnkd.in/g5yTrNgm;  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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August 16, 2021
A Chat with Faheem Moosa: Land High Paying Clients as a Consultant
A Chat with Faheem Moosa: Land High Paying Clients as a Consultant
(T.I.A. Ep 54). Faheem Moosa, founder of Consulting Leap, talks about how he provides actionable business strategies for consultants to grow; key focus areas of Consulting Leap; strategies to target your consultancy market; how consultants can land 2-4 high paying clients in 90 days without relying on referrals; and steps consultants can use to attract high paying clients. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpJ1DN6TlFU Faheem Moosa  Website 1: https://www.consultingleap.com/;  Website 2: http://www.springboarders.ca/who-we-are/;  https://www.linkedin.com/in/faheemmoosa/ Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website: https://lewisinstituteinc.com/;  Project Leader Courses (60% discount): https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal: https://businessagility.institute/emergence;  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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August 15, 2021
A Chat with Alan Barry: Business Analysis Essentials and Fund Elements
A Chat with Alan Barry: Business Analysis Essentials and Fund Elements
(T.I.A. Ep 53). Alan Barry, Founder and CEO of Fund Elements, chats about his success as an entrepreneur and his experience as a business analyst and project manager; the importance of operating models in the Investment Fund business; and takeaways from leading the implementation of a Global HR transformation project. Alan also discusses his role in developing a training course called Business Analysis Essentials – The Complete Functional Definition; developing the skills to identify business requirements; establishing good practices between business and IT; and the benefits of cloud computing enabling a new approach to Business Analysis as a Service. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2ieRXolwfc Alan Barry Website: www.fundelements.io LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alanbarryfundelements #BusinessAnalysis #BA #ProjectManagement #PM #BusinessRequirements #CloudComputing #UPN #BusinessAnalysisEssentials #FundElements Sponsored by:  The Lewis Institute  Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/;  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute  Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence;  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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August 09, 2021
A Chat with Emanuel DaCosta: Employability Skills, Career Coaching and Public Speaking
A Chat with Emanuel DaCosta: Employability Skills, Career Coaching and Public Speaking
(T.I.A Ep 52). Emanuel DaCosta, a Career Coach, Speaker, and Facilitator provides an enlightening conversation about his passionate drive working within the skills development and training space; ways for individuals to define and meet their career goals; and tools and resources to use along the way. Emanuel also speaks about steps to build strong public speaking skills within the workforce; great ways to improve organizational, team and individual performance at work; and practical facilitation techniques. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4bqzB8QkCc Emanuel DaCosta:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emdacosta/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website: https://lewisinstituteinc.com/;  Project Leader Courses (60% discount): https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal: https://businessagility.institute/emergence;  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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August 08, 2021
A Chat with Jim Boots: BPM Boots on the Ground
A Chat with Jim Boots: BPM Boots on the Ground
(T.I.A. Ep 51). Jim Boots, Principal at Global Process Innovation eloquently talks about his fabulous path into enterprise architecture and business process management (BPM); the value of BPM to organizations and BAs; the importance of simple BPM models; and how to implement strategic BPM. He discusses his book "BPM Boots on the Ground"; how to sell BPM to organizations, to get executives to understand and commit to implementing it; why BPM is essential for good strategy execution; and how to successfully deploy BPM and build post-adoption support for it within an organization. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErNoB3bttXo Jim Boots: Website: http://www.globalprocessinnovation.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jim-boots-1162307/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/;  Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence;  promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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July 30, 2021
A Chat with Ananya (Ann) Pani: Kick-Start a Successful BA Career and AdaptiveUS
A Chat with Ananya (Ann) Pani: Kick-Start a Successful BA Career and AdaptiveUS
(T.I.A. Ep 50). Ananya (Ann) Pani, who heads Global Sales and Marketing at AdaptiveUS, explains the immense value that AdaptiveUS provides the BA community; recommended steps for BAs to perform an effective gap analysis; and how BAs can take on broader responsibilities, and deepen their functional expertise. Ananya also discusses how BAs can survive and thrive in the new normal; how to kick-start a lucrative BA career; great ways for BAs to gather requirements in an Agile environment; essential skills for BAs to transition to a Product Owner role; and how BAs can build effective relationships within their team and across various departments. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jg4aj8KgJds Ananya (Ann) Pani:   Website: AdaptiveUS.com;  Blog: adaptiveus.com/blog;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ann~/  Sponsored by  The Lewis Institute:  Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute:  Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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July 26, 2021
A Chat with Richard Cunningham: Salesforce Solutions and the Purposeful Architect
A Chat with Richard Cunningham: Salesforce Solutions and the Purposeful Architect
(T.I.A Ep 49). Richard Cunningham, Principal Consultant at Blendery Inc, talks about his blog Purposeful Architect, which provides a journey of insights for BAs and Architects to understand requirements, and how to develop Salesforce solutions; and how Blendery Inc. streamlines multiple event systems into a single management solution. Richard also points out modelling techniques that lead to more complete and accurate requirements; how best to learn company jargon and define it in a shared glossary; differences between a process map and a concept map; mapping out complexity in Salesforce; the process of designing and deploying event registration solutions. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQ8d9vVfCfs Richard Cunningham:   Website: http://www.blendery.com/;  Blog: https://www.purposefularchitect.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richardbcunningham/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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July 21, 2021
A Chat with Cheryl Lee: Knowledge Adapters and the Path to PMI-PBA
A Chat with Cheryl Lee: Knowledge Adapters and the Path to PMI-PBA
(T.I.A Ep 48). Cheryl Lee, a BA and PM consultant and instructor for Knowledge Adapters, speaks eloquently about her experience as co-founder and chair of the PMI Toronto Chapter, and co-author to The PMI Guide to Business Analysis, 1st Ed; her involvement with the Business Analysis Community within a PMI Chapter; and the advantages of a virtual self-paced PMI-PBA boot camp.  Cheryl also provides some recommendations on transitioning from a BA to an Agile BA role; advantages to having a PMI-PBA certification; the application process to take the PMI-PBA exam; and the real meaning behind "PMs are from Mars and BAs are from Venus". YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ca3CTyZcPr8 Cheryl Lee:   Website 1: https://knowledgeadapters.com/;  Website 2: http://projectadvisor.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cheryllowlee/;  Twitter: @BAPMCherylLee Books co-authored  1) Effective PM and BA Role Collaboration: Delivering Business Value through Projects and Programs Successfully https://www.amazon.com/Effective-Role-Collaboration-Delivering-Successfully/dp/B01FIX292A;  2) The PMI Guide to Business Analysis https://www.amazon.com/PMI-Guide-Business-Analysis/dp/1628251980/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+PMI+Guide+to+Business+Analysis%2C+2017&qid=1626079709&s=books&sr=1-1-fkmr0 Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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July 12, 2021
A Chat with Greta Blash: PM Consultancy, Project Risks, and Facilitated Methods
A Chat with Greta Blash: PM Consultancy, Project Risks, and Facilitated Methods
(T.I.A Ep 47). Greta Blash, a Business Consultant, Trainer, and Speaker, provides recommendations for aspiring PM entrepreneurs entering the PM consultancy and training business; lessons learned from implementing CRM and BI systems; the role of the BA on an Agile project; and the prime benefit of being a project manager. Greta also elucidates on how to contend with identifying and managing risks on a project; how PMs can work effectively alongside a PMO; experience teaching at the Keller Graduate School of Management; fundamental skills needed to successfully manage projects; and steps needed to establish an effective Change Control Board (CCB). YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtUTcZu4m_M Greta Blash:   Website: https://www.facilitatedmethods.com;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gretablash/ Books: 1) Basics of Good Project Management https://www.amazon.com/Basics-Good-Project-Management-successfully-ebook/dp/B07L4CKKNC/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+Basic+of+Good+Project+Management%2C+greta+blash&qid=1626315659&sr=8-1;   2) Greta's Notes to ACE the PMP https://www.amazon.com/Gretas-Notes-ACE-PMP-Competencies-ebook/dp/B08VS829YG/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=greta+blash&qid=1626315728&sr=8-2;  3) Greta's Notes to ACE the CAPM https://www.amazon.com/Gtetas-Notes-ACE-CAPM-Competencies-ebook/dp/B08VWJ39V8/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=greta+blash&qid=1626315728&sr=8-4 Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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July 07, 2021
A Chat with Howard Podeswa: The Agile Guide to Business Analysis and Planning
A Chat with Howard Podeswa: The Agile Guide to Business Analysis and Planning
(T.I.A. Ep 46). Howard Podeswa, an author on Business Analysis and Agile, as well as an accomplished artist, provides an absorbing conversation about BPMN; activity and class diagrams; requirements maturity of an organization versus development methods; and the function of the BA within an iterative-incremental process. Howard also provides a summary of his three books which include the BAs role in an Agile environment from strategic planning to continuous value delivery; Agile Business Analysis; and a glossary of questions, templates, and terms for BAs. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZ9oj7kkZdU Howard Podeswa:   Website 1: http://www.nobleinc.ca/;  Website 2: https://www.modernanalyst.com/Community/ModernAnalystBlog/tabid/181/Default.aspx;  Website 3: https://www.howardpodeswa.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/howard-podeswa-5003111/ Books 1) The Agile Guide to Business Analysis and Planning (Apr 2021) https://www.amazon.com/Practical-Guide-Agile-Business-Analysis/dp/0134191129/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+Agile+Guide+to+Business+Analysis+and+Planning&qid=1625100699&sr=8-1  2) The Business Analyst's Handbook (2008) https://www.amazon.com/Business-Analysts-Handbook-Howard-Podeswa/dp/1598635654/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+Business+Analyst%27s+Handbook&qid=1625100736&sr=8-1 3) UML for the IT Business Analyst (2009) https://www.amazon.com/UML-Business-Analyst-Howard-Podeswa/dp/1598638688/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=UML+for+the+IT+Business+Analyst&qid=1625100776&sr=8-1 Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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July 01, 2021
A Chat with Bola Adesope: Sprint Retrospectives, Team Velocity, and Backlog Refinement
A Chat with Bola Adesope: Sprint Retrospectives, Team Velocity, and Backlog Refinement
(T.I.A Ep 45). Bola Adesope, an Agile and Business Transformation Consultant and coach for Stacey & Lloyd Consulting, speaks with zest about alternatives on when to have a Sprint Retrospective; when to discuss possible improvements with your Scrum team; and the best way to track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress. Bola also creatively articulates the best way to develop and maintain the project story map; Product Owner backlog refinement; the services provided by Stacey and Lloyd Consulting; and the value of the mentoring group Helping Other People Succeed (H.O.P.S.), which he co-founded. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vS78d0_lsMQ Bola Adescope: Website: https://www.staceyandlloyd.com/;  LinkedIn (Bola): https://www.linkedin.com/in/bolaadesope/;  LinkedIn (Stacey & Lloyd): https://www.linkedin.com/company/staceyandlloyd/;  LinkedIn (H.O.P.S.): https://www.linkedin.com/company/hopsglobal/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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June 24, 2021
A Chat with Danielle Stein Fairhurst: PowerBI, Storytelling, and Financial Modelling
A Chat with Danielle Stein Fairhurst: PowerBI, Storytelling, and Financial Modelling
(T.I.A Ep 44). Danielle Stein Fairhurst, Principal at Plum Solutions, provides an engrossing conversation about the essence of financial modelling, and the value it holds for BAs; how to enter financial modelling as a career; predictive analytics; and the critical skills of budgeting and forecasting. Danielle also talks with relish about the importance of Excel in the business world; the types of services that Plum Solutions offers; the distinguishing difference between financial analysis and data analysis; the value of storytelling to better communicate financial results to stakeholders; and using Power BI as a marketable skill. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7prKkqSrb44 Danielle Stein Fairhurst:   Website: www.plumsolutions.com;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniellesteinfairhurst/;  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/plumsolutions;  Meetups: https://plumsolutions.com.au/meetup/ Books:  1) https://www.amazon.com/Using-Excel-Business-Financial-Modelling-ebook/dp/B07Q1KFLNM 2) https://www.amazon.com/Financial-Modeling-Dummies-Danielle-Fairhurst-ebook/dp/B06ZXS8QZQ/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Financial+Modeling+in+Excel+For+Dummies&qid=1624417094&s=digital-text&sr=1-1 Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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June 23, 2021
A Chat with Abdulla: PM Aspire and Enterprise e-Learning Software
A Chat with Abdulla: PM Aspire and Enterprise e-Learning Software
(T.I.A Ep 43). Abdulla, founder and CEO of PMaspire, provides an enthralling conversation about his journey into the PMO world and software development; the crux of Enterprise e-Learning & Simulator software; setting up PMOs; and Agile PM training. Abdulla also expresses the importance of the functionality and capabilities of the eLearning and PMO modules within PMaspire; the process to onboard customers; technical support; Exam Simulator as a Service (e-SaaS); and integrating PMaspire with 3rd party apps. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6P-lUH-U9c Abdulla: Website: https://pmaspire.com;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/abdullapmp/;  Email: pmo@pmaspire.com; abdulla@pmaspire.com; partner@pmaspire.com Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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June 19, 2021
A Chat with Anatoly Shamkin: Overcoming Pitfalls Within Scrum
A Chat with Anatoly Shamkin: Overcoming Pitfalls Within Scrum
(T.I.A. Ep 42). Anatoly Shamkin, a versatile Product Manager, passionately describes his move from humble beginnings at HP in Russia, to transitioning to a Product Owner, (Agile) Project Manager, Scrum Master and Product Manager roles around the world, and some of the hurdles along the way. Anatoly brings to bear his favorite Scrum estimating tools, whether Prioritization Poker, Planning Poker, or Fibonacci; the detailed differences between a Waterfall and Agile Project Management; overcoming pitfalls with Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective; and how to transition from a Project Manager to a Product Manager. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gqjml824BQk Anatoly Shamkin:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shamkin/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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June 17, 2021
A Chat with Igor Arkhipov: The Agile BA, Business Modelling, and Udemy
A Chat with Igor Arkhipov: The Agile BA, Business Modelling, and Udemy
(T.I.A. Ep 40). Igor Arkhipov, a business analyst, editor, and course instructor, provides an intriguing conversation about his best business modelling and prototyping tools; his best requirements modelling notations; and the value of Jira and Confluence for a BA.  Igor also discusses his role as editor at Medium.com; his three courses on Udemy on Business Analysis and Agile BA Exam Prep Study Guides, and Business Agility; and differences between working as a BA in Russia versus Australia. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93lza75eCJY Igor Arkhipov:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/igarkhipov/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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June 08, 2021
A Chat with Chris Clouse: Finding Your Power and Purpose
A Chat with Chris Clouse: Finding Your Power and Purpose
(T.I.A. Ep 39). Chris Clouse, an entrepreneur, project manager and life coach, talks about how project managers can help to impact people and processes; leading transformational changes in the banking environment; and following governance practices with a PMO. Chris provides a great explanation of his experience with launching a Centre of Excellence; the theme and purpose of his book "Making it Home, Finding Your Power and Purpose"; and the beneficial services he provides as a certified life coach. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXvDRk1MXOY Chris Clouse:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopherclouse/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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June 02, 2021
A Chat with Christina Kruis: The Essence of Leadership and Public Speaking
A Chat with Christina Kruis: The Essence of Leadership and Public Speaking
(T.I.A. Ep 38). Christina Kruis, Toastmasters District 42 Director, explains her journey of growth within Toastmasters; the value that mentoring provides club members; and what's involved with leadership roles like a club officer, or an Area or Division Director. Christina provides ample details about the path to attain the Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) award; the benefits of a Speechcraft and Youth Leadership program; as well as solid recommendations on how to become an active Toastmaster member. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgAq3z_UZmg Christina Kruis:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christina-kruis-61878a11/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
29:57
May 27, 2021
A Chat with LN Mishra: BA Techniques and AdaptiveUS
A Chat with LN Mishra: BA Techniques and AdaptiveUS
(T.I.A Ep 37). LN Mishra, COO and program leader of AdaptiveUS, describes the valuable business analysis content in his books "Top 50 BA Techniques with Examples" and "Mastering CBAP"; the BA role in an Agile environment; and challenges that BAs can help solve within organizations. In addition, LN Mishra articulates the lessons learned for BAs working on ERP projects; services that AdaptiveUS provides; optional paths to become a Scrum Master; and how BAs can continually improve their delivery capability. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7xBGnMlKAw LN Mishra: Website: https://www.adaptiveus.com/;  Blog: https://www.adaptiveus.com/blog;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lnmishra/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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May 24, 2021
A Chat with Paul Lewis: Embracing Business Agility
A Chat with Paul Lewis: Embracing Business Agility
(T.I.A. Ep 36). Paul Lewis, a Global CTO, Board Advisor, and Executive Analyst, provides an inquisitive chat about how organizations can leverage and scale their data and cloud assets to deliver business value; the real meaning of digital transformation; how to align projects to organizational strategy, to attain competitive advantage; and some of the current technology trends that PMs and BAs should be aware of. Paul also elucidates on the learning objectives and outcomes of the Master of Business Analytics and Master of Management in AI programs at York University's Schulich School of Business; how CTO/CIOs drive Digital, Security, and Innovation changes within an organization; the pros and cons to embracing Business Agility; and how PMs and BAs can become better leaders. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=al_jenvg9AI Paul Lewis:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paullewiscto/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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May 21, 2021
A Chat with Commander Bharatkumar Unercat: Project Portfolio Management
A Chat with Commander Bharatkumar Unercat: Project Portfolio Management
T.I.A (Ep 35). Commander Bharatkumar Unercat, Senior Director for Project Portfolio Management, and a former commander in the Indian Navy talks about how to identify new markets and opportunities for businesses, what's involved in managing and training a Business Development team, and some pitfalls when handling contracts and negotiations. Commander Bharatkumar Unercat also discusses how his training in the Indian Navy prepared him for the project management world. And, he details some challenges when developing and managing budget plans, how to improve efficiency as a project manager, and how to effectively prepare for PMI certifications. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwBpZYjSYJ8 Commander Bharatkumar Unercat:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bharatkumarunercat/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
30:41
May 17, 2021
A Business Analyst Special Announcement: Howard Podeswa
A Business Analyst Special Announcement: Howard Podeswa
T.I.A. (Ep 34).  A critical announcement in the Business Analyst community, by Howard Podeswa. 1) GoFundMe for Alain Arseneault. https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-alain-arseneault-fight-rare-disorder?utm_campaign=p_cp_url&utm_medium=os&utm_source=customer 2) Enterprise Agility: A Crucial Enabler for the Next Normal https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LUv2lgXlTeq08kf6WYzg7g On May 21, 2021, hear some of the best minds in agile development and business analysis together in the same room, on a matter of vital importance to organizations today, like Scott Ambler (Canada), Joy Beatty (US), Glenn Brule (Canada), Mike Cohn (US), Briana Ertanin (Australia), Andre Franklin (US), Ivar Jacobson (Switzerland), Gladys Lam (US), Dana Mitchell (Canada), Howard Podeswa (Canada) and Adrian Reed (UK). YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yZ1g_aEcm0 Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
03:26
May 15, 2021
A Chat with Deirdre Caren: Business Architecture and Agora Insights
A Chat with Deirdre Caren: Business Architecture and Agora Insights
T.I.A (Ep 33). Deirdre Caren, a business analyst and business architect, provides an intriguing and inquisitive conversation about her early beginnings in the field, the main focus of business architecture, and the purpose of business capabilities, core competencies and value streams. Deirdre also discusses the tools and techniques that business architects use, and how business architects can lead change, and provide better governance in organizations. And, she provides some valuable tips on how to forge a successful path from a business analyst role to a business architect. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHGAQGEDi7w Deirdre Caren:  Website: https://courses.agorainsights.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deirdrecaren/;  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/teetray Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
31:03
May 13, 2021
A Chat with Doug Goldberg: Coaching, Mentoring and Prioritizing Goals
A Chat with Doug Goldberg: Coaching, Mentoring and Prioritizing Goals
T.I.A (Ep 32). Doug Goldberg, a business analysis expert, instructor, coach and mentor, delves into the big differences between coaching and mentoring, the best characteristics of a good mentor, and common expectations from mentees. He takes us through some of the steps involved in helping mentees set expectations, recognize needs, identify and prioritize goals, and how to make recommendations and suggestions for certain discussion topics with mentees. And, Doug emphasizes the need for constructive brainstorming, and finding and sharing new ways of learning as a coach and mentor. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rl8Fr-HSm7E Doug Goldberg:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/douggoldberg/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
28:30
May 10, 2021
A Chat with Angelo Kalevela: The Meta Business Analyst
A Chat with Angelo Kalevela: The Meta Business Analyst
T.I.A (Ep 31). Angelo Kalevela, an IT Marketing Business Analyst Manager, provides a memorable and engaging talk about effective ways to manage a requirements traceability matrix, and a great way to tackle a typical interview question. Angelo also discusses the value of non-functional requirements, Agile sprints, business rules, as well as the types of questions BAs should ask during a requirements elicitation process. And, he provides details about his popular YouTube channel, The Meta Business Analyst. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvCcqc59l-8 Angelo Kalevela:  Website: https://www.metabusinessanalyst.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/akalevela/;  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AngeloKalevela/videos Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
27:51
May 06, 2021
A Chat with Joe Perzel: The Dark Arts of Project Management
A Chat with Joe Perzel: The Dark Arts of Project Management
T.I.A (Ep 30). Joe Perzel, President of JPerzel & Associates and President of IIBA Minneapolis St. Paul (2020-2021), joyfully chats about the indispensable value of PMI Professional Development Days (PDD) and symposium events, the basics of running a Career Networking Group (CNG) series for your PMI chapter, how to stay marketable in the workforce, and Portfolio Leadership Summit events. Joe also discusses how PMI chapters can strategically drive membership, increase attendance and sponsorship, increase volunteerism, and successfully promote their brand. And, he eloquently paints a picture of how, with the right resources and good branding, a sponsor/partner program can undoubtedly augment PMI chapter finances. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdxRZwi3RS8 Joe Perzel:  Website: https://portfolioleadershipsummit.com/;  LinkedIn 1: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jperzel/;  LinkedIn 2: https://www.linkedin.com/company/portfoliolead-twin-cities Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
29:11
May 03, 2021
A Chat with Torbjorn Zetterlund: Cloud Strategy and Digital Innovation at Greenpeace
A Chat with Torbjorn Zetterlund: Cloud Strategy and Digital Innovation at Greenpeace
T.I.A (Ep 29). Torbjorn Zetterlund talks about being a Digital Innovation Manager at Greenpeace. He also brings to light crucial elements necessary for project success; how PMs can be efficient and effective; how PMs can optimize cloud strategies and services; and a bit about business delivery process. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2I6tGudQPA4 Torbjorn Zetterlund:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/torbjornz/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
20:34
April 29, 2021
A Chat with Dayo Sowunmi: Leadership is Mental
A Chat with Dayo Sowunmi: Leadership is Mental
T.I.A. (Ep 28). Dayo Sowunmi, Director and Founder of The Anode Group, talks about what inspired him to start The Anode Group, how to be an effective project manager, the meaning of leadership, and how to lead through crisis. Dayo also elucidates on his book Leadership is Mental, which focuses on the human and psychological side of leadership. And, he chats about applying Edward de Bono's teachings to project management, and how Artificial Intelligence can hugely benefit project managers. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGCrez9Aefc Dayo Sowunmi:  Website 1: http://anode.com.au/;  Website 2: https://www.leadershipismental.com/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
24:30
April 26, 2021
A Chat with David Nour: Growth through Curve Benders
A Chat with David Nour: Growth through Curve Benders
T.I.A. (Ep 27). David Nour, CEO of The Nour Group, and author of Relationship Economics, Co-Create, and Curve Benders, talks about how to develop and nurture strong relationships; how to accelerate personal and professional growth; and the key attributes of Personal Market Value. David also describes what a Curve Bender is, how it profoundly affects managers and leaders, how we find and leverage Curve Benders, how to think and lead in new and innovative ways, and how each one of us can become a Curve Bender in the lives of others. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgtTwYbo5Yg David Nour:  Website: https://nourgroup.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidnour/;  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/relecon/featured Pre-orders of the book: https://store.nourgroup.com/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
32:55
April 22, 2021
A Chat with Joe Pusz: The Value of a PMO
A Chat with Joe Pusz: The Value of a PMO
T.I.A. (Ep 26). Joe Pusz, also known as PMO Joe, talks about his path into the PMO world, working with PMO Global Alliance, and how he grew into the role of podcast host for Project Management Office Hours.  Joe also delves into the strong value and honorable purpose of Veteran Project Manager Mentoring Alliance, The PMO Squad, and the history behind founding The PMO Leader. And, Joe vividly describes how project managers can function effectively with a PMO. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYcOpQy2B6w Joe Pusz: Website 1: https://www.projectmanagementofficehours.com/;  Website 2: https://www.thepmosquad.com/veterans-project-management-mentoring;  Website 3: https://www.thepmosquad.com;  LinkedIn 1: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joepusz/;  LinkedIn 2: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-pmo-leader/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
29:22
April 22, 2021
A Chat with Cecilia Garcia: From Business Process Analyst to Project Manager
A Chat with Cecilia Garcia: From Business Process Analyst to Project Manager
T.I.A. (Ep 25). Cecilia Garcia, a project manager and former Business Process Analyst, talks about coping as a Project Manager during times of COVID, how achieving professional certificates have added immense value to her work, and her experience as a PM at Boeing. Cecilia also discusses her transition from Central America to the USA, her background in Economics, the value of digital transformation, challenges while overseeing multiple projects, using the pareto principle for success, and what's next in her career path. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJFTfqYOc54 Cecilia Garcia:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cecilia-m-garcia/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
13:26
April 21, 2021
A Chat with Eric James Stephens: A PhD researcher turned Business Data Analyst
A Chat with Eric James Stephens: A PhD researcher turned Business Data Analyst
T.I.A. (Ep 24). Eric James Stephens describes his intriguing journey of transitioning from academia to analytics during COVID, and his new found passion for Tableau and SQL. Eric also talks about forming his amazing international initiative called #HireHigherEd, which turned into a 2 day conference, weekly online episodes, and involved 50 speakers, 9 live-streamed thought leader panels, nearly 20 workshops, and over 250 registered attendees. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRVZ1rpdwuU Eric James Stephens:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericjstephens/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
30:07
April 19, 2021
A Chat with Dharam Singh: vCare Project Management and Yippy Yoga
A Chat with Dharam Singh: vCare Project Management and Yippy Yoga
T.I.A. (Ep 23). Dharam Singh, founder and CEO of vCare Project Management, and a Program and Portfolio Management trainer and mentor, chats about paths to project, program or portfolio management as a career, essential skills for these roles, and how to overcome major challenges within projects. Dharam also talks about working as a Yoga instructor, using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to deliver projects, his association with a number of PMI Chapters around the world, mentoring programs, and his journey in management roles within Australia and the USA. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIyrMgzbfYQ Dharam Singh  Website (vCare PM): https://vcareprojectmanagement.com/;  YouTube (vCare PM): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWg9sBRmPCcpVy2KY5AtjQQ/featured  Website (Ask Dharam): https://dharamsingh.co/YouTube;  (Ask Dharam):  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD1Y44xk6N14PsIJTOYEr3Q LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dharamsingh/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
37:56
April 18, 2021
A Chat with Mike Cohn: Scrum, Better User Stories, and Agile Mentors
A Chat with Mike Cohn: Scrum, Better User Stories, and Agile Mentors
T.I.A. (Ep 22). Mike Cohn, co-founder of Agile Alliance and Scrum Alliance, talks about how he initially got involved with Agile/Scrum, how to overcome some problems with writing user stories, and suggestions on how to transition from a BA role to a Product Owner role. Mike also chats about how Mountain Goat Software helps organizations introduce Agile to their business, the Scrum Master role, the best time to initiate Planning Poker, the Agile Mentors Community, and Scrum stand ups. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sj9czKhWirI Mike Cohn:  Website 1: https://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/;  Website 2: https://learn.mountaingoatsoftware.com/better-user-stories/;  Website 3: https://learn.agilementors.com/agile-mentors/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rami-kaibni/;  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/AgileMikeCohn Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
22:51
April 17, 2021
A Chat with Rami Kaibni: Project Management Coaching and Career Paths
A Chat with Rami Kaibni: Project Management Coaching and Career Paths
T.I.A. (Ep 21). Rami Kaibni, a Career Coach, Agile Trainer and Portfolio and Project Management professional, talks about differences between predictive and Agile project management, and how they function in the construction industry. Rami also discusses the benefits of mentoring and coaching, how best to expedite project tasks in construction project management, and the key to attaining several professional certificates, as well as optimal avenues to success in the PM field. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLPTrwEf-iI Rami Kaibni:  Website: https://rmkcoaching.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rami-kaibni/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
17:33
April 16, 2021
A Chat with Laura Brandenburg: Bridging the Gap for Business Analysts
A Chat with Laura Brandenburg: Bridging the Gap for Business Analysts
T.I.A. (Ep 20). Laura Brandenburg, from Bridging the Gap, talks about her passion for teaching Business Analysis, and takes us through a high level overview of a step by step process framework.  She also discusses the difference between use cases and user stories, the importance of data modeling, and the requirements process in an Agile environment. And, Laura discusses the value of Bridging the Gap for mid career professionals. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1POykzANqTA Laura Brandenburg: Website: https://www.bridging-the-gap.com/business-analyst-blueprint/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurabrandenburg/;  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LauraBrandenburg Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
21:40
April 15, 2021
A Chat with Paul Benn: Focused Intentional Thinking
A Chat with Paul Benn: Focused Intentional Thinking
T.I.A. (Ep 19). Paul Benn, VP of Marketing and Communication for IIBA New Zealand Chapter, talks about business analysis practice in South Africa versus New Zealand, what makes a good leader, how BAs can best position themselves for leadership roles, and the benefits of the BA Core Concept Model. As a business analyst consultant and career coach, Paul also chats about his e-book, how BAs can ensure that business initiatives are aligned with organizational strategy, how to make daily stand-ups more productive, and the best way to build future state customer journey maps. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xtq2LW9mtJk Paul Benn:  Website: https://www.altitudejourney.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pbennct/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
27:16
April 14, 2021
A Chat with Nigel Smith: Leveraging Success in Project Management through Public Speaking
A Chat with Nigel Smith: Leveraging Success in Project Management through Public Speaking
T.I.A. (Ep 18). Nigel Smith, a Project Manager and performance coach, talks about how developing public speaking and presentation skills through Toastmasters has been instrumental in succeeding within project management. Nigel explains in intimate detail how public speaking has equipped him with the indispensable tools and strategies to become an effective communicator. In addition, he discusses how developing acute listening skills and being able to receive and provide feedback from public speaking, are just as crucially needed within project management. Nigel also talks about his experience with Agile coaching. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMoCK4P2p6E Nigel Smith:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nigelsmithpmp/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
34:05
April 13, 2021
A Chat with Kiron Bondale: Dispelling the Fog Surrounding Project Management and Agile
A Chat with Kiron Bondale: Dispelling the Fog Surrounding Project Management and Agile
T.I.A. (Ep 17). Kiron Bondale, Senior Consultant at World Class Productivity, talks about how PMs can transition into different domains, psychological safety, deadly project manager sins, the meaning behind self managing teams, and how to make assumptions analysis a routine flu shot for your project. Kiron also elucidates on his new book, Easy in Theory, Difficult in Practice – 100 Lessons in Leadership and why it can be, and should be, a casual read for any project manager. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWYgZjjWTpg Kiron Bondale:  Website 1: kbondale.wordpress.com;  Website 2: wcpconsulting.com;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kironbondale/ Book:  1) Amazon (Canada): https://www.amazon.ca/Easy-Theory-Difficult-Practice-Leadership/dp/0228848628;  2) Amazon (USA): https://www.amazon.com/Easy-Theory-Difficult-Practice-Leadership-ebook/dp/B08T6VDDH6 Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
24:14
April 12, 2021
A Chat with Esta Lessing: Create that Profitable Business Analysis Career
A Chat with Esta Lessing: Create that Profitable Business Analysis Career
T.I.A. (Ep 16). Esta Lessing, Director of Business Analysis Excellence (BAE), discusses how to focus your business analysis career in the right direction, why business analysis is a team sport, and the role of the BA in the Agile world. She also talks about how to effectively prepare for the ECBA, CCBA and CBAP certifications, how BAs can best manage their career progression, and what Business Analysis Excellence (BAE) offers in terms of training. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46FGom7bwFI Esta Lessing:  Website: https://baexcellence.com;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/estalessing/;  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/BAExcellence Free BABOK Study Group: https://business-analysis-excellence.com/babok-v3-study-group/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
27:36
April 09, 2021
A Chat with Emal Bariali: BA Challenges Switching to Scrum
A Chat with Emal Bariali: BA Challenges Switching to Scrum
T.I.A. (Ep 15). Emal Bariali, from BA Blocks, focuses on what the biggest challenges are in switching from a traditional project management approach to Scrum; the many pitfalls that exist when implementing into an enterprise environment; and the best approach for business analysts to build a skills plan.  He also talks about BA Blocks, Bariali Consulting, and what area in SAP Business Analysts should focus on. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HxsIvMiI_o Emal Bariali:  Website: https://bariali.com/;  Community: https://bablocks.com/membership/​;  Courses: https://bablocks.com/courses/​;  Podcast: https://bablocks.com/podcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emalbariali/;  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Ds4Xn5Q724XKHeblam_Pw Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
24:16
April 07, 2021
A Chat with Ian Gotts: Salesforce Business Analysis and Elements.Cloud
A Chat with Ian Gotts: Salesforce Business Analysis and Elements.Cloud
T.I.A. (Ep 14). Ian Gotts, founder of Elements.Cloud, provides a riveting account of his experience as an IT Director, CEO, and CIO, and his experience as a speaker at Salesforce conferences. He also talks about Universal Process Notation (UPN), BPMN, how BAs and PMs can leverage Elements Cloud, and how the software seamlessly integrates with Salesforce CRM. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRgcSWEWRoQ Ian Gotts:  Website: https://elements.cloud/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/iangotts/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
22:31
April 06, 2021
A Chat with Andy Kaufman: People and Projects Podcast
A Chat with Andy Kaufman: People and Projects Podcast
T.I.A. (Ep 13). Andy Kaufman, host of People and Projects Podcast, has this veracious appetite for clear and concise project storytelling; a penchant for quotes from well known thought leaders; and references from the past to the present to carefully highlight his ideas. Andy is entertaining and captivating. He talks about leadership, project delivery, and how to take focused action to achieve results. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9foQnb2jhiE Andy Kaufman:  Website: https://peopleandprojectspodcast.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/buildleaders/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
33:22
April 04, 2021
A Chat with Helen Knight: How BAs and PMs can make an Impact within Nonprofits
A Chat with Helen Knight: How BAs and PMs can make an Impact within Nonprofits
T.I.A. (Ep 12). Helen Knight, CIO of Helen Knight Consulting, speaks extensively about her role within non-profit organizations, gender diversity, and how project managers and business analysts can make a meaningful difference in the non-profit sector. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcLms9tw82A Helen Knight:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/helen-knight-mba-pmp/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
21:01
April 02, 2021
A Chat with David Barrett: Leadership, Communication, and Project Bites
A Chat with David Barrett: Leadership, Communication, and Project Bites
T.I.A. (Ep 11). David Barrett, founder of Project Bites, speaks vividly about his humble beginnings in project management, and what eventually spurned into founding a whole host of businesses from PM Times to BA Times, PMBA Conferences, Project World, and now Project Bites. David also discusses the importance of leadership, communication and strategy among project managers. And, he speaks candidly about his contribution to the growth of the project management and business analysis fields. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7B1-TMzyeY David Barrett:  Website 1: https://projectbites.com/;  Website 2: https://davidbarrett.ca/;  LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/davidbarrettca David's Books:  1) The Keys to Our Success https://www.amazon.com/Keys-Our-Success-2nd-ebook/dp/B0831RLTNP/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=david+barrett%2C+project+management&qid=1630115048&sr=8-3  2) Leadership Perspectives https://www.amazon.com/Leadership-Perpectives-Perspectives-Book-ebook/dp/B07DWBJLWT/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=david+barrett%2C+project+management&qid=1630115048&sr=8-4  3) Business Analysis Book of Mentors https://www.amazon.com/Business-Analysis-Mentors-David-Barrett-ebook/dp/B00VGWLUKK/ref=sr_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=david+barrett%2C+project+management&qid=1630115048&sr=8-6 Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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March 31, 2021
A Chat with Jim Lewis: Lessons on Innovation and Project Planning
A Chat with Jim Lewis: Lessons on Innovation and Project Planning
T.I.A. (Ep 10). Jim Lewis, from The Lewis Institute, talks candidly about integrating innovation with project management, the role of the project manager, the crux of project planning, and project principles and practices. He also elaborates on his biggest mistake in the field of project management, and what he learned from it. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttyj27I9j3g Jim Lewis:  Website: https://lewisinstituteinc.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesplewis/;  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/drjimlewisnc/featured  Project Leader Courses (60% discount): https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255;  Community of Practice: https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/portals/bIp4ZuctmMa4 Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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March 29, 2021
A Chat with Maria Beccera: Transitioning as a Business Analyst from Colombia to Canada
A Chat with Maria Beccera: Transitioning as a Business Analyst from Colombia to Canada
T.I.A. (Ep 9). Maria Becerra, President of IIBA Hamilton (2020-2021), speaks about her journey of moving from Colombia to Canada, and how she was able to leverage marketable business analyst skills into the Canadian marketplace. She also discusses how a business analyst mindset is crucial for understanding how to analyze and forecast business goals, to work effectively with cross-functional teams, to track milestones, to improve workflow processes, and to support business needs. YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw3C48kMMi4 Maria Beccera:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariaf-becerra/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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March 27, 2021
A Chat with Adriana Girdler: Maintaining Momentum during Projects
A Chat with Adriana Girdler: Maintaining Momentum during Projects
T.I.A. (Ep 8). Adriana Girdler, CEO of Cornerstone Dynamics, highlights her experience as a project manager, what inspired her to transition into the field, the various types of projects she's been involved with, and how to overcome certain challenges as a project manager. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kmDXIjyefQ Adriana Girdler:  Website 1: https://www.cornerstonedynamics.com;  Website 2: http://www.adrianagirdler.com;  LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/adriana-girdler-cet-pmp-0a95484;  YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCIBJXulalYQ0dYY5fB7LsfA Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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March 24, 2021
A Chat with Araceli Higueras: From Business Analyst to Product Owner to Financial Data Modeler
A Chat with Araceli Higueras: From Business Analyst to Product Owner to Financial Data Modeler
T.I.A. (Ep 7). Araceli Higueras, a multi-faceted and multilingual Business Analyst, talks about her role in financial data modelling, software product development and operations, diagramming, and being a product owner. She is also an executive coach. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9OBTmsmJXM Araceli Higueras:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aracelihigueras/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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March 22, 2021
A Chat with David Stewart: Tackling Projects in the Kuwait Desert
A Chat with David Stewart: Tackling Projects in the Kuwait Desert
T.I.A. (Ep 6). David Stewart talks about his many years working internationally in Tower and Communications site Construction Project Management for large telecommunications companies. He touches on highlights of working in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. David has also worked in Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Africa. And, he chats about his involvement with project engineer support for the first nation wide high-speed satellite paging system in China. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ou9LnEgJP3s David Stewart:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-stewart-1000/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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March 22, 2021
A Chat with Vanessa Grant: Implementing Salesforce Business Processes
A Chat with Vanessa Grant: Implementing Salesforce Business Processes
T.I.A. (Ep 5). Vanessa Grant, a Salesforce Business Analyst, has unquestionably deep knowledge of Salesforce, having worked with the CRM software for over 10 years. She has a wide experience over multiple business domains, having started out as a Business Operations professional, progressing into a Business Analyst role, and eventually pivoting into a role as Vice-President of Business Operations. Vanessa is certified in Salesforce Sales Cloud, Conga Composer and DocuSign. We chat about her growth in the BA field, and her triumphs and challenges in implementing processes within Salesforce; as well as the steps involved in flourishing into a successful Salesforce Business Analyst. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XW83RWPMWhg Vanessa Grant: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/realvanessagrant/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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March 19, 2021
A Chat with Richard Audette: Agile in the Fintech and Banking Sector
A Chat with Richard Audette: Agile in the Fintech and Banking Sector
T.I.A. (Ep 4). Richard Audette, a Product Developer, provides a fabulous description of his experience within a Waterfall and Agile environment. We also talks about his previous role as a Technical Business Analyst, the business side of the Fintech and banking sector, release environments, and a bit about working within cybersecurity. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=259XgnO-7pc Richard Audette: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-audette-6588a123/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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March 18, 2021
A Chat with Amy Chiu: The Ingredient to Peak Your Communication Skills
A Chat with Amy Chiu: The Ingredient to Peak Your Communication Skills
T.I.A. (Ep 3). Amy Chiu, a Toastmasters Division Director, talks about how Toastmasters, an international speakers group, can help business analysts and project managers expand and build up their professional speaking skills. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0o4Lw-CYdWY Amy Chiu:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amyyawenchiu/ Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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March 16, 2021
A Chat with Adrian Reed: The True Value of Systems Thinking
A Chat with Adrian Reed: The True Value of Systems Thinking
T.I.A. (Ep 2). Adrian Reed chats about his experience with business analysis and systems thinking. Adrian runs Blackmetric Business Solutions, a Business Analysis consulting company. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1ABLClDbfc Adrian Reed:  Website: https://www.blackmetric.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adrianreed/;  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmUzIAwdGrEcys7npiLGNLg Adrian's Books:  1) Business Analyst: Careers in business analysis (BCS Guides to IT Roles) https://www.amazon.com/Business-Analyst-Careers-business-analysis/dp/1780174284/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=adrian+reed&qid=1630115435&sr=8-1  2) Be a Great Problem Solver https://www.amazon.com/Be-Great-Problem-Solver-Now-ebook/dp/B01H3L2J0C/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=adrian+reed&qid=1630115435&sr=8-4 Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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March 16, 2021
A Chat with Yulia Kosarenko: The Business Analyst Mindset
A Chat with Yulia Kosarenko: The Business Analyst Mindset
T.I.A. (Ep 1). Yulia Kosarenko provides a very engaging description of how she became a business analyst, how BAs can enter the business architecture field, and the importance of the BA mindset. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQqN3UOtenU Yulia Kosarenko:  Website: https://why-change.com/;  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yulia-kosarenko/;  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnttb-fQrbRpY3e84Y34Y0A Yulia's Books:  1) Business Analyst Mindset Digital Toolkit: Your daily reference guide to business analysis excellence https://www.amazon.com/Business-Analyst-Mindset-Digital-Toolkit-ebook/dp/B08DXYZKVK/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=Yulia+Kosarenko&qid=1630115654&sr=8-2  2) Business analyst: a profession and a mindset https://www.amazon.com/Business-analyst-profession-Yulia-Kosarenko/dp/199912202X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Yulia+Kosarenko&qid=1630115654&sr=8-1 Sponsored by The Lewis Institute: Website - https://lewisinstituteinc.com/; Project Leader Courses (60% discount) - https://lewisinstitute.kartra.com/page/Wif255 Business Agility Institute: Emergence Journal - https://businessagility.institute/emergence; promo code "analyst" (for 10% discount on annual subscription)
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March 16, 2021