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The Power of the Agile Business Analyst, second edition

The Power of the Agile Business Analyst, second edition

SKU: 4944
Format: Softcover
ISBN13: 9781849289948
Pages: 204
Published: 31 May 2018
Availability: Available
Format: Adobe eBook
ISBN13: 9781849289955
Pages: 196
Published: 31 May 2018
Availability: Available
Format: ePub
ISBN13: 9781849289962
Pages: 196
Published: 31 May 2018
Availability: Available

Now in its second edition, The Power of the Agile Business Analyst has expanded to include new Agile methods that have emerged or gained prominence since the first edition.

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Price: £29.95

Description

Buy this book to:

  • Learn how to revolutionise your Agile development and increase the value and relevancy of your project outcomes;
  • Learn 30 realistic, achievable ways that an Agile business analyst can increase project efficiency, add value and improve quality;
  • Find out how an Agile business analyst bridges the gap between the needs of the business and the development team’s resources; and
  • Adapt to new trends – the book has been updated with current Agile methods to support emerging and established business analysts.

 

30 ways an Agile business analyst can help

Drawing on her extensive experience, Jamie Lynn Cooke proposes a new role for Agile projects: the Agile business analyst. She details 30 achievable ways that this role will increase relevance, quality and overall business value, and provide business users with crucial support. The Agile business analyst can also benefit the development team, being a ready source of business knowledge and ensuring that project outcomes align with requirements.

This book has been updated to:

  • Incorporate behaviour-driven development into the work that the business analyst does to support interface design;
  • Align the programme management strategies of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to encourage cross-organisational communication and participation;
  • Include full updates throughout the Qualifications section in ‘Getting the Right Agile Business Analyst for Your Team’; and
  • Provide Agile updates, bringing the book back into line with current methods.

Support your Agile business user for better project outcomes.

 

About the author:

Jamie Lynn Cooke has 27 years’ experience as a senior business analyst and solutions consultant, working with more than 130 public and private sector organisations throughout Australia, Canada and the US.

Her background includes business case development; strategic and operational reviews; business process modelling, mapping and optimisation; product and project management on small to multimillion-dollar initiatives; quality management; risk analysis and mitigation; developing/conducting training courses; workshop delivery; and refining e-business strategies.

Jamie is the author of Agile Productivity Unleashed, a book written specifically to explain Agile in non-technical business terms to managers and executives outside of the IT industry; Agile: An Executive Guide: Real results from IT budgets, which gives IT executives the tools and strategies needed for bottom-line business decisions on using Agile methodologies; Everything you want to know about Agile: How to get Agile results in a less-than-Agile organisation, which gives strategies for aligning Agile work within an organisation’s reporting, budgeting, staffing and governance constraints; and PRINCE2 Agile™ An Implementation Pocket Guide: Step-by-step advice for every project type, a hands-on guide for successfully delivering projects within the PRINCE2 Agile framework.

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