This is a series of videos and articles demystifying some of the key areas and models of Business Analysis.
This short video looks at the SARAH curve, the five key emotions typically experienced during a time of change. Every Business Analyst knows that negative reaction to change can lead to resistance, undermining of progress and even resignations. Acknowledging how staff and stakeholders are feeling and being sensitive to these feelings is the first step towards helping them to navigate change.
This video explains payback within projects - looking at how to calculate it, how it can be used to plan and validate a project and the positives and negatives of this method.
This short video looks at a key technique for analysing stakeholders known as the power/interest grid.
In the digital age, it has become critical to understand more about our customers and what motivates, delights and even annoys them. So what is customer experience, and why is it important?
This short video discusses Fishbone diagrams and how they can be used.
This short video discusses mind maps and how they can be used.
This short video discusses force-field analysis and how it can be used.
In this video, we look at the concept of IRR (Internal Rate of Return), how it works and it's relationship with NPV (Net Present Value). To find out more about Discounted Cash Flow and NPV
This short video explains what the Tuckman Model is.
This video explains the concept of CATWOE and looks at how this can be used in analysing the Business System.
An overview of what Discounted Cash Flow is, how to work it out and how it can be used by organisations.
This video introduces the concept of the SWOT analysis and looks at how it influences understanding of the strategic position of an organisation. It then moves on to consider how SWOT can be used to fulfill a TOWS matrix and inform the strategic direction of the organisation.
AssistKD's Paul Turner discusses the truths, elements and uses of Business Architecture. (change the presentation to HD to improve).
This video explains the concept of PESTLE and looks at how this can be used in analysing the Business System.
Lynda Girvan introduces Agile - its principles, techniques, methods and frameworks.
AssistKD's Julian Cox gives a comprehensive introduction into the world of Enterprise Architecture: what it is, how it's defined and how it has grown to be an essential part of the modern day business.
AssistKD's Chris Martin explores the background and the content of the popular BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.
This short video explores the background and the content of the new BCS Advanced International Diploma in Business Analysis.