A recent CIO.com article has piqued the interest of many business analysts.
I’ve long been of the opinion that involving as many stakeholders in the project as early as possible is a key to successful business analysis, and, more importantly, to successful projects, and have said as much in a few of my posts on this site.
Jim Highsmith, in the book Agile project management : creating innovative products, thinks that the reason projects tend to have so much documentation and so few results is that:
What would you think of a tool that could turn natural language into software code? Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? Well, there is already such a tool in the works, although it’ll probably still be a while before they’ve ironed out all the wrinkles.
Ever heard the expression that you should dress for the job you want, and not the one you have? Clearly, talent and hard (smart) work are the most important determinants of professional success, but there are smaller, less subtle details that can weigh in your favor when all else is equal; among them being dress and personal appearance.