In The Business Analyst/Project Manager, author Robert Wysocki draws on his forty-five years of professional experience as a PM/BA to shed light on the similarities and differences of the roles and responsibilities of these two positions, the need for greater collaboration, and how to staff a project with one or both of these professionals.
- Examines the boundaries and interactions between the BA and the PM
- Looks at how to identify the skill sets needed to make the project a success
- The typical relationship of the BA and PM across the project management life cycle
- Making the best configuration of leadership assignments based on project characteristics
- Where the responsibilities of the BA leave off and the PM's begins and where the two have collaborative responsibilities
- How to use a PM/BA to enhance project performance
- How to foster a "dual career path" for PM/BAs development
The in-depth discussion of the synergies between the two roles and the advantages of a combined PM/BA makes The Business Analyst/Project Manager a valuable contribution in your ability to be successful on the complex projects of the 21st century.
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