Wysocki, Robert K.

The Business Analyst/Project Manager: A New Partnership for Managing Complexity and Uncertainty

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A breakthrough game plan illustrating the need for better collaboration between Project Managers and Business Analysts

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.

Keywords: project manager, Haas, Wessles, Brennan, Getting it Right, Podeswa, The Business Analysts Handbook, role map, meeting guide, input documents, service portfolio, supportability requirements, business process owners, initiation phase, activity diagram, service life cycle, business process diagram, vision document, business requirements document, reliability requirements, business impact analysis, product champion, business architect, requirements template, configuration items, testing activities, requirements repository, usability requirements, incident management, object diagram, recovery requirements, structured analysis, professional development,  

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