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I’ve felt for a long time that if you want to be a BA you are most likely meant to be a BA

In this interview we feature Business Analyst David Beckham. David is a familiar face to many in the Business Analysis community and his story is definitely one you should take the time to read. Can you give a brief summary of your career path to date? I joined Norwich Union after a brief spell of … Continue reading I’ve felt for a long time that if you want to be a BA you are most likely meant to be a BA

Look past the worries, trust the plan and, more importantly, your own instinct.

In this interview we speak to Business Analyst Shazia Elahi who gives us an insight into her career and the creation of her own business BA Masters. Can you give a brief summary of your career path to date? My first experience in a professional environment was working as an analyst for GlaxoSmithKline. Working in … Continue reading Look past the worries, trust the plan and, more importantly, your own instinct.

The creation of a group of industry standard BA’s has come to fruition.

In this interview Business Analyst Paul Kitson from Reassure gives us his career story and tells us why being a BA is a bit like Chandler from Friends! Can you give a brief summary of your career path to date? Like many others I never intended to become a BA and naturally progressed into the … Continue reading The creation of a group of industry standard BA’s has come to fruition.

Be brave, keep putting yourself out there, learn from mistakes and keep the RAID log up to date!

In this interview we speak to Eleanor Stowe, a Business Analyst from OVO Energy, who gives us the story of her operatic beginnings, a gradual move into Business Analysis and recent presentation at the Business Analysis Conference Europe. Can you give a brief summary of your career path to date? My first career was actually … Continue reading Be brave, keep putting yourself out there, learn from mistakes and keep the RAID log up to date!

Jane Piper shares 5 lessons from 5 years in business

Jane Piper has very kindly shared a story with us about a move from a safe corporate role to independent consulting! It covers the subjects of: Patience and Perseverance Get good advice Relationships REALLY matter Be bold Have Fun A few points that resonated with me personally: “Not everyone will like or agree with what … Continue reading Jane Piper shares 5 lessons from 5 years in business

I sort of just became a Business Analyst without really knowing I had become one, or indeed before knowing what one was!

In the first in our series of interviews we speak to Business Analyst Lee Fewkes who gives us the story of his career to date. Can you give a brief summary of your career path to date? Like many people in our profession I sort of just became a Business Analyst without really knowing I … Continue reading I sort of just became a Business Analyst without really knowing I had become one, or indeed before knowing what one was!

Sharing My Story at the Business Analysis Conference Europe 2019

This is my ugly mug presenting at the Business Analysis Conference Europe in London in September 2019. It was a real pleasure to share just a small part of my story and indeed the story of the Business Analyst colleagues that I hold in such high regard. Being able to play a part in building … Continue reading Sharing My Story at the Business Analysis Conference Europe 2019