The Lean Coffee was a blast on both days and my session on the 4 lenses of BA Deliverables Optimization got great responses. So much so that we might turn it into a webinar on LinkedIn for The Business Analysts. These where my key take-aways from the conference …
Paddy and Grant from The Visual Jam can sure warm up an audience and they made a great case about the value of storytelling. I got this template out of their talk for putting more focus in a presentations:
After this presentation I want my audience to have learned … .
The winner of the BA Achievement award, Anna Kochanowska inspired me by comparing a product with a dining experience, it’s more than just the delivery. Don’t fall into the delivery trap, the product is the whole thing.
When delivery takes over from fulfilling customer needs; you might feel Agile but you’re failing the customer.Anna Kochanowska
I really enjoyed the Lean Coffee with Wouter Nieuwenburg on the use of AI in business analysis. More on AI stuff for BA’s in a future post.
Now I want my own Elmo doll to keep people focused in a workshop.
Other things I learned at BA&Beyond this year:
- The VOLERE framework and the C4 model notation are still very much alive.
- If you want to learn about UX check out https://uxcel.com/
- You can get certified in Design Thinking at https://www.ideou.com/