I attended a talk by folks from BluePrint and LexisNexis at BAWorld on Tuesday. The first bit of the talk was just an intro to agile and why it is useful on the projects. The part that I found most interesting was from someone who owned business analysis on lawyers.com – she effectively gave a verbal case study of their team using agile and BluePrint to deploy this site. This was refreshing because she was brutally honest about the state of their organization 2 years ago, some of her dislikes about other tools, and their experiences with agile not going well. However, she also then talked about how their culture is changing now and what is working really well. This talk was great because it was effectively a great sales-pitch for BluePrint, but it was given by an actual user….and you could tell she was being honest about it.
The combination of pandemic and moving to a rural community has increased the amount of shopping I do online, but even before those events I found myself depending more and