Tag: Training

Is Your Project Truly Agile?

Is Your Project Truly Agile? ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Agile and Waterfall. Agile is the topic of many blogs just like this. People will tell you horror stories about their experiences with Agile. People spend hours at a time researching and debating about which is the better development method. Some people say waterfall development is a thing of the past. There are so many variations […]

Knowing How to Use Your (Requirements) Tools

Knowing How to Use Your (Requirements) Tools ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

When it comes to any project, the right tool makes all the difference.Whether in woodworking, engineering, or fashion design, having the proper tools makes things easier and more efficient. The same can be said in the world of requirements. The need for requirements tools in the world of IT product development is almost mandatory. Given ArgonDigital’s recent […]

Customer Onboarding: The Solution to User Engagement Crisis

Customer Onboarding: The Solution to User Engagement Crisis ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Reading the NYT review of the new Apple Watch, I’m reminded of what it was like to first use an iPhone.  Having cracked all the shrink-wrap and pulled apart each of the black and white paper boxes that include instructions no human would ever read, and there it was, a shiny, all-black obelisk. Like the […]

Training – Lessons Learned from Training a Group of Indian Analysts

Training – Lessons Learned from Training a Group of Indian Analysts ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

I recently trained a couple of groups of analysts in India on ArgonDigital methodology. This was the first time we had done training in an Indian setting and honestly, I have to confess to being more than a bit apprehensive when I set out. My fears, set out in no particular order of importance, included: […]

Live from RE’13: Neil Maiden’s Keynote, Creativity, and the State of Requirements Research

Live from RE’13: Neil Maiden’s Keynote, Creativity, and the State of Requirements Research ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Neil Maiden’s work, and this is the second conference keynote address I’ve had the pleasure to listen to.   He always manages to shake things up in good ways within the requirements engineering community.  I won’t go into all the details, but there were three primary themes in […]

Business Analyst Training in Los Angeles

Business Analyst Training in Los Angeles ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

I recently had the pleasure of leading business analyst training in Des Moines, Iowa.  While Des Moines is a bit colder than Austin was, I had a terrific time working with a terrific group of business analyst! ArgonDigital offered three different classes, each focusing on a different aspect of necessary business analyst skills: Requirements 101:  […]

“Writing Good Requirements 1-Day Seminar” in Denver, Colorado

“Writing Good Requirements 1-Day Seminar” in Denver, Colorado ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

ArgonDigital  offered our 1- day “Writing Good Requirements Seminar“ in Denver, Colorado on April 9, 2013. With the right approach, knowledge, tools and techniques, you can deliver projects on-time and on-budget while still meeting or exceeding expectations.This seminar provides you with the fundamentals to get requirements right the first time. Anyone involved in writing and […]

IIBA Endorsed Training Opportunities

IIBA Endorsed Training Opportunities ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

ArgonDigital is kicking off 2013 with two training opportunities, one in New York and another in Iowa. We’ll be in each location for three days, and students can select from three classes (but we hope you’ll take all three). Locations/Dates: Des Moines: February 4-6 New York City: February 11-13 Los Angeles: March 19-21 The classes we’re […]

For 2013: A New Year’s Resolution

For 2013: A New Year’s Resolution ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

I was listening to some colleagues the other day, talking about a new technique that there were trying out on their current project.  As I listened to them, I thought that the technique sounded interesting, however, it also sounded like it took a lot of work and time.  I’ve got my set of techniques that […]

Business Analyst Center of Excellence: The “People” Component

Business Analyst Center of Excellence: The “People” Component ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

When considering establishing a Business Analyst Center of Excellence (COE), there are many components to consider. Be sure to include the “people” component. In other words, what can the COE do to help Business Analysts (BAs) grow and progress in their roles? When I mention the people component to our customers, the first thing that many […]

Business Analyst Training on Requirements Visualization in NYC November 14

Business Analyst Training on Requirements Visualization in NYC November 14 ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Business Analyst Training (IIBA and PMI certified) in Requirements Visualization will be held in NYC November 14. You can register here: https://batraining_nyc_visualization.eventbrite.com/ The course offers immediately useable and useful approaches to using visual models in software requirements. Need more details? You can find them here: https://seilevel.com/training/requirements-visualization/ You can also email us at training@argondigital.com. This course […]

Training Business Analysts to Dare to Disagree

Training Business Analysts to Dare to Disagree

ArgonDigital has increased the number of its public training for business analysts, which got me thinking: what other sorts of training do business analysts need? Having knowledge of how to write requirements, elicitation skills, tool skills, knowledge of models, etc. is definitely fundamental to what a business analyst does on a day-to-day basis. Additionally, the business analyst […]