In My Judgment – The BA & PM Require Different Skills

Are you annoyed that the same person wears both the PM and the BA hat? Learn how Haydn and Bob feel about the BA and PM role in this episode of In My Judgment.

Project Manager vs Business Analyst

Do BAs and PMs use the same skill?

 

Is your organization old school or are they looking to go beyond the latest PMBOK Guide®? Do your BAs and PMs have the same skills, share your thoughts with and leave a comment in our LinkedIn group.

 

 

 

 

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In My Judgment – Know your Stakeholders

Building on the BA/PM toolkit.

 

 

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Know Your Stakeholder

Do you know all your stakeholders? Do you have an easy way of identifying all the stakeholders impacted or affected by your projects? In this episode of In my Judgment, Bob and Haydn add to the toolkit from other podcasts and share the key to identifying and managing stakeholders.

 

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In My Judgement – Pet Projects

Are there projects in your organization that are being held on to longer than needed?

 

Project Milestone

Milestone

In this episode of In My Judgement the hosts shares how they have learned project management lessons from children as well as the Romans. They also share why some people in the organizations hold on to projects longer than needed.

Do you agree with the hots or disagree? Let us know by leaving a comment in our LinkedIn group.

In My Judgement – Subject Matter Expertise

In this issue of In My Judgement, Bob and Haydn debate if you really need subject matter expertise to manage a project effectively.

 

 

Project Manager Expert

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Do you think you need to have domain expertise or can you manage any project if you have managed a project before? This is not a new debate and it is not one that is going to end anytime soon. Listen in to find out what the hosts think about this topic. Find out if they have a solution to make you more effective as a project manager, no matter what industry you have worked in.

Share you thoughts with us in our LinkedIn group.

In My Judgement – Team Building Minutes

How often have you been pulled away from work just to go to another team building meeting?

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Teams and time

In this episode of In My Judgment the hosts discuss how team building meetings don’t really work. They will cover what team building minutes are and how you take advantage of the little moments. They will also touch on how to build trust within your project teams.

Tell us how you handle team building for your project teams or how you build trust, by sending us an @reply on Twitter or by going to our LinkedIn group.

In My Judgement – BA reports to who?

So what is the role of the Project Manager and the Business Analyst?

BA reports to the stakeholder of the PM

Who should the BA report to?

In this latest episode of In My Judgement Bob and Haydn discuss where the Business Analyst (BA) should report. Tell us what you think, is it better for the BA to report to the PM or to the project sponsor?

Tell us what you think, who should the BA report to? Share your thoughts in our LinkedIn group.

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