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[14 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

As companies transition to Agile and Scrum to manage their software development projects, how does this affect the work of business analysts? Nancy Nee, VP Global Product Strategy at ESI International, shares her opinion on the role of business analysts in Agile software development projects and how this approach impacts the requirement gathering activity. She also provides some input on how to handle conflict between stakeholders.

[30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on The Value of Business Analysis in Scrum | ]

Hhow can a business analyst contribute in a Scrum Project? This article discusses the fact that producing a business analysis in Scrum is a goal and not a role. The possible contribution of the ScrumMaster, delivery team and Product Owner, the three Scrum roles, are described. It is often the Product owner that is held responsible for delivering the business analysis side of Scrum projects, but many Product Owners lack time to accomplish all the strategic activities resulting of product management and the the operational aspects associated with the backlog …