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Brainstorming

Brainstorming

A Simple Approach to Brainstorming Brainstorming is a common technique that has been used by many industries to engage others in creative problem solving and generating new solutions. Here are the basic steps for brainstorming. 1. Have the right people at the session....

Mind Mapping

Mind Mapping

A Mind Mapping Concept Mind Mapping is a way to think out of the box. You can use Mind Mapping to generate ideas based on word associations, or more specifically idea associations. Have each person in a mind map session create a mind map and then bring to together to...

Think outside the Box

How many times have you heard the phrase, "Think outside the box?" Usually, when this phrase is used it is to encourage someone to create a solution or solve a problem by thinking differently. In this article, I want to show that in order for you to think outside the...

99 Obstacles to Getting Good Requirements

99 Obstacles to Getting Good Requirements

By George Bridges October 1, 2019 Current Challenge to Getting Good Requirements Over the years in one of my courses on Writing and Managing Requirements, I have an exercise where the participants prepare a list of obstacles for getting good requirements.  Here...

Negotiate to Win

Negotiate to Win

Negotiation for the New Business Analyst By George Bridges Quite often new Business Analysts are surprised that they need to grow their negotiation skills.  We all have to negotiate in our professional life, but may not be aware of what and how to...