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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...

4 Tips on When to Hire a Project Manager

4 Tips on When to Hire a Project Manager

4 Tips on When to Hire a Project Manager   As a business owner or director or manager of a company, when should you bring in a project manager? Having a project manager on your project is a very popular thing to do in today's business climate. In a past project...

Project Management and Risks (Q & A)

Project Management and Risks (Q & A)

What is a risk? A risk is the possibility of a problem occurring on the project that threatens the project’s successful outcome in some way or poses an opportunity the project team should investigate. Name some of the planning documents or elements of the...

Strive For Level 3 Feedback

Strive For Level 3 Feedback

Feedback is the key to Successful Communication An effective, successful communication requires feedback.  Often we think of feedback and we do not judge or access the quality of the feedback. To be successful in communication you have to incorporate feedback to...

What’s Wrong With My Business Model?

What’s Wrong With My Business Model?

5 Common Mistakes when Building Business Process Models As mentioned earlier in one of our blog posts, a model is defined as a representation of a real-world process, concept, or design. Business Process Modeling can serve as a tool to analyze information collected in...

It’s How You Play The Game

It’s How You Play The Game

“It’s not about winning or losing, it’s how you play the game.”  OH REALLY?   How does this go over to a person that depends on the win to feed their family, to pay off a debt, or to help their love one to get well from an illness?    How...

On-Site Agile Assessment

On-Site Agile Assessment

The Bridges Consulting Agile assessment focuses on 5 main competency areas, with 5-15 characteristics per competency, determined by answering approx. 115 questions. The 5 main competency areas are: 1. Product Definition – How well do you identify what you want to...