Forums for the Business Analyst

 
  Modern Analyst Forums  Business and Sy...  Requirements  Business Analyst Project Management(BAPM) Role and Challenges
Previous Previous
 
Next Next
New Post 7/7/2017 2:56 AM
User is offline kingmanish
1 posts
No Ranking


Business Analyst Project Management(BAPM) Role and Challenges 

Starting this thread to discuss the Business Analyst and project manager role which BA's need to play and their challenges.

1. I have played roles where I have to do Business Analysis and also manage project without the official title of project manager.

2. We need to manage estimation, time lines, status reports from Development and Quality assurance teams.

3. Prepare progress charts / Burn down charts.

4. Report Risk/ Mitigation etc

5. Liaising among different teams.

Etc.

Others please contribute

Challenge: I am facing challenge managing liaising function. 

It goes like I need to get information from different upstream and downstream teams. Now one of the downstream team is very uncooperative.

The Technical lead is the senior guy who has spent most time in project and has knowledge.

His manager is not concerned and would not respond.

The BA from his team is a novice with no exposure. Now me not being the Tech leads direct manager or he not having any obligation to oblige to my requests he plays it hard.

IS reluctant to share information. and not cooperating.

Can others share similar experiences and how they deal with it?

 
New Post 7/14/2017 2:57 AM
User is offline Kimbo
435 posts
5th Level Poster


Re: Business Analyst Project Management(BAPM) Role and Challenges 

Reading between the lines it sounds like you're doing the PM job without having the actual authority to do it. Perhaps get the project sponsor to formally appoint you if that is the case

 

I'm always pretty direct so if you haven't yet, I'd go to the tech lead guy and explain your position etc and ask for his/her help. If that doesn't work try their manager. If that doesn't work escalate to project sponsor or someone else appropriate. If that doesn't work then quit.

 

I'm not very good at politics really

 

Kimbo

 
Previous Previous
 
Next Next
  Modern Analyst Forums  Business and Sy...  Requirements  Business Analyst Project Management(BAPM) Role and Challenges

Community Blog - Latest Posts

Ann P
Ann P
What’s the difference between ECBA CCBA and CBAP Certification? Which certification should I pursue ECBA CCBA or CBAP? How do I know which certification is right/suited for me? There are so many certifications I am completely confused which one to pursue? Can you please guide me on which certification should I go for?   These are s...
1 Responses
Simona from Minit
Simona from Minit
Process mapping vs. process discovery is akin to perceived reality vs. reality; the former rooted in subjectivity, the latter rooted in verifiable data. Elements of process mapping creep into process discovery, restricting an absolute dichotomy between the two. However, the critical differentiator between mapping and discovery lies in the distincti...
0 Responses
Byy
Byy
What is Workflow Automation? As we are in a digital age, automation is everywhere in everyday activities and surroundings. This digital transformation impacts the value chain, the product/services portfolio, development and engineering, all the way to distribution, sales channels and customer relationships. Workflow automation replaces manual...
0 Responses




Latest Articles

Lean-Agile Bath Remodel Project
Aug 12, 2018
0 Comments
The purpose of this article is to cite an example of using Lean-Agile project management for a small home construction project – a bathroom remo...
Featured Digital Library Resources 
Copyright 2006-2018 by Modern Analyst Media LLC