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Modern Analyst e-Journal: March 2011

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IN THIS ISSUE
Featured articles showcased in this issue:
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Are you ready to wear your UX hat when duty calls?
How to Study for and Pass the CBAP® Exam in 24 hours
>
The structure of business analysis documents

> Software Tools for The Decision Model-Part 2

> Webinar: Outsourcing Requirements Discovery
> Webinar: How the Business Analyst can Succeed in a BPM World: Creating High Caliber Business Processes
> Webinar: Fast Tracking Projects
> Webinar: 11 Habits for Highly Successful Business Process Management Programs

Also in this issue:
> More Business Analyst Humor
Even more Resources for Business Analysts
New Interview Questions

FEATURED ARTICLES
Are you ready to wear your UX hat when duty calls?
by Adriana Beal, MBA
In an ideal world, all software projects would have an interaction designer or user experience (UX) specialist working with the team to ensure that the product is designed in a way that truly satisfies the needs of end-users. In a software project with separate business analyst and interaction designer roles, the work of these professional is complementary. 
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Top 10 Business Analysis Trends for 201

How to Study for and Pass the CBAP® Exam in 24 hours
by Jarett Hailes, President of Larimar Consulting Inc.
On February 12, I wrote and passed the CBAP exam on the first try. I had completed my application way back in September but hadn’t been able to find an exam sitting date that I felt would give me enough time to study. I finally decided in December that I would never find the perfect time so I set the date for early February and told myself I’d find a way to make it happen.
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The structure of business analysis documents
by Sergey Korban, BA Expert, Aotea Studiosm
The structure of business analysis documents isn't a commonly discussed topic. This article will show what documents are produced by a BA and the main sections they contain. These are the main documents produced by a BA over the course of a project...

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Software Tools for The Decision Model-Part 2
by Larry Goldberg & Barbara von Halle, KPI, LLC
You are experiencing success with decision models even without the assistance of decision modeling software. Imagine the possibilities with proper software support!

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WEBINARS
Outsourcing Requirements Discovery
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Register Now, Cost: FREE

How the Business Analyst can Succeed in a BPM World: Creating High Caliber Business Processes
Thursday, April 28, 2011 Register Now, Cost: FREE

Fast Tracking Projects
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 Register Now, Cost: FREE

Learn 11 Habits for Highly Successful Business Process Management Programs
Monday, March 28, 2011 Register Now, Cost: FREE

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> Business Oriented Architecture and SOA
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Relevant Interview Questions
> What are Use Case Points?
> From PEST Analysis to PESTLE Analysis, what is the difference?
> Explain Kurt Lewin’s Model of Organizational Change

Informative Blog Posts & Resources
> 150 Free Questions for CBAP ® & CCBA ® Certifications
> 2010 Business Analyst Salary Survey from ASPE
> Satisfy Requirements with Continuous End User Involvement

FEATURED Business Analysis JOBS
HP Enterprise Services, LLC is accepting resumes for Business Analyst in Canton, MA. (Ref. #ESCANBA11). Work collaboratively with clients and stakeholders to research and elicit, analyze, validate and document business requirements, and to ensure that those requirements clearly reflect true business needs, correctly representing all stakeholders. Mail resume to HP Enterprise Services, LLC, 5400 Legacy Drive, MS H1-6F-61, Plano, TX 75024. Resume must include Ref. #ESCANBA11, full name, email address & mailing address. No phone calls please. Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship. EOE.

Hewlett-Packard State & Local Enterprise Services, Inc. is accepting resumes for the position of Business Analyst in Dublin, OH (Ref #SLDUBBA21) and Baltimore, MD (Ref. #SLBALBA11): Work collaboratively with stakeholders to research and elicit, analyze, validate and document business requirements, and to ensure that those requirements clearly reflect true business needs, correctly representing all stakeholders. Mail resume to Hewlett-Packard State & Local Enterprise Services, Inc., 5400 Legacy Drive, MS H1-6F-61, Plano, TX 75024. Resume must include Ref. #, full name, email address & mailing address. No phone calls please. Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship. EOE.

HP Enterprise Services, LLC is accepting resumes for Business Consultant in Dallas, TX. (Ref. #ESDALBC11). Provide business domain solution, process, strategy, business case and change consulting to client. Mail resume to HP Enterprise Services, LLC, 5400 Legacy Drive, MS H1-6F-61, Plano, TX 75024. Resume must include Ref. # ESDALBC11, full name, email address & mailing address. No phone calls please. Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship. EOE.

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