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Modern Analyst e-Journal: June 2012

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IN THIS ISSUE
Featured articles showcased in this issue:
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Building the Security Model with Use Case and Class Models
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How Business Processes, Strategy, and Business Policies Relate
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Creating Interactive, True-to-Life Prototypes for Mobile Apps and More

> Barking With the Big Dogs - Part I: Process of Care

Webinar: End Document Chaos: Save Time Through Collaborative Requirements Management
Webinar: Bringing Analytics to the Front Line
Webinar: The Use Case Technique: An Overview

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

FEATURED ARTICLES
Building the Security Model with Use Case and Class Models
by Mark Monteleone, CBAP, PMP, CSM, CSPO
In writing a business requirements document (BRD), the business analyst needs to document who can access the solution (assuming software) and what data can be created, updated, read, and deleted (CRUD). In other words, a security model that a security analyst can build access profiles with the appropriate privileges. This article provides the business analyst a method for documenting a security model in the BRD based on information extracted from Use Case and Class models.
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How Business Processes, Strategy, and Business Policies Relate
by Ronald G. Ross, Principal of Business Rule Solutions, LLC
Business process models are intuitive. That’s why people like them. They provide management blueprints for coordinating repetitive work. But are they sufficient for creating an optimal business solution for a business challenge? No. This discussion brings into focus some of their blind spots and what you can do to address them successfully.
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iRise - Visualize before you build

Introducing Prototyper 4.6 - Creating Interactive, True-to-Life Prototypes for Mobile Apps and More
by Victor Conesa, VP of Product Development, JustInMind
Working on a new application? You never really know how it will go over until it rolls out. No matter how detailed a wireframe may be, no one can completely picture it in action until they experience the real thing—hours of detailed coding and all.

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Barking With the Big Dogs - Part I: Process of Care
by Glenn R. Brûlé, CBAP, CSM, Executive Director, ESI
Let’s face it, business analysts (BA) the world over are challenged with many things... In this four part series, I will give you the confidence and motivation you need to make a difference; a difference that will allow you to “Bark with the Big Dogs.” What I’m about to share is tried, tested and true. There are no gimmicks. Before you read on, ask yourself this: “Am I willing to try something different?”

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WEBINARS & EVENTS
End Document Chaos: Save Time Through Collaborative Requirements Management
July 19, 2012 - Register Now, Cost: FREE

Bringing Analytics to the Front Line
June 25, 2012 - Register Now, Cost: FREE

The Use Case Technique: An Overview
July 26, 2012 - Register Now, Cost: FREE

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Relevant Interview Questions
> What are User Stories?
> Describe the life cycle of a user story?
> How can the acronym INVEST assist the analyst during the development of user stories?

Informative Forum Posts
> Workflow management systems
> Business Process Outsourcing Question
> Gathering Requirements for a Brand New Project

FEATURED Business Analysis JOBS
> Senior Business Systems Analyst Job
> Principal Business Systems Analyst Job
> Lead Process Improvement Project Manager Job

More BA Jobs...

Hewlett-Packard Company is accepting resumes for Sales Support Management Analyst in Cupertino, CA (Ref. #CUPVMI1). Increase structured information for the installed customer base and improve business intelligence. Monitor and report revenue, analyze trends, validate and map deals, products and support contracts. Mail resume to Hewlett-Packard Company, 5400 Legacy Drive, MS H1-6F-61, Plano, TX75024. 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.
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