Author: Brian Laehn

Brian Laehn is a Business Architect at Core BTS and has 20+ years of experience as a Senior Business Analyst, Scrum Manager, Project Manager and Agile Team Lead.

How to Form an Effective Agile Team: The Experts’ Guide

This actionable guide distills 20+ years of experience to show you how to get your organization behind the Agile team mindset and form an effective Agile team.

10 Communication Tips for Business Analysis and Project Success

Communication is critical for effective business analysis and project success. Try these tips to improve communication with your stakeholders and project team.

A Business Analyst Approach to Identify, Engage, and Collaborate with Your Stakeholders

You will learn several different techniques you can use to help identify and engage all stakeholders that should be involved for the success of the initiative.

The Certified Business Analyst Professional Guide to IIBA CBAP Recertification

Achieving the IIBA CBAP Certification is one of the most prestigious certifications a Business Analyst can obtain. Here's a distilled guide to understanding it.

5 Critical Business Requirements Elicitation and Collaboration Questions

In my elicitation and collaboration experiences with stakeholders, I have found there are 5 critical questions you should ask during every interview.

10 Steps to Organize and Facilitate a Successful Requirements Gathering and Elicitation Meeting

Here are 10 steps I recommend you follow as a guideline to help you organize and facilitate a successful requirements gathering and elicitation meeting.

How To Deliver Your Project On Time and Within Budget

These 5 project success factors and specific real-life applications will increase your chances of delivering a project on-time and within budget.

The Value of a Business Analyst to a Project Team

You can add value and decrease the total cost of projects by adding BAs to project teams. This will improve project success and increase your ROI.