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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.

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Productivity & Collaboration

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.
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Productivity & Collaboration

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.
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Productivity & Collaboration

How Business Analysts Engage and Collaborate with 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.
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Productivity & Collaboration

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.
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Productivity & Collaboration

10 Steps to Successful Requirements Gathering and Elicitation Meeting

Here are 10 recommended steps to help you organize and facilitate a successful requirements gathering and elicitation meeting.
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