Productivity & Collaboration

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How to Use Data Dictionaries to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

Data dictionaries are great tools for any data project, but they must be maintained to continue being useful. Here's how to get the most out of them.
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How to Use Business Rules Analysis to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

If you have many Business Rules, using this technique will help you ensure you are applying all the Business Rules to your project and across the organization.
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How to Overcome the 5 Common Barriers to Manufacturing Innovation

Manufacturers have an opportunity to transform and grow, but many are slow to adopt and risk disruption. But here's how their innovative peers are succeeding.
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6 Hybrid Business Analyst Combinations

If you're considering becoming some form of BA hybrid, you won't be sorry. Adding new tools to your arsenal will make you more flexible, marketable & valuable.
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Async, Await, and ConfigureAwait – Oh My!

In .NET Framework 4.5, async/await keywords were added to make async programming easier to work with. However, there are a few gotchas you may not know about.
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SharePoint Workflow “Failed to Start”?

A recent .Net update in a Windows Server update has caused SharePoint workflows to fail to start. Here's a workaround to get you back up and running quickly.
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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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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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Using SignalR Base Classes in Angular

This simple piece of code reduces the need for copy and pasted code. This dynamic coding can seem like magic, but it definitely shows the power of JavaScript.
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How to Use .NET Core CLI to Create a Multi-Project Solution

One of the key features of .NET Core is a robust Command Line Interface (CLI) that allows a user to create a multi-project solution with very minimal overhead.