Now in its second edition, The Power of the Agile Business Analyst has expanded to include new Agile methods that have emerged or gained prominence since the first edition. Learn 30 realistic, achievable ways that an Agile business analyst can increase project efficiency, add value and improve quality.
Drawing on her extensive experience, Jamie Lynn Cooke proposes a new role for Agile projects: the Agile business analyst. She details 30 ways in which the role will increase relevance, quality and overall business value and provide business users with crucial support. The Agile business analyst is also a boon to the development team, being a ready source of business knowledge and ensuring that project outcomes align with requirements.
This book has been updated to:
- Incorporate behaviour-driven development into the work that the business analyst does to support interface design;
- Align the programme management strategies of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to encourage cross-organisational communication and participation;
- Include full updates throughout the Qualifications section in ‘Getting the Right Agile Business Analyst for Your Team’; and
- Provide Agile updates, bringing the book back into line with current methods.
Buy this book to learn how to revolutionise your Agile development and increase the value and relevance of your project outcomes.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
1: What is Agile?
2: The Power and the Perils of Agile
3: Why Your Team Needs an Agile Business Analyst
4: What are the Risks of Not Having an Agile Business Analyst?
5: 30 Ways for the Agile Business Analyst to Add Value to Your Project
6: Getting the Right Agile Business Analyst for Your Team
7: Moving Your Agile Team Forward
8: More Information on Agile