Vicky Di Ciacca: Repositioning Our Business Analysis Flex

Vicky Di Ciacca: Repositioning Our Business Analysis Flex

Vicky Di Ciacca: Repositioning Our Business Analysis Flex

Vicky Di Ciacca and Joe Newbert explore the difficulties of the past and embrace the challenges of the future to reposition the business analyst role and find its flex.

Vicky is cofounder of Be Positive, a BA consultancy based in Scotland. Be Positive was established 19 years ago and now helps a range of customers in the UK and beyond to build their BA capabilities.

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Chapter Markers

  • [00:41] How Vicky landed up in business analysis and what keeps her in the profession
  • [02:56] Overcoming the difficulties of the past to store, manipulate and understand data
  • [06:29] How requirements shape the responsibility of the business analyst in the data life-cycle
  • [08:38] Growing tentacles into data, automation, AI, augmented reality, and the unknown
  • [11:49] Difficulties keeping an eye on the horizon and adapting to ever-changing circumstances
  • [16:56] Blurred lines and digital natives shifting the positioning of the business analyst
  • [20:42] Having confidence in your skills and abilities, and the flex to connect the holistic view
  • [25:39] Predicting what a day in the life of a business analyst looks like in 2033
  • [31:21] Getting involved in activities at every stage to show off the range of skills and abilities 
  • [35:04] Conducting business analysis by stealth to eradicate the strategic analysis paradox

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