Tag: Elicitation

May 19, 2020

4 Techniques to confirm elicitation results

“Don’t ask the mind to confirm what is beyond the mind. Direct experience is the only valid confirmation. “ – Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj– In this article, you are going to learn four techniques that will give you more tools when it comes to getting the confirmation for the elicitation results. This post will help you if you are a business analyst beginner and you want […]

May 11, 2020

Three types of Elicitation

“Until you believe you have option, you will continue to feel stuck” – Sean Stephenson When someone mentions the word elicitation, the first idea that comes to our head is “stakeholder’s interview”, but for those who aren’t aware, that’s not the only one type of elicitation. Elicitation is not necessarily a face to face interaction. The BABOK Guide enlists 3 different ways to understand stakeholders […]

May 3, 2020

The main 18 elicitation techniques.

“Progress in science depends on new techniques, new discoveries and new ideas, probably in that order.” – Sydney Brenner — In the previous article (Prepare elicitation by completing 5 activities) we have learnt how to prepare for elicitation, and the last activity was to select the proper technique to be able to effectively identify the user needs. There are many techniques and each of them […]

April 26, 2020

Prepare elicitation by completing 5 activities.

“By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail” – Benjamin Frankling — In the previous article, we talked about elicitation and we learned that it is the way to obtain the necessary information to identify the user’s need. As business analysts, we know in theory what elicitation is and what we have to do to carry it out, but it is hard to find […]

April 19, 2020

The 5 elicitation and collaboration’s tasks

“Comming together is a beggining, staying together is progress and orking together is a success.” – Henry Ford — In order to explain how to perform a certain task, the best way is to think of it as a process that has a series of steps with a beginning and an end. Therefore, to explain the business analysis process we could say that in its […]