In this video, learn why collaboration in these roles is critical to product success. Stakeholders rely on this partnership to allow them to do their own jobs as the project progresses.
- Pat the PM and Bailey the BA … are about to start a new project together. … They're working together to plan out key aspects … of the project and they have a sensitive stakeholder. … For a moment, let's imagine … that we're that stakeholder, Jennifer. … As Jennifer, you're a full-time manager … of a payroll department. … Your days are filled managing a large staff, … vendors, technology and payroll cycles. … You're dealing with expectations, regulatory changes, … taxation, operational quotas and deadlines. … And your customers, or employees that get payroll, … just want to be paid on time and paid correctly. … You're put on a new project … that's looking to improve the systems … that make all this payroll happen. … Suddenly, in addition to your normal … and stressful responsibilities as a payroll manager, … you get meeting invites from three or four different people … on the project team. … You don't really know who they all are or their roles, … and the demands, emails and meetings just keep coming. …
- Identify why collaboration between the business analyst and the project manager is key.
- Examine the fundamentals of an ideal partnership between the business analyst and the project manager.
- Explore the importance of collaboration on scoping between the business analyst and the project manager.
- Determine the essentials for collaboration between the business analyst and the project manager during the development and testing phase.
- Break down the ways to make communication between the business analyst and the project manager successful.
- Discover the areas of risk the business analyst and the project manager should collaborate on.
- Identify the fundamentals for collaboration between the project manager and the business analyst on scope management and change.