PMs and BAs must collaborate with leaders to determine true drivers for a project. In this video, learn how to identify how scope, cost, and schedule are impacted PM-BA collaboration—and by one another.
- Pat the PM is worried about the project deadline, … it's coming up quick. … And Bailey is concerned about the quality. … Requirements were rushed, scope was added along the way, … and testing is showing lots of issues that will impact … the business teams and customers if the team implements. … Try to take a rubber band and stretch it three ways … into a triangle. … Now if we pull one of the corners out putting pressure … on that corner, what happens to these other corners? … They get stressed out, and they might break. … The triple constraint of project management works the same. … Cost, schedule and scope … is what the triple constraint is made of. … How this works is that if you increase the need … or importance of one, the others get stressed … and need attention too. … So if we increase the scope, … the cost and schedule need to increase as well. … Makes sense right? … Isn't it funny how easy it is to say yes to increasing one, … without planning for the increase in the others? …
- 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.