The curse of being a generalist BA

For a long time, I struggled to describe exactly what was my job as a Business Analyst. Signs were positive though. Year after year, I heard good comments from my colleagues, I was asked to coach juniors, and my annual reviews were great. 🏆 However, not being a deep expert at anything, it was really hard to define me besides being a jack of all trades with my BA, UX, and PO hats. How do I grow...

EricTheBA.com is dead. Long live Eric the BA!

The short version if you don’t have much time: I decided to migrate my blog from EricTheBusinessAnalyst.com to EricProvost.net (my real name… how original!) That’s it! Nothing else will change for you, except a new design for the blog and the fact that this newsletter will soon come from my new site address. You can also expect some glitches on the blog as I complete the migration...

Quiz: Which of these 4 types of Business Analyst are you?

When I was looking for a job a few years ago, I thought it would be an easy thing to do. Searching for “Business Analyst” on major job websites would take a few minutes, and I would have plenty of interesting positions to choose from. I was shocked to see that it wouldn’t be as easy as I thought; almost half of the positions were not about what I thought was Business Analysis...

Hello world!

Hello world! My name is Eric Provost, and I’m the BA behind this blog. This is my first blog post as a wannabe-professional blogger; in the meantime, I’ll try to be as interesting as possible, blogging about my journey to mastering Business Analysis. If you want to know more about me, you can read the traditional About me page, or visit my LinkedIn profile.  You can also...

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