For a Business Analysis Capability to be an effective business partner and add value to the business, it is important to strive for continuous improvement. To improve, it is important to understand your current state. This is why many organisations embark on a practice improvement/maturity journey i.e. to understand the present and future maturity of the practice and measure the progress made at a point in time.
The presentation will unpack key factors contributing to a successful capability maturity journey, the importance of senior management, and organisational support. Together, we will explore common pitfalls and how to navigate them to reach our maturity objectives.
- Key considerations to establish a successful BA capability,
- Common challenges experienced on the road to BA capability maturity, and
- Suggestions on how to overcome the challenges
About the Speaker
Sivuyile is currently a Business Analyst Manager. She has over 10yrs work experience in the IT project delivery space. Her experience in project delivery spans across the SDLC from a developer, tester, business analyst, project manager and even system support point of view. She believes a broad experience helps bring a holistic view when solving problems and solution designing.
She has a BSc in Computer Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Cape Town (UCT). And a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB). Sivuyile has a keen interest in how key external factors influence strategy implementation; such as behaviors, environmental influences, mindset, and bias. As such, her MBA thesis was based on strategy implementation, specifically focusing on the role of middle management in the process.