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How to Specialize in Big Data

Big Data is becoming used increasingly in many fields. It is not always easy to know how to manage it. Here are some ways to get acquainted with this new situation in the working world. Big data can be defined as “the set of data produced in real time, continuously, whether or not structured, whose […]


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Tips for Developing Better Dashboards

Dashboards can be very good company management tools. They allow for better organization and a high-level overview of the goals to be accomplished. Here are some tips for building good dashboards. Choose the dashboard according to your needs A dashboard can be built for operational steering, such as to ensure task performance, to compile the […]


Career management

Succeeding As a “Consultant” — Best Practices

Going into business puts the wind in your sails. Whether you are seeking greater freedom of action, to work on a variety of projects or to be your own boss, consulting is an appealing option. But becoming a “consultant” is not for novices. Between expertise and social skills, here are some tips to stand out. […]


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Open Data – How Can Your Business Profit From It?

Open data — freely accessible and reusable public information — is popular in many settings. Why and how could you benefit from it in your company? First, it must be clarified that for data to be classified as open, it has to meet a number of criteria, including free access and redistribution, absence of technical […]


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Do You Have T Shaped Skills?

More and more business analysts are being required to have skills in the shape of a T, which means specialized expertise in one field, coupled with diversified general skills. To understand the significance of the T, visualize the vertical bar of the T as the depth of knowledge in a single field of expertise (finance, […]


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How to Become Agile Every Day

Agility is now an inherent skill in the business world. The business analyst needs to adapt his approach to be more easily able to embrace new challenges. What is agility and how can you improve yours? Alternative project management “Agile methods” refer to a set of project management practices. Unlike traditional design and production methods […]


Company life

How to Overcome Shyness

As a business analyst, daily contact with other people in the company is inevitable, but if you suffer shyness it can be a real ordeal. Psychologist and professional coach Francesca Lungescu gives us her advice to meet the challenge. Dedramatize the situation For a shy person, making contact in person or by telephone is always […]


Career management

From France to Quebec – How to Adapt as a Business Analyst

In France, companies do not manage their IT projects in just the same way as in Quebec. That’s why expatriates who want to become business analysts in Quebec sometimes have trouble positioning themselves. Advice from an expert who made the leap. Let’s begin with the name – business analyst. “In France, it’s a term reserved […]


Training

Business Analyst Certification – Mixed Benefits

Throughout his career, the business analyst will be called upon to bridge the gap between IT and the business field. He could, if he wishes, obtain up to 4 certifications awarded by the IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis): ECBA, CCBA, CBAP and CBATL. The ECBA (Entry Certificate in Business Analysis) is obtained at the […]


Company life

Business Analyst – How to Say No, Tactfully

Between the company’s needs and the technical abilities of the IT people, the business analyst sometimes has to make choices and announce to one of the teams that, in the end, the project cannot be done… How do you handle the situation without alienating one of the two parties? Business analyst Camille Amathe went through […]


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Become an Opinion Leader as a Business Analyst

For business analysts, positioning yourself and become an opinion leader in your field is a long-term job… that can pay off! Steps to take. First of all, let’s point out that the Francophone internet is not overcrowded with people trying to fill the niche of benchmark business analyst. A simple Google search only shows 1 or […]


Career management

How to Resign Without Closing Doors

In the IT field, changing employers regularly lets you climb the hierarchy and pay scale faster. But since it’s a small world, how do you resign with class, and without closing doors? “Due to the shortage of manpower, people who work in IT currently have the big end of the stick… So I’m not sure […]


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