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2:20
Nov 18, 2015

Build your BA career with IndigoCube

The company offers a flexible but structured programme for achieving the National Certificate in Business Analysis through B2T Training, says Robin Grace, principal consultant at IndigoCube.

3:30

Planning is key to success for business analysts

Failing to plan is planning to fail, says Robin Grace, principal consultant: Business Analysis at IndigoCube.

7:40

To BA or not to BA?

Strategic business analysts are not your run-of-the-mill requirements gatherers, says Robin Grace, principal consultant at IndigoCube.

7:20

Slaying the template zombie

Novice BAs need a matrix of tools that can help them achieve their goals, not a bunch of blank templates, says Robin Grace, business analysis principal consultant at IndigoCube.

3:10

It`s time for template zombies to die

Many companies replace planning and process with templates, causing projects to fail, says Robin Grace, business analysis principal consultant at IndigoCube.

2:40
Oct 21, 2009

Don't pigeonhole the analyst

Business analysts are an under-utilised corporate resource, says Robin Grace, business analysis principal consultant at IndigoCube.

3:10

Pinning down business analysts

Unlocking the value of business analysts will lead to employers enjoying better retention rates, says Robin Grace, business analysis principal consultant at IndigoCube.

5:10

Analysts must fix their failing ways

Research and analyst firms agree that business analysts are doing a less than ideal job.

3:40
May 13, 2008

Offsetting business analyst shortage

Business analysts have no career path, and that is a major hurdle for them and their employers.

5:40

Business analysts should be corporate assets

Business analysis in local organisations is typically at maturity level zero.

5:40
Jan 23, 2008

Clear path for business analysts

Not all business analysts are born equal, but they can reach a common baseline of excellence through diligence.

4:50

Guiding hand for business analysts

Mentoring ensures newly trained business analysts are immediately productive.

Robin Grace
Principal consultant, IndigoCube.

Robin Grace is principal consultant at IndigoCube. He entered the IT industry via the Van Zyl and Pritchard Cobol Course in 1979, rising through the normal IT ranks to the position of systems analyst. He has been involved with methods and methodologies ever since reading up on James Martin's Bubble Diagrams for Data Modelling. Grace has used, consulted on and taught on many methods since then, worked for Comcon as method manager and spent many years working for Mike Bergen & Associates as a consultant, involved with information engineering among its various clients. He believes the importance of business analysis is under-recognised in the industry. He has been exposed to methods as diverse as catalysis to information engineering, and more recently UML and BPM.