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Analyze Consulting was founded in 2007 with the purpose to help businesses get to the bottom of and solve business inefficiencies. The cornerstone of this dream is a passion for quality business analysis and project management.

We are motivated and rewarded by helping businesses be more efficient and solve problems.

We believe that the best way for us to do this is to start with a deep and thorough understanding of the problem or opportunity. The discipline and insight that we apply to this enables us to be confident and truly objective about defining the best possible solution.

Our vision is to be the partner of choice in solving business challenges through the appropriate use of technology, process and people.

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Design Thinking article

Design thinking for the modern BA

Successful business analysis hinges on the analyst’s ability to tap into the mind of the customer, finding the best tools and techniques to align with customer needs, and developing products and services that create real market value.  The question, however, is:  How can traditional analysis methods be supplemented to achieve a more customer focused result?  Enter: Design thinking. Design thinking is

Analyze case study: Leading change with people

Analyze Case Study  Just 26% of organisational transformational change initiatives are considered to be successful. Include a software implementation as a key dependency to that change and it is likely that those odds will be even less. This makes having a robust Change Management toolkit a key input to address the challenges presented by a transformational change initiative. Read here:  Analyze Case

Is it really only a choice between waterfall and agile?

In today’s project world, you’re either waterfall or agile.  Never both.  Never something in between.  But why has it become such a big waterfall vs agile debate?  And do we fully understand the two extremes these two methodologies present? Over the past few years, waterfall as a project methodology has definitely taken a back seat in favour of the new, cool

Boost your team’s performance with these cool online collaboration tools

In a world where remote teams, flexi working hours and international resourcing have become the norm, being able to collaborate effectively has become slightly more challenging.  There’s a lot to be said about face-to-face interaction, but with so many great online collaboration tools entering the market, you can create that same synergy without the need to be in the same

Delivering value to your customers: 4 business analysis obstacles to overcome

We all know the saying “customer is king”.  It’s a motto that was popularised within the retail industry, but today holds water for pretty much any industry you can think of. With this move to a customer-centric world, developing any new product or service without a clear understanding of your customer’s needs is like serving the perfect steak at your dinner

Success with Senior Stakeholders – Top tips of how to get there

Whether you’re a project manager or business analyst, stakeholder management and influence is one of those big-ticket items that can make or break your project. A stakeholder is defined as a person with an interest or concern in something.  In the project world, this can mean anyone who’s directly or even indirectly impacted by the project.  Senior stakeholders typically hold quite

Culture clash – how to effectively manage diversity in the workplace

The effects of globalisation aside, the South African workforce has always consisted of a diverse mix of cultures.  Being able to effectively manage diversity within the workplace therefore becomes less of a nice-to-have and more of an absolute necessity if you want to ensure that your business is successful. First, let’s take a look at what exactly culture means: Culture is defined

Understanding the difference between a scrum master and a project manager

With a major shift towards agile delivery, there has been some confusion around the role of the project manager within this new world.  Agile thinking introduced the concept of a scrum master, which may seem similar to a project manager on the surface, but is in fact distinctly different. The 2 most important things to understand are: A scrum master is not