About Analyze

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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Email: info@analyze.co.za

Tel: +27 (0)21 447 5696

Cape Town Office:
The Studios – Unit 314
Old Castle Brewery Building
6 Beach Road
Woodstock
7925

Johannesburg Office:
Block A
Homestead Park
37 Homestead Road
Rivonia
2191

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Backlog grooming

Backlog grooming – the what, when & how

For projects following an agile methodology, the term “backlog” refers to pieces of work, otherwise known as “user stories”, that are not currently being worked on. In traditional project thinking, the backlog would also constitute the project scope, i.e. what needs to be delivered.  The only difference here being, your backlog can (and likely will) evolve as the product you’re working on grows and new requirements and features become known.

The very real reasons why people resist change

Some say change is as good as a holiday, but the reality is that to many people out there, change is not something they’re comfortable with at all.  It can be a very unsettling experience – one which can cause a lot of stress and anxiety. For companies to be successful in rolling out change, they need to be cognisant of the reasons why people resist change to ensure that they put mitigation actions in place to avoid these. Through our experience assisting clients with various change management processes, we’ve identified the following as the top reasons why people resist change:

Agile tools

5 Tools that are trending within the agile world

s more and more companies are embracing agile techniques to shorten their delivery timelines and create better synergies with their customers’ needs, the demand for tools to help manage the process has led to the evolution of tons of great agile project management and development tools.  But with so many tools on the market, the process of finding the right one can be tricky.  To help you decide,

Analyze Consulting achieves Level 3 B-BBEE rating

Analyze Consulting is proud to announce that we have achieved a Level 3 score from our recent B-BBEE verification.   At Analyze we have adopted a growth and development strategy that aims to realize South Africa’s economic potential by diversifying the work place and advancing the country’s economic transformation. This is in line with one of our key values of being people-focused – which holds valuing relationships and striving for a fair balance of good for all key stakeholders, at the heart of our business.   We achieved this result through a focus on business practices that are vital for transformation while having valuable operational benefit:   Analyze Supplier Policy – We prioritise empowered suppliers, particularly exempt micro enterprises and black owned businesses. Analyze Community Involvement – We support enterprise development and socio-economic development within non-profit organisations and small black owned enterprises, through financial support and pro-bono consulting services. Analyze Skills Development Program – In addition to developing our team, we provide financial support and skills development to students studying Information Systems, through our Analyze bursary scheme and learnership. Analyze Empowerment Trust – As a shareholder in Analyze, the Analyze Empowerment Trust is mandated to provide financial assistance and support for the education of previously disadvantaged, black females.   We strive to continue contributing to South Africa’s economic transformation in the years to come – unlocking value in our bid to help our clients and our country, to make business better.  

Artificial intelligence

How can artificial intelligence be applied to your business?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer the stuff only movie plots are made of, today it has become a key component of computer science research & development which is providing very real solutions for changing the way companies do business. Facebook, Netflix, Google, Tesla Motors and Apple are only some of the big companies out there who have embraced AI with great success.  But what does AI mean for those companies who may not be in the position to transform their entire business or invest…