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Thursday, 29 March 2012
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The Business System Manager in Reality

This posting is inspired by comments from Dave Couture - in the discussion of Viewpoints. 

Macroscope embodies a very powerful principle of system ownership by the business. One of the major implications of this principle is to assign key responsibilities to the BSM role - with a supporting team drawn from the business, not from IT.  And Macroscope clearly defines the ideal qualifications of the BSM - deep business knowledge, excellent relationships inside the business - and uppermost - being clearly identified as "from the business", not IT.

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Wednesday, 28 March 2012
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The misunderstood notion of deliverable - Part Two

As you may have guessed from the previous dialog, the next question on the hit-parade of the most frequent questions is something like: In which deliverable should I document this information? A question generally accompanied by: You would not have a template or an example, by any chance?

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Wednesday, 21 March 2012
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Viewpoints….but why?

The notion of viewpoints advocated by Macroscope in solution delivery integrates concerns of all stakeholders and thus allows to reach a business solution that meets their needs. This is simple and logical.

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Thursday, 08 March 2012
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Business Analysis – Discipline/Competence vs. Role

When I introduce people to the standard roles in the Solution domain – I know that the Business Analysts in the crowd will quickly become very upset. I can almost hear, “Where am I?” And when I show them that one of the key deliverables of business process modeling is assigned to the System Architect, their discomfort turns to horror. In their minds, such models should always be the responsibility of business analysts, and BAs are not “architects”!

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Tuesday, 06 March 2012
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The misunderstood notion of Deliverable

I have much to say on this topic. This post is the start of a series on the often misunderstood notion of deliverable in Macroscope. Don’t hesitate to jump in to comment and add your own thoughts.

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Tuesday, 06 March 2012
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Welcome to the Macroscope Blogging space

The blogging feature is now online. This is another way to share your experience and opinions on subjects related to Macroscope. You can either post comments to published posts or, beter yet, become a blog author yourself - simply request to become a blogger through the Contact Us link.

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