Barbara provides business analysis consulting and training helping companies improve through better analysis. Barbara co-founded two successful business analysis training companies and worked in varied industries including manufacturing, financial services, and software development. She has written books, articles, blogs, and training material aimed at helping professionals enhance their skills including Seven Steps to Mastering Business Analysis, first edition.
Barbara is passionate about enabling people and organizations to succeed through analysis. Early assignments in software development allowed her to design systems which streamlined processes, increased the quality of information, and improved customer relationships.
Barbara helped define the business analysis profession, volunteering for IIBA. She helped to develop the worldwide standard for analysis, the BABOK® Guide and currently serves as the Chair of IIBA Board.