We Can’t Hear You: Effective Practices for the Remote Analyst
Friday, October 23, 2020
Are you a remote business analyst or do you manage remote business analysts? Are you worried that a remote BA can’t be as effective as one in an office? Whether you were remote before the pandemic or suddenly became remote after, you know that working from home is not the same as working from an office. And you may have experienced challenges with virtual communication and collaboration that left you feeling like you’ve been left out. You can learn practices that will keep you connected with your team so you can do your best work remotely.
In this talk, you’ll discover what “virtual presence” is and ways to improve it to help avoid errors in remote communication. You’ll learn about synchronous and asynchronous communication methods, when to use them and why online meetings should be used sparingly. You’ll experience techniques and learn some best practices that will improve your virtual facilitation and collaboration. And, let’s have a little fun and talk about adding some team spirit to your communication too!
Equipped with this information, you’ll analyze your remote work situation and create a plan for what practices you will stop, start, and keep doing to be an effective remote analyst.
- Understand the key areas that present challenges for the remote analyst vs an analyst in the office
- Learn strategies and techniques that address challenges remote analysts face in online facilitation, communication and collaboration
- Analyze your remote work situation to identify the ways you’ll address your specific remote challenges
- Create your action plan to address what you’ll stop, start and keep doing and get ready to share that plan with your manager or team