Management Concepts Announces Publication of Breakthrough Business Analysis: Implementing and Sustaining a Value-Based Practice by Kathleen B. Hass

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Management Concepts Inc. announced the publication of Breakthrough Business Analysis: Implementing and Sustaining a Value-Based Practice, by noted author Kathleen B. Hass.

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Management Concepts Inc., the nation’s premier provider of professional development, performance improvement, and talent management solutions for the public sector, today announced the publication of Breakthrough Business Analysis: Implementing and Sustaining a Value-Based Practice, by noted author Kathleen B. Hass.

Traditional Business Analysis (BA) jobs are going away and are not coming back. BA tools are growing up, and typical BA tasks are being automated and commoditized. Instead of being regarded as documenters, BAs are being sought out to focus on strategy, innovation, and leadership.

Breakthrough Business Analysis provides a framework for implementing a BA practice that is strategically positioned and value-based. Realizing the positive impacts of a value-based BA practice could very well mean the difference between success and failure for businesses negotiating 21st century challenges. The framework for implementing and sustaining a value-based BA practice involves three phases:

1.    Readiness: “Is our organization ready?”
2.    Implementation: “How do we build the BA practice?”
3.    Sustainability: “How do we institutionalize and continue to improve BA practices?”

Take the lead and be your organization’s champion of a value-based, breakthrough BA practice that is focused on value to the customer and wealth to the bottom line.

Kathleen (Kitty) Hass is the world’s leading expert in strategic business analysis and complex project management. She has written dozens of articles and nine books, including the renowned series The Business Analysis Essential Library; The Enterprise Business Analyst: Developing Creative Solutions to Complex Business Problems; and Managing Project Complexity: A New Model, which was awarded the PMI® David I. Cleland Literature Award. She is a director on the IIBA® board and is on the BA advisory boards for Capella University and the University of California, Irvine.

The book is available now through your local bookstore or directly from Management Concepts Press at http://www.ManagementConceptsPress.com. Please contact Vanessa Gillette at vgillette(at)managementconcepts(dot)com for a review copy.

Management Concepts Press is division of Management Concepts, Inc.

About Management Concepts
Management Concepts is the nation’s premier provider of professional development, performance improvement, and talent management solutions for the public sector. Since 1973, we’ve collaborated with and supported every major agency in the Federal government, thousands of state and local government offices, numerous non-profit organizations and universities, and hundreds of corporations; unleashing the potential of more than one million individuals and enhancing the performance of teams and organizations. Visit http://www.ManagementConcepts.com.

Breakthrough Business Analysis: Implementing and Sustaining a Value-Based Practice, ©2015, 280 pages, 7” x 10” softcover, ISBN 978-1-56726-464-7, $49

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