My good friend Jared Gorai @thepassionateba wrote a great chapter for our book The BA Book of Mentors entitled “It’s All About the Plan” In it, Jared pleads the case for good solid planning of the requirements gathering phase of every project. Typically, he points out, BAs will not plan their work well and miss steps and even miss key stakeholders. Bad news. Worth a read.
As project managers, we are very good at setting expectations at the front end of the engagement. The more experienced we are, and the closer the project is to our