GUIDE BOOKS: Carnsa Development Series

 
Agile Confusion: Understanding And Applying The Basics

This is the second semi-fictional story from the Carnsa Development series set in the life of a Claudia business analyst. This book covers the background and some of the different tools and techniques that are used in the popular Agile framework with examples you can relate to. 

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model Confusion: Understanding And Applying The Basics

The first semi-fictional story set in the life of  Claudia, a business analyst. Learn from her experiences, the engaging context and a little instruction and “how-to" about  the role of a business analyst. Join Claudia as she explores and selects suitable business models for a special audience.
Spoiler alert: Models are not exclusive to the business analyst role.

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Agile Confusion: Understanding And Applying The Basics

This is the second semi-fictional story from the Carnsa Development series set in the life of a Claudia business analyst. This book covers the background and some of the different tools and techniques that are used in the popular Agile framework with examples you can relate to. 

Buy from your favourite eBook store including:

Agile Confusion: Understanding And Applying The Basics

This is the second semi-fictional story in the Carnsa Development Series set in the life of Claudia, a business analyst. This book covers the background and some of the tools and techniques that are used in the popular Agile framework with examples you can relate to. 

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USER STORY CONFUSION: creating and breaking them DOWN 

This is the third  semi-fictional story in the Carnsa Development series set in the life of Claudia, a business analyst. This book covers the background and some of the tools and techniques that can be used to help ensure user stories are short enough to fit into an Agile sprint.


The Carnsa family has been running Agile projects successfully for a while. However, the user stories, which are deemed too big to break down, are not selected to work on. Claudia realizes she needs to give her family some options to. Granny comes to the aid of her grandson Bob, who is particularly struggling.

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BDD CONFUSION: Using behaviour driven development in acceptance criteria 

Want to make sure your requirements  make sense!? This is the fourth semi-fictional story in the Carnsa Development Series set in the life of the quirky business analyst Claudia. This book focuses on BDD  (Behaviour Driven Development) to support  writing acceptance criteria and testing. It also takes a brief look at TDD (Test Driven Development) and Continuous Integration to support test automation.

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KANBAN CONFUSION: An introductioN  to context and use 

If you are short on time spare but want a good grasp of Kanban, keep reading…

The garden of the Carnsa family is a mess and could do with a lot of attention. Claudia decides to use the visual planning tool Kanban to get the whole family involved and keep them on track. Kanban is used to break down the process and visualise the 'end to end' workflow in one view. The family use it to identify the best approach to achieve success and to fix issues as they arise.

Chock-full of information, references, links, and a quiz you can relate to and use, this quick reference guide answers can help you :

  • Understand the basics of Kanban and how it can help you:

  • Why it helps boost productivity

  • What the difference is between Kanban boards and Scrum boards

  • Who can benefit from using Kanban?

Learn how to use Kanban to streamline your project, make your life at home or work run smoother, keep all the things you have to do in order and accessible to you.

 
Change Confusion: Prepare, SupPort and Maintain

Previously published as Business Change confusion: Prepare, Support And Maintain

Claudia, is diagnosed with prediabetes. She is initially met with resistance when she tries to update the family's lifestyle to one that is healthier. After exploring change management models, she wants to use one to guide and support change that lasts. Granny, the matriarch of this quirky family, is not shy about sharing her opinions on the approach.

Chock-full of information, references, links, and a quiz you can relate to and use, this quick reference guide answers your questions and will help you:

  • Decide which change model to use

  • Support change

  • Prepare for resistance

  • And maintain change

Learn along with the Carnsa family and make the changes you need to succeed in this ever-changing world!

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