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How do I become a business analyst?

5 steps finding your path to BA 1. Build your BA knowledge Learn business analysis and understand business analysis roles Read BABOK 2. Identify your BA experiences 3. Identify your leverage points 4. Build a development plan 5. Focus your opportunity search 6. Network

5 leadership lessons from MS Dhoni

One of the greatest captains that cricketing world has ever seen. I know it’s an over hyped statement. But the statistics speaks more than words. Born in Ranchi, Dhoni started his sporting life as a footballer later being moved to wicket keeper in cricket.

Goodbye Google Reader

So Google Reader will shut their stores on July 1. By now many of you have switched your RSS readers or may likely turn to new ones soon. Don’t stop reading because already there are new age RSS readers for you in store. Here I am

Doing business in India

The World Bank in association with international finance corporation publishes every year the report of a comparative survey on doing business in 185 countries with reference to issuing of construction permits, registration of property, getting electricity, access to credit, protection of investors, payment of

Business Analyst Career Road Map

The way the economy has been performing the last decade, sadly Business Analysts have been mischaracterized quite often as “Operational Efficiency Experts” or “Process Experts”. For many start-ups  as well as established businesses, they don’t see the need for a Business Analyst unless they go

Amazon launches its India marketplace

E-commerce giant Amazon has decided to enter the Indian market, with the launch of its marketplace Amazon.in, offering books, movies and television shows for sale initially. The company also says that they will be adding mobiles, cameras and many more to their product offerings. “Our

Can India produce a Mark Zuckerberg?

    I posted a question on Quora few days back “Can India produce a Mark Zuckerberg” and the response was marvelous. So i decided to collate it and make it into a blog and answer some of the questions and problems related to it.

4 things you can steal from Gujarat model

I know the title looks weird. Still I want to use it because if we don’t learn from Gujarat we have to steal it at least. Often we steal from others. So if you are doing so, steal something good and which will impact

Hero Hockey India League – New Lease of life for Indian Hockey?

8 time Olympic champions! Once the kings of Hockey, have been downgraded to a team which can be beaten by minnows of World Hockey. That’s Indian Hockey for you. Even the slightest of cricket fan in India might have seen Hockey when played against

Tax Payers in India

    It’s March and end of financial year again. It’s that taxing time of the year. So why don’t you know about the tax payers in India and how much they pay. According to Google, the population of India is 1,241,491,960 (2011 data). In

Revival of Kerala Football

So here we are again in the quarter final stage of Santhosh Trophy 2013, a tournament least bothered by the football fans of India and even AIFF. The 2013 Santhosh Trophy is the 67th edition of the tournament and Kerala is hosting the national

Stories tell more than a useful product!

Gone are the days, the brands using traditional media to reach out to their customers. Today there are millions of opportunities for the customer to know the brand. A powerful brand is more than just a useful product. The rise of social media has