Popular activities that many people do when a new year starts are to reflect upon the past and look into the future. I believe you will agree some people are better at both activities than others. In fact, recently a few people have done both in respect to the Business Analysis Profession:
My article was published in BATimes that takes a look trends in the profession for the next couple of years.
Julian Sammy, Head of Research and Innovation for the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), took a look at predictions from 2011 as to what the profession would look like today, then took a stab at 2016. Read his article.
Peter Schmidt, Vice President of ESI International, gives their 10 trends for 2014. He even did it in video.
And the folks at Watermark Learning gives their 2014 Trends for Business Analysis and Project Management.
Kent McDonald of B2T Training makes some
predictions with a little bit of Agile perspective. Read