Kogan Page have brought out the book in hardback! It does look great and it will be much more durable than the paperback version. It’s pricey through, costing almost three times as much as the paperback. However, there a big discounts to be had online if you’d really like a copy. Here’s mine.

A year on – Reviews and Stars galore!

Hi there and thank you for your interest in Business Analysis and Leadership. A year on from publication is a good time to take stock and look back. I’m delighted that the book has done so well, consistently on the bestseller list on in the category of Change Management. It’s currently sitting at number [...]

Debra Paul receives her copy

James and I were delighted to present Debbie Paul, keynote speaker and writer of the Foreword, with a signed copy of our book at BA2013. Here she is with it:

The whole process of creating the book took about a year and half. During that time, James and I talked a lot and we both talked one-to-one with individual co-authors. We authors only met as a group in video conferences! So it was wonderful to meet twelve authors at BA2013 where we presented a panel [...]

Business Analysis Conference Europe BA2013

This week, both James and I attended the BA2013 conference on business analysis. With close to 400 attendees over three days, it was a great place to talk about business analysis and leadership. We had to sign a lot of copies of our book and my own copy now has been signed by many of [...]

And more…

It seems that the lovely quotes are just pouring in now! Here are some more: David J C Morris ‏(@DavidJCMorris) based in New Zealand: A reader in the US: Elizabeth Harrin (@pm4girls) in the UK: We also have our first five star Amazon review – thanks Brian! The reaction at the BA2013 conference was also [...]

Feedback begins to come in…

We know that many of you are reading the book and want to wait until you’ve finished it before commenting or reviewing it in detail. This means that we haven’t yet seen any Amazon reviews or published book reviews. We know this will change, but in the meantime, it’s been lovely to hear from people [...]

An author reflects on his identity…

It seems that becoming a published author brings out all sorts of reactions from people. Michael Brown, author of ‘Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders’ and a web chapter, wrote a lovely piece in his blog explaining his reaction. You can find it here

It was a pleasure to attend the IIBA UK Chapter event on 4th September focused on Business Analysis and Leadership. Hosted by Credit Suisse, it gave the chance for around 200 business analysts to hear a couple of presentations and participate in a panel discussion about leadership as a BA. Here is my summary of [...]

Publication Day!

Our book is published today! It’s been a major focus for nearly two years, so today is a momentous day for me and my fellow editor James Archer. I’m delighted that this book has highlighted the really collaborative nature of our work, with so many co-authors involved. I’m really pleased that for some of our [...]