My Daily Thoughts


Forest or Trees

A forest of these trees is a spectacle too much for one man to see.
David Douglas

As business analysts, we need to look at a situation from all perspectives.

If we look at the big picture, the forest, we may miss the details.

If we look at the details, the trees, we may miss the big picture.

The big picture and the details are just two perspectives, there are countless perspectives a situation can be looked at. These include financial, people, cultural, roadmap, competition, efficiency, profitability, and the list goes on and on.

As business analysts we are not there to form a conclusion, we are there to see the situation from as many sides so that we can facilitate a good decision for the client.

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