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The Adrian and Joe Show is for people who want to discover smarter ways to go about managing business analysis and change. Tune in as Joe Newbert, Adrian Reed, and a host of experts share the strategies and insight you need to start delivering business analysis... in better ways.

The Adrian and Joe Show - Riffs About Business Analysis and Change OneSixEight FM

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The Adrian and Joe Show is for people who want to discover smarter ways to go about managing business analysis and change. Tune in as Joe Newbert, Adrian Reed, and a host of experts share the strategies and insight you need to start delivering business analysis... in better ways.

    S01 E06 The Episode With Colart Miles Being Beautiful, Good and Lean

    S01 E06 The Episode With Colart Miles Being Beautiful, Good and Lean

    Colart Miles talks with Adrian Reed and Joe Newbert about broadening the conventional definition of business to consider a worldview of prosperity, purpose, people and planet

    In this episode:



    Joe and Adrian play a game of 'Guess what I'm talking about' [00:42]

    The four P's of what a beautiful business might look like inside and out [02:01]

    Balancing an equalibrium in the dilemma of finding common stakeholder purpose [08:14]

    Bringing more meaning and community to what a business does [11:55]

    Empowering with ‘no-code revolution' will further evolve business/product/service work [16:03]

    Monitor innovative ideas to cultivate a culture of people that live innovation [22:02]



    The Show Notes:



    Meet Colart Miles

    Learn more about the business community known as collectively.nz

    Find out about Agile on the Beach New Zealand

    • 26 min
    S01 E05 The Episode Where Paula Bell Breaks It Down

    S01 E05 The Episode Where Paula Bell Breaks It Down

    Paula Bell talks with Joe Newbert and Adrian Reed about leadership and breaks down how the martial arts can be applied to the practice of business analysis.



    In this episode:



    Joe and Adrian do their segue thing into the episode topic-leadership [00:39]

    Introducing Paula Bell and how the BA Martial Artist tag came about [01:41]

    Talking about the meaning of leadership for business analysts [04:04]

    Leading and influencing from the frontline to guide stakeholders along the right path [07:42]

    Similarities between martial arts practice and business analysis practice [11:22]

    Maturity models, career development and development [16:55]

    Paula's biggest martial arts learning for business [18:24]

    Stop believing you are not a leader, stop believing you don't have a voice [21:15]

    • 25 min
    S01 E04 The Episode When Nati Nazar Kept Contradicting Herself

    S01 E04 The Episode When Nati Nazar Kept Contradicting Herself

    Nati Nazar talks with Adrian Reed and Joe Newbert about the great business analyst contradiction, why it persists and how we can find our way through it.



    In this episode:



    Adrian and Joe discuss the business analyst's identity issues [00:45]

    Introducing this episode's topic and guest, perspectives of the business analyst role with Nati Nazar [01:47]

    The inspiration behind and reading of Nati's 'Be a Business Analyst' monologue [03:21]

    Reasons behind the universal contractions surrounding the business analyst role [06:40]

    Stakeholders experiencing inconsistency from the many-faced business analyst [10:36]

    Balancing the divide between the need for quality and the need to get things done [13:39]

    Convincing people about the value of business analysis through driving the vision [16:45]

    Realising how global changes shift the role of the business analyst l [21:39]



    The show notes:



    Meet Nati Nazar

    Read Nati's viral 'Be a Business Analyst' post

    • 26 min
    S01 E03 The Episode Which Andrej Guštin Made Personal

    S01 E03 The Episode Which Andrej Guštin Made Personal

    Andrej Guštin talks with Joe Newbert and Adrian Reed about the past, the present and the future of business process management and innovation.



    In this episode:



    Joe's and Adrian's opening gambit [00:27]

    Introducing Andrej Guštin and this episode's topic - business process management and innovation [01:19]

    The backstory of business process management [03:11]

    Moving past time, cost and quality to two modern dimensions: customer and employee experience [07:22]

    Using predictive data and adaptive discovery to optimise business processes [09:17]

    Managing high-impact, low-frequency exceptions and operational risk [11:57]

    Considering future innovation in business process management [15:27]

    Complimenting the aspects of human-nature within machine learning [19:49]

    Preparing for an imagined future ahead of time [21:58]



    The show notes:



    Meet Andrej Guštin

    The first known example of a business process

    Work Study, Russel Mackenzie Currie (1963)

    IIBA Knowledge Centre: containing resources on cyber-security and artificial intelligence

    • 25 min
    S01 E02 The Episode When Angie Doyle Found Her Inner Agile

    S01 E02 The Episode When Angie Doyle Found Her Inner Agile

    Angie Doyle talks with Adrian Reed and Joe Newbert about how customer collaboration and organisational engagement builds true enterprise business agility.



    In this episode:



    Welcome to the show and a brief recap of what to expect [00:00]

    Introducing this episode's topic and guest - Business Agility and Angie Doyle [00:34]

    Touching on the meaning of business/organisational agility and operational agility [03:07]

    Truly engaging with customers to help them realise value [06:35]

    Drawing a real line of sight from inside organisations to outside customers [09:07]

    Flipping the traditional structure of work from hierarchical silos to networked teams [12:10]

    Considering the changing of the generational guard - Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial, Gen Z [16:21]

    Scaling pockets of agility towards a fluid enterprise framework [18:35]



    The show notes:



    Meet Angie Doyle from Think Agile

    The book you have to have in your back pocket - The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done by Stephen Denning

    Research by the SD Learning Consortium

    Check out the Business Agility Institute

    • 25 min
    S01 E01 The Episode With Christina Lovelock Behaving Badly

    S01 E01 The Episode With Christina Lovelock Behaving Badly

    Christina Lovelock talks with Joe Newbert and Adrian Reed about the power of soft-skills, bad business analyst behaviours and what we can do to engage better.



    In this episode:



    The 101 of what happens on the Adrian and Joe Show [00:17]

    Introducing this weeks topic and welcoming Christina Lovelock [00:53]

    Championing the case for soft skills over knowledge, analytical or technical skills [02:20]

    Eight bad behaviour pitfalls that business analysts display [05:40]

    The strengths and weaknesses debate [08:15]

    How bad BA behaviours can affect our overall success [10:36]

    Considering the concept of the growth mindset [13:24]

    Braving the subject of self reflection and performance feedback [14:36]

    How organisations can help people to make a cultural shift [21:51]



    The show notes:



    Meet Christina Lovelock

    Co-Author of Delivering Business Analysis: The BA service handbook

    Two BA Times articles worth reading: When BAs go Bad and Retrospect Yourself

    Tina's book recommendations: Thanks for the Feedback and Radical Candor

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

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myaseenpatel ,

Excellent insights

I really enjoy getting into the brains of Adrian and Joe and their esteemed guests from the comfort of my car drives. It gets me thinking about all these concepts relating to Business Analysis and progressing my thinking.

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