James Archer is a business analyst, consultant, teacher, writer and innovator. James is co-editor and contributing author of Business Analysis and Leadership (Kogan Page, 2014). He identifies the key to great business analysis as an inclusive leadership style, thinking innovatively, working collaboratively, acting strategically and helping people discover their real requirements.
James is one of the founders and organisers of the Business Analysis European Conference now in its seventh year. In 2009 he was awarded Business Analyst of the Year and he has a Masters with Distinction in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership (Minnov) from City University.
James is an associate of the Atlantic Systems Guild and has contributed to the development of and taught the Volere approach to requirements and business analysis for the last 8 years.
Specialising in health and social care he brings a track record of designing and delivering innovative solutions to complex problems. His key role is to help senior stakeholders understand the wider strategic and business change implications of potential solutions, while James also has a rare ability to enable people at all levels of an organisation to work and think together in pursuit of lasting change.
James is a Director of Public World who are UK partners of Buurtzorg a not for profit organization in the Netherlands that is transforming the way care at home is delivered by nurse lead self managed teams. Buurtzorg has grown from a team of 4 nurses in 2007 to over 800 teams of 9,500 nurses with a back office of only 45 staff and has won employer of the year in the Netherlands for 4 out of the last 5 years. James is working with Guys and St Thomas Hospital in London and other NHS organisations to adapt and adopt the Buurtzorg model to the UK context.
Recent clients have included Royal Mail, Waters Corporation, Ikea, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster Council, the Norwegian Court Administrative Service, Credit Suisse, Estonia Energy and Honeywell.
"One of the best!"
Senior Business Analyst, HBOS General Insurance
"Lively, knowledgeable, articulate - absolutely excellent"
Requirements & Testing Manager, Department of Work & Pensions
"Very informative, lots of relevant stories, very knowledgeable."
Business Change Analyst, Capstone Mortgage Services
"The flow followed that of the requirements process, was easy to relate to and follow."
Business Analyst, Lloyds TSB
"Really well paced and easy to understand."
Systems Analyst, Capstone Mortgage Services
"The seminar was a mind opener for me. I started to use some of the seminar teachings the day after and I keep wondering at the enormous difference it makes in my daily job. For the first time in 20 years, I feel in control of client requirements and from there the full project lifecycle!"
IT Solutions Architect, Orange Business Services
"Good mix of lectures and workshops. Never felt bored - time flew. Very easy to listen to and obviously 'knew his stuff'."
Business Analyst, Aegon UK Services
"Inspirational. Able to provide lots of examples to demonstrate theories and practices."
Business Project Manager, Aegon UK Services
"Very knowledgeable, confident and plenty of opportunity for audience participation."
Head of Project Services, UK & EU, Goodman
"James Archer was excellent, knowledgeable and approachable. One hundred per cent of the content was relevant. The seminar exceeded my expectations."
Business Analyst, Waters
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