Effectively Play Both Roles




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Playing the Joint Project Manager-Business Analyst Role

Author: Adam McClellan

Being able to play both roles of a project manager (PM) and a business analyst (BA) is a great skillset to have. Learn how to ensure your team gets what it needs in these two key roles so that you all can deliver successfully.


In this white paper, we'll take a look at what conditions are needed for effectively playing the two roles simultaneously. We'll start by looking at the commonalities and differences between the two roles, move on to highlighting key challenges related to a dual role approach, and then discuss some techniques to guide you in playing the dual role well-including the ability to identify when the dual role isn't realistic.