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Here’s what I learned from my Amazon Area Manager interview failure and you should learn it too.

How I failed my Amazon Area Manager interview- Photo by Yasin Yusuf on Unsplash

Failures are part of everyone’s life. There is no one on earth who has not failed at least once in their life. The only thing that matters is, how do we cope up with the failure and evolve better. Here’s what I learned from my failure.

How did I apply at Amazon?

During my last semester at the University of Texas, one of my friends got a full-time position at Amazon as an Area Manager and he referred me for the same position. I was confident that I will get this job as my grades were standing at a 4.0 GPA. …

A quick guide on the roles and responsibilities of a Business Analyst.

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Have you ever wondered, who on earth is a business analyst? Do you want to become a business analyst? What are some roles and responsibilities of a business analyst?

Well, in this story I would be sharing a brief insight on who is a business analyst, some roles and responsibilities, and skills required to become a successful business analyst.

Who is a business analyst?

The Business Analyst is an agent of change. Business Analysis is a disciplined approach for introducing and managing change to organizations, whether they are for-profit businesses, governments, or non-profits — IIBA

According to the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), a…

A comprehensive guide on User Stories and Acceptance Criteria

What are User Stories in Agile? Acceptance Criteria? How to write great user stories? Who writes User Stories and Acceptance Criteria?

I had the same questions when I started my Business Analyst journey. But you need not worry, in this story, I am going to discuss everything you need to know about user stories in Agile.

Who invented User Stories

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The term “User Stories” was first coined by Kent Beck as a part of Extreme Programming. Instead of using the traditional methods of eliciting requirements (writing long paragraphs on product requirements), Kent Beck came up with a wonderful idea of eliciting requirements using single…

The relation between our personal lives and data and how data capture our decision-making skills.

What is data and why is it interfering with our personal lives? Before we proceed further, we should first know what data is:

According to Google, Data can be defined as facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis.

Now we know something about data. It’s time to dig in deeper to understand how it affected my decision-making skills and probably yours too.

How data is prepared to acquire our personal lives- Photo by Carlos Muza on Unsplash
  1. Data and Dating

I love dating and meeting new people. But did you know that in today’s generation, we have started to date people based on their followers (A kind of Data)? We are so much…

A brief guide on value stream mapping

A brief guide on value stream mapping — Photo by Alvaro Reyes on Unsplash

Have you ever wondered, how manufacturing organizations map out their business processes?. Is there any specific tool do they use? How to improve the manufacturing process at your organization?. Well, there is an amazing lean technique that many organizations use, i.e. Value Stream mapping.

What is Value Stream Mapping?

Value stream mapping(VSM) is a lean management technique used to model all the business processes in your organization with the help of flowcharts. Many organizations consider value stream mapping as a fundamental tool to map out all their processes and implement process improvement by eliminating waste, inefficiencies, reducing cycle times, etc.

A value stream map also…

A brief description of Brookshire’s project we implemented during my Master’s Degree

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Disclaimer: I have used the word “we” because it was a group project and not an individual project. I would like to thanks all of my group members who helped me during this project. This article belongs to them.

How did it all start?

During my Master’s degree in Industrial Management at the University of Texas, we were all supposed to do a project to implement Lean Six Sigma concepts at any organization. After some brainstorming, we decided to implement it at Brookshire's perishable warehouse because it was near to our house and it was easy for all of us to commute. …


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