Should business analysts learn about data, data management and analysis? Effective BA practices need data-savvy analysts to support transformation and analytics projects.
This article recaps what business analysts do when they research, analyze, communicate, and make things happen. For anyone who needs to manage business analysts or wants to become one.
How to use context models for: project initiation and scope definition, to determine the scope of analysis, to divide business analysis work among team members.
A business analyst must discover, analyze and capture all business requirements – whether they involve technology or not. There is a reason for the word “business” in “business analysis”.
Effective BA practice requires a business data dictionary to define and use consistent terms and definitions: business concepts and entities, metrics and KPIs. This supports enterprise data governance and a shared understanding of requirements.
Excerpt: Recap of business analysis outcomes and deliverables – from documented requirements to models, wireframes, and shared understanding of requirements.
BA mindset is a special ingredient required for quality business analysis. Nurture this BA mindset to build a successful business analysis practice. Video included.