How to achieve the most important outcome of business analysis - a shared understanding of requirements by all stakeholders.
How to apply business analysis techniques to simplify and optimize a process before automating it.
It is a business analyst's responsibility to uncover the gaps and analyze their root causes and impacts.
Requirements don't come from business - they come from business analysis. Gather information, analyze it, and then synthesize requirements.
Business analyst's hat stand During my career as a business analyst, I had to take on a variety of leadership roles, sometimes quite unexpectedly. I would find myself in situations where there was collective hesitation about the next steps, confusion…
Asking questions is key to successful business analysis. BAs use questions to understand the current state, discover root causes and challenge assumptions.
The role of a business analyst is a classic example of a leader without authority. A lot depends on you, but many people higher in the chain of authority want you to report back to them. Among all those stakeholders…