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Introduction to Business Analysis


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The presentation is design to provide answer to the very basic question "What is Business Analysis?", it is designed to guide the professionals who want to enter into BA profession or have started working as BA's.

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Introduction to Business Analysis

  1. 1. Need for Business Analysis
  2. 2. A business analyst is any person who performs business analysis activities, no matter what their job title or organizational role may be Business analysis is the set of tasks and techniques used to work as a liaison among stakeholders in order to understand the structure, policies, and operations of an organization, and to recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals. - BABOK® - IIBA Business Technology
  3. 3. Business analysis is the practice of enabling change in an organizational context by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders. This information belongs to IIBA
  4. 4. Involved Closely with SDLC life cycle and solutions domain analysis Involved more with problem domain analysis and elicitation process Developing the business architecture and process architecture, High- level business need analysis Responsible for complete enterprise architecture and decision regarding and solutions implementation A sample career path
  5. 5. Business Case Development Stakeholder Management Plan Requirements Management Requirements Elicitation Working with QA Team User Acceptance Testing Access Solution Design Business Process Design & Analysis End User Training Requirements Documentation Process Improvement KPI Modeling
  6. 6. Business Knowledge Behavioral SkillsTechnical Skills
  7. 7. The world's leading association for Business Analysis professionals Develop and maintain standards for the practice of business analysis and for the certification of its practitioners Certifying qualified practitioners Define standards for Business Analysis practice (BABoK) Providing community/ forum for Business Analysis practitioner For knowledge sharing Not for Profit Oct-2003@Toronto, Canada
  8. 8. Enterprise Analysis Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring Requirements Elicitation Requirements Analysis Solution Assessment & Validation Underlying Competency Requirements Management & Communication Techniques Concepts
  9. 9.  A condition or capability needed by a stakeholder to solve a problem or achieve an objective  A condition or capability that must be met or possessed by a system or system component to satisfy a contract, standard specification or other formally imposed document  A documented representation of a condition or capability as in 1 or 2 above  A solution meets a business need, by solving problems or allowing the organization to take advantage of an opportunity.  Solution scope is the set of capabilities a solution must support to meet the business need.
  10. 10. Consultant & Business Analysis Professional Connect with me@