Tag: business analysis

Learning Consulting: Business Analyst Versus Project Manager Podcast

A Learning Consulting podcast about the differences in the roles of a business analyst and project manager that can be found on iTunes Podcasts. This podcast is part of the…
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Learning Consulting: “What Does a Business Analyst Do?” Podcast

A Learning Consulting podcast about the role of a business analyst in learning organizations that can be found on iTunes Podcasts. This podcast is part of the Learning Business Consulting…
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Business 101: What is Required of Requirements?

As the business analyst is responsible for the solution requirements​, one must ensure a high quality in order to build the best solution possible.  In fact, getting requirements right may…
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Business Analysis Techniques

There are a number of generic business techniques that a business analyst will use when facilitating business change.  I have experienced that most clients projects use SWOT, supplemented with 5Ys and 6…
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What Does a Business Analyst Do? Part 5 – Responsibilities of the BA

Responsibilities of the BA The BA has many responsibilities throughout a project.  These include - Managing overall solution requirements Seeking approval of requirements from the business sponsor Producing and/or contributing…
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What Does the Business Analyst Do? Part 4 – Role of the BA vs. Other Roles in the Organization

Role of the BA vs. Other Roles in the Organization ​In addition to the project manager, systems analyst, and test manager, there are several other roles on the project team…
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What Does the Business Analyst Do? Part 3 – Role of the BA vs. Role of the Systems Analyst and Test Manager

Role of the BA vs. Role of the Systems Analyst and Test Manager On a business analysis project, the role of the BA is different than the role of the…
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What does the Business Analyst do? Part 2 – Role of the BA vs. Role of the Project Manager

Role of the BA vs. Role of the Project Manager Ideally, the project manager and the BA will both be involved in the project as early as project initiation, each…
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What Does a Business Analyst Do? The first of a series…

I have been working with several clients around identifying and developing business analysts.  As a certified business analyst professional I can give a keen insight into what skill sets are…
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