Tag Archive | "Business Analysts"

Business Analyst: What is the Job?

Monday, March 12, 2012

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Business Analyst: What is the Job?

Business Analysts are asked to do many things: elicit, document, and manage requirements; facilitate meetings; fit/gap and feasibility studies, and act as a bridge or liaison between functional and technical groups. We often look at this mix of activities and think “This is my job”. However, I’m going to talk about the things that a […]

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What does a Business Analyst do?

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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Something that I’ve actually been asked while pitching for work is “What does a Business Analyst actually do?”. While I won the work in that instance, I was never happy with the answer that I gave at the time. I managed to babble something out about how a BA was the bridge between IT and […]

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Six Sigma and the Business Analyst

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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I began my career at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young where doing business analysis and implementing large scale systems was my job. At that time, I just thought everyone intrinsically knew you had to understand the business and all the requirements before you begin designing a system (whether custom built or off the shelf). When […]

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