A stakeholder is defined as anyone who is interested in the problem and its potential solution.
The stakeholder’s interest might be positive or negative based on how they feel about the problem, but regardless of their personal feelings they are … Read the rest
Elicitation is the way in which information is derived from the stakeholders to discover the requirements for the solution while collaboration is when two or more people work together to achieve a common goal or objective.
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A flowchart is a visual depiction of a process or system .
Flow charts can be as simple as a diagram drawn with a paper and a pen or as complex as a computer generated complex diagram.
Flowcharts are also … Read the rest
Business analysts use document reviews to understand the work products
Work products are a single deliverable, a part of the deliverable, or work in progress.
For a completed work product, the goal of the review is to remove defects or … Read the rest
Technical debt, code debt or design debt is what happens when the Agile development team takes design shortcuts to speed up their product delivery.
These shortcuts might lead to a need to refactor the code in future. This refactoring project … Read the rest
ETL stands for Extract, Transform and Load which is the process of moving data from the source database to the destination database.
The ETL process involves 3 steps which are extract, transform and load.
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A Data analyst is anybody who is responsible for converting data into visually pleasing and easily understandable formats.
Organizations generate tons of data but it is difficult to make sense of this data in the unstructured format in which they … Read the rest
As time passes and organizations grow, their software applications should be dynamic enough to grow and accommodate their needs.
Software applications that have been implemented and are being actively used by the organization have to be regularly maintained to remain … Read the rest
Business Analysts especially IT Business Analysts might be tasked with installing software patches on various applications.
While most Business Analysts tasks involve identifying, analyzing and implementing solutions to business needs, they might also be responsible for supporting the organizational software … Read the rest
I used to think that anyone could become a Senior Business Analyst.
Maybe it is because I have been doing it for so long but I have always believed that Business Analysis is easy to learn and understand.
But I … Read the rest