Nov 23, 2015
This article discusses a tool for documenting, categorizing, ranking and decomposing various types of requirements (business/user and solution).  The business analyst (BA) can use this tool to capture high-level business and user requirements and then decompose them into solution requirements. ...
This article discusses a tool for documenting, categorizing, ranking and decomposing various types of requirements (business/user and solution).  The business analyst (BA) can...
Despite of all the extensive literature available on Requirements Analysis, it is hard to find one which proposes an established framework on how to use this tool in general sense ...
There are several interpretations of Business Process Design, which is concerned with devising a cost-effective approach for the various tasks to be performed in a business. Here i...

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Surbhi Mahnot
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  What is MVP? Minimum Viable Product, is a technique in product development to develop a product with features enough to demonstrate the concept to the early adopters, i.e. a product with just the core features, nothing more. The term was coined by Frank Robinson and popularized by Steven Blank and Eric Ries The product concept is share...
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Surbhi Mahnot
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Prototyping is a speedy creation of a full-scale model that helps evaluate a product without investing in actual development. It promotes effective communication Decreases development time Decrease chances of costly mistakes at later stages But the temptation to build something out-of-the-ordinary, being exceptionally creative a...
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The average enterprise will need to manage 50 times more information by 2020 and while the amount of IT staff will only increase by 1.5%. This surge in unstructured data creates many tough challenges for business.    By XO Communications
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The Dirty Harry Approach to Requirements, or “Are you Feeling Lucky, Punk?” Solve Problems First, Ask Questions Later - Part 2
In Part 1, we learned that the less precise things are, the easier it is to understand them. Thus the paradox: how do you get precise requirements and... Read More...

Which Business Analysts are in demand: The Reality!
I've heard and read many opinions painting the role of the business analysts as being (or needing to be) purely business oriented.  The argument ... Read More...

The Lost Stakeholder Analysis Dimension: Engagement
Stakeholder Analysis is an important and often ongoing activity that Business Analysts perform as part of their duties.  Solution delivery team m... Read More...

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Templates & AidesTemplates & Aides: find and share business analysis templates as well as other useful aides (cheat sheets, posters, reference guides) in our Templates & Aides repository.  Here are some examples:
* Requirements Template
* Use Case Template
* BPMN Cheat Sheet

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