The Profession

The IT Business Analyst Role

High-level definition of the IT Business Analyst role

The IT Business Analyst is the professional who is generally associated with requirements elicitation/analysis and solving problems using information technology solutions. This role is the bridge between business & IT.

Probably, the majority of the members of the IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis) fall in this category of IT Business Analysts.

The analysts in this role generally begin their work once a given IT project has been initiated. They are the ones eliciting requirements from stakeholders, analyze the requirements, document them in BRDs (business requirements documents), and create functional specifications. In this role the analyst may also interacts with the development and quality assurance teams.

Other common titles for this role are: Requirements Engineer, Requirements Analyst, Application Consultant, Application Analyst, Business Analyst (generic term), etc.


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 Business Analyst role, 9/19/2013 
Reviewer: mpho sikwe (East London, South Africa)
This position fits into any organization or institution as long as there is an IT department.
 BA, 4/10/2013 
Reviewer: Snara (Cape Town, South Africa)
Nice, simple, easy to understand
 reply, 9/18/2012 
Reviewer: gowthami (Tamilnadu, India)
Nice post..
 Team Lead, 8/24/2012 
Reviewer: Nithyamoorthy S (Chennai, India)
Nice and simple
 reply, 2/2/2011 
Reviewer: MOHAMMAD MAREI (DUBAI , United Arab Emirates)
this post is simple and interesting ..


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