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New Post 1/28/2009 4:28 AM
User is offline TankFish
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UML and BA 
Hi, I just wanted to get some opinions on how important you all feel UML knowledge is for a BA. Maybe on a scale of 1 - 10. Thanks,
 
New Post 1/28/2009 4:49 AM
User is offline Guy Beauchamp
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 TankFish wrote
Hi, I just wanted to get some opinions on how important you all feel UML knowledge is for a BA. Maybe on a scale of 1 - 10. Thanks,

For doing the job: 0

For putting on CV and getting another job: 7-ish

 
New Post 1/28/2009 5:35 AM
User is offline Craig Brown
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Agree with guy.

 

Doing the job  = 1

Getting the job = 6

 
New Post 1/28/2009 6:28 AM
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Even for the "roles" of IT Business Analyst and Systems Analyst? I would have thought that being able to communicate the requirements to the developers in UML would be handy. But then again I am not sure how many developers are familiar with UML. Not many that I have met anyway.

 
New Post 1/28/2009 7:10 AM
User is offline Craig Brown
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Guy and I both come from the perspective that it's mich more important to speak the language of the customer.  And to b able to do the problem identification and analysis work.

 

Maybe UMNL helps you along with this, but there are a million other modelling tchniques and pretty much any one will do, as long as you are an effective communicator and an analytic/structured thinker.

 
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