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The objective of this article is to help business analysts capture functional requirements for an information system as User Stories. It discusses four levels of story. The first two levels represent business context. Levels three and four involve functional detail needed by developers and testers t...
The objective of this article is to help business analysts capture functional requirements for an information system as User Stories. It discusses four levels of story. The first t...
Where an organization opts to move into agile methodologies that help to provide quick and customized solutions, it is imperative to use a technology that supports agile workflow a...
In this article we focus on record name fields. These fields are intended to contain a user-recognizable value by which a person or thing is known, addressed, or referred to. Unlik...

Templates & Aides

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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A business analysis checklist helps you stay organized while you work through projects. It includes questions that will help you identify problems in your current processes, and suggest improvements for future projects. Understand the Problem Before you start writing code, you need to understand what problem you're solving. This means u...
I’ve heard “The End is Near!” for Business Analysts for almost 20 years.  Waterfall project management, with its need for formal requirements, is dead…a dinosaur…so 1990’s.  To be honest, that’s mostly true.  With the publishing of the Agile Manifesto in 2001 there was no need for a 2-inch-...
Business analysis is used to identify and articulate the need for change in how organizations work, and to facilitate that change. As business analysts, we identify and define the solutions that will maximize the value delivered by an organization to its stakeholders. We look for opportunities for new business models and new ways to work together. ...

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Talking “Cloud” with Rajen Sheth — Inventor of Google Apps
Cloud computing is one of the largest forces in IT in 2009.  With the deeping of the global economic crisis it has only gathered more momentum. ... Read More...

Could the Recession be Good News for Business Analysts?
Most of us would agree that recessions are not a good thing – especially the one we are in right now.   But for those daring enough, tough time... Read More...

Obstacle Analysis: How Problematic Scenarios Occurring during Requirements Analysis can be Nullified
Analysts everyday and in every domain of business come across obstacles in their analysis and efforts that prevent them from best meeting the needs of... Read More...

 



 




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