Mar 17, 2019
  One of the three activities encompassed under Requirements Analysis is the process of ‘ Requirements elicitation’. IIBA’s definition of ‘elicitation’ is “An activity within requirements development that identifies sources for requirements and then uses eli...
  One of the three activities encompassed under Requirements Analysis is the process of ‘ Requirements elicitation’. IIBA’s definition of ‘elicitation...
This article describes the process of the strategic enterprise analysis utilizing text and tables. In the past 5 years, things have changed, and I have gained new insight and ...
In this article, I want to share my knowledge on how to manage product backlog using Jira. The article will be useful not only to business analysts or product owners but also to sc...

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Trividh Patel, CBAP
Trividh Patel, CBAP
At first, I wanted to tell people how they should go about getting their IIBA certification. But then I thought the best way to do this is by actually telling “how did I achieve my own CBAP?” So, friends here is my story. I started working as Business Analyst in 2002. I have used multiple elicitation techniques (such as interviewing,...
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Ekaterina Barabash
Ekaterina Barabash
I address my thoughts to those who are in IT management for whom the terms such as quality of project implementation development and profitability indicators of the company are important.  And it is also addressed to business analysts whose daily routine is the process of communication with Customer. A little about myself first. The last 8...
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Dan Tasker
Dan Tasker
I have long been a believer in the saying “Context is everything.” As a business analyst dealing with business users, understanding the context of the topic of discussion is essential. In thinking about what constitutes quality requirements it occurred to me that there are a number of additional contexts that play a role. Examples inclu...
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Talking with Ford’s Head of Social Media
Last week I attended the Web 2.0 expo in San Francisco.  In case you thought that social media was just for  web 2.0 start-ups and teenagers... 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...

Talking with the President of Dell Americas about Cloud Computing and the Economy
When I attended the RackSpace Customer event back at the end of September I was impressed with the talk that Paul Bell of Dell gave (Paul reports to C... 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:
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