Monday, 24 October 2011

A Practical Approach to Recognize And Improve Competencies of Business Analyst

Skill Sets that  "Business Analysts " Need to Have
A Practical Approach to Recognize and Improve Competencies of Business Analyst

This post examines the importance of business analysis process activity and the role of a business analyst, skill sets that a business analyst need to have rapidly increase the success of the delivery of project .The post concludes by suggesting how these skill sets will not only improves chances of delivery of a successful project but also return on investment can be optimized.

          Role of a Business Analyst had drastically gained importance and significance as he acts as an interface between the stakeholders and the technical team. Solution delivery assessment and validation to the expectation of the stake holder involved   is also the prime responsibility of the Business analyst .In the modern scenario with rapidly changing market dynamics  creates a situation  that all software applications need to constantly change and hence an organization with sound  practices of  business analysis   process will hold strategic advantage in the market and hence the in the light of this statement the importance of  business analyst  has profoundly increased  .
Project success rate will drastically increase if the business analyst has all the right set of skill sets as discussed below 

Business Analyst
In the eve loving spectrum of rapidly changing business dynamics across the globe has necessitated a constant need for enhancing and customizing existence software application to meet to the changing dynamic of the market.

In the light of above changes to current software application would have to be done in a rapid way to help the organization remain competitive in the market and hence the importance of the business and has increased profoundly. Business Analyst becomes a key element in not only understanding the existing business applications but also to the changes need to brought above to existing application to meet to the changing market dynamics.

Business Analyst by virtue of being an interface between the business stake holders and the technical team has become a key element for optimizing the business performance. In the current market scenario there is a need for the skilled business analysts by the most of the organizations.

A good Business Analyst should know How to elicit, analyze and write effective business requirements, project scope, functional and non functional specifications utilizing the UML methodology and Use Cases.  The key skill sets required for BA Domain knowledge, Modeling techniques, Testing, Chain configuration management, Project management.

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Skill Sets required for Business Analyst In the modern context 

  • Understanding of the processes involved developing software applications
Business analyst needs to have an understanding of all the processes involved in developing software though he may not be involved in all the phases such as (design, development) of the software as it would increase the chances of a project success

  • Analytical, Communication, Documentation and Negotiation skills
  • Understanding of modeling techniques such as Uml, Data modeling, Process molding for conducting Asis and Tobe modeling 

  • In-depth understanding of the requirement process in regards to steps that need to be performed while conducting requirement process and deliverables that need to be generated.

  • Understanding of testing, change management and project management with a sound knowledge of one particular Domain will be a huge plus though it may not be a prerequisite by itself.

 In the modern context with the rapidly changing business dynamics organization need to stay competitive and their IT applications also need to consistently keep evolving and changing and as  such the importance of business analyst increases profoundly  and for the business analyst to be productive he/she need to have a blend of all skills mentioned above

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