Business Analyst's Mentor Book

With Best Practice Business Analysis Techniques and Software Requirements Management Tips

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Author: Emrah Yayici

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9786058603714

Category:

Page: 106

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Business Analyst's Mentor Book includes tips and best practices in a broad range of topics like: Business analysis techniques and tools Agile and waterfall methodologies Scope management Change request management Conflict management Use cases UML Requirements gathering and documentation User interface design Usability testing Software testing Automation tools Real-life examples are provided to help readers apply these best practices in their own IT organizations. The book also answers the most frequent questions of business analysts regarding software requirements management.

Business Analysis Techniques

72 Essential Tools for Success

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Author: James Cadle,Debra Paul,Paul Turner

Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute

ISBN: 190612423X

Category: Business analysts

Page: 260

View: 3937

The development of business analysis as a professional discipline has extended the role of the business analyst who now needs the widest possible array of tools and the skills and knowledge to be able to use each when and where it is needed. This book provides 72 possible techniques and practical guidance on how and when to apply them.

Business Analysis For Dummies

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Author: Kupe Kupersmith,Paul Mulvey,Kate McGoey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118510631

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 2543

Your go-to guide on business analysis Business analysis refers to the set of tasks and activities that help companies determine their objectives for meeting certain opportunities or addressing challenges and then help them define solutions to meet those objectives. Those engaged in business analysis are charged with identifying the activities that enable the company to define the business problem or opportunity, define what the solutions looks like, and define how it should behave in the end. As a BA, you lay out the plans for the process ahead. Business Analysis For Dummies is the go to reference on how to make the complex topic of business analysis easy to understand. Whether you are new or have experience with business analysis, this book gives you the tools, techniques, tips and tricks to set your project’s expectations and on the path to success. Offers guidance on how to make an impact in your organization by performing business analysis Shows you the tools and techniques to be an effective business analysis professional Provides a number of examples on how to perform business analysis regardless of your role If you're interested in learning about the tools and techniques used by successful business analysis professionals, Business Analysis For Dummies has you covered.

Seven Steps to Mastering Business Analysis

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Author: Barbara A. Carkenord

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

ISBN: 1604270071

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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"This book provides a "how to" approach to mastering business analysis work. It will help build the skill sets of new analysts and all those currently doing analysis work, from project managers to project team members such as systems analysts, product managers and business development professionals, to the experienced business analyst. It also covers the tasks and knowledge areas for the new 2008 v.2 of The Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) and will help prepare business analysts for the HBA CBAP certification exam."--BOOK JACKET.

How to Start a Business Analyst Career

The Handbook to Apply Business Analysis Techniques, Select Requirements Training, and Explore Job Roles Leading to a Lucrative Technology Career

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Author: Laura Brandenburg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780983861126

Category: Computers

Page: 244

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You may be wondering if business analysis is the right career choice, debating if you have what it takes to be successful as a business analyst, or looking for tips to maximize your business analysis opportunities. With the average salary for a business analyst in the United States reaching above $90,000 per year, more talented, experienced professionals are pursuing business analysis careers than ever before. But the path is not clear cut. No degree will guarantee you will start in a business analyst role. What's more, few junior-level business analyst jobs exist. Yet every year professionals with experience in other occupations move directly into mid-level and even senior-level business analyst roles. My promise to you is that this book will help you find your best path forward into a business analyst career. More than that, you will know exactly what to do next to expand your business analysis opportunities.

UX Design and Usability Mentor Book

With Best Practice Business Analysis and User Interface Design Tips and Techniques

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Author: Emrah Yayici

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9786058603721

Category:

Page: 100

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UX Design and Usability Mentor Book includes best practices and real-life examples in a broad range of topics like: UX design techniques Usability testing techniques such as eye-tracking User interface design guidelines Mobile UX design principles Prototyping Lean product development with agile vs. waterfall Use cases User profiling Personas Interaction design Information architecture Content writing Card sorting Mind-mapping Wireframes Automation tools Customer experience evaluation The book includes real-life experiences to help readers apply these best practices in their own organizations. UX Design and Usability Mentor Book is an extension of best-selling Business Analyst's Mentor Book. Thanks to the integrated business analysis and UX design methodology it presents, the book can be used as a guideline to create user interfaces that are both functional and usable.

Business Analysis and Leadership

Influencing Change

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Author: Penny Pullan,James Archer

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749468637

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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21st century organizations, across all sectors and of all types, have to cope with an international marketplace where change is frequent and customer expectations continue to rise. The work of business analysis professionals is crucial if organizations are to succeed and grow. If change programmes are to be successful, stakeholder engagement and situation analysis are vital, and to achieve this, senior business people need to display competence in a range of areas, not least of which include the ability to challenge, lead and influence. Business Analysis and Leadership is for anyone involved in business analysis working in any organization worldwide, from financial services to charities, government to manufacturing. It takes the reader beyond standard textbooks full of techniques and tools, advising on how to lead and gain credibility throughout the organization. It will help you with the tricky role of working with people from the shop floor to board directors and give readers the confidence to challenge the easy way forward and point out what will really work in practice. This inspirational book consists of contributions from leading thinkers and practitioners in business analysis from around the world. Their case studies and practical advice will help the reader to develop leadership skills and become an outstanding catalyst for change.

Business Analysis for Practitioners

A Practice Guide

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Author: Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

ISBN: 1628250798

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 206

View: 388

Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide provides practical resources to tackle the project-related issues associated with requirements and business analysis—and addresses a critical need in the industry for more guidance in this area. The practice guide begins by describing the work of business analysis. It identifies the tasks that are performed, in addition to the essential knowledge and skills needed to effectively perform business analysis on programs and projects.

Business Analysis: The Question and Answer Book

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Author: Sandhya Jane

Publisher: ANISAN Technologies Inc.

ISBN: 0990637433

Category:

Page: N.A

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An aspiring business analyst has to go through the rigors of the interview process in order to prove his knowledge, skill, ability, and worth to a prospective employer. The intent of this book is to provide a comprehensive guide to help aspiring as well as experienced business analysts prepare for interviews for suitable roles. The Q&A format of the book seeks to guide readers in planning and organizing their thoughts in a focused and systematic manner. Additionally, this book also aims to not only clarify existing concepts but also help candidates to enhance their understanding of the field. Thus, the book can also be used for preparing for professional certification exams offered by various leading institutes across the globe.

The Business Analysts's Handbook

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Author: Howard Podeswa

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1598637150

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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The Business Analyst (BA) plays an important role as liaison between business stakeholders and the technical team (software developers, vendors, etc.), ensuring that business needs are reflected in any software solution. Despite the importance of the job,

Business Analysis

Best Practices for Success

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Author: Steven P. Blais

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118076001

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 403

View: 1884

The definitive guide on the roles and responsibilities of thebusiness analyst Business Analysis offers a complete description of theprocess of business analysis in solving business problems. Filledwith tips, tricks, techniques, and guerilla tactics to help executethe process in the face of sometimes overwhelming political orsocial obstacles, this guide is also filled with real world storiesfrom the author's more than thirty years of experience working as abusiness analyst. Provides techniques and tips to execute the at-times tricky jobof business analyst Written by an industry expert with over thirty years ofexperience Straightforward and insightful, Business Analysis is avaluable contribution to your ability to be successful in this rolein today's business environment.

Agile and Business Analysis

Practical Guidance for IS Professionals

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Author: Lynda Girvan,Debra Paul

Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

ISBN: 9781780173221

Category:

Page: 200

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Adopting an Agile approach can revolutionize the way business analysts work. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Agile methodologies and how these can be applied to business analysis.

Business Analysis

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Author: Debra Paul,James Cadle,Donald Yeates

Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

ISBN: 9781780172781

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 308

View: 5213

Business analysts must respond to the challenges of today's highly competitive global economy by developing practical, creative and financially sound solutions and this excellent guide gives them the necessary tools. It is also ideal for students wanting to gain university and industry qualifications. This new edition includes expanded discussions regarding gap analysis and benefits management, the impact of Agile software development and an introduction to business architecture.

Business Analysis Techniques

99 Essential Tools for Success

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Author: James Cadle,Debra Paul,Paul Turner

Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

ISBN: 9781780172743

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 380

View: 433

The development of business analysis as a professional discipline has extended the role of the business analyst who now needs the widest possible array of tools and the skills and knowledge to be able to use each when and where it is required. This new edition provides 99 possible techniques and practical guidance on how and when to apply them.

PMI Guide to Business Analysis

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Project Management Institute

ISBN: 1628254734

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 206

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The Standard for Business Analysis – First Edition is a new PMI foundational standard, developed as a basis for business analysis for portfolio, program, and project management. This standard illustrates how project management processes and business analysis processes are complementary activities, where the primary focus of project management processes is the project and the primary focus of business analysis processes is the product. This is a process-based standard, aligned with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition, and to be used as a standard framework contributing to the business analysis body of knowledge.

Business Analysis, Software Testing, Usability

A Quick Guide Book for Better Project Management and Faster It Career

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Author: Koray Yitmen

Publisher: Lutfi Koray Yitmen

ISBN: 9786056606113

Category:

Page: N.A

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"There are many books about topics and disciplines in Information Technology. But most books concentrate on a single area. This book is an exception - it looks at three disciplines and ties them together. Excellent idea. Congratulations to Koray for putting this book together, and also for his generosity in donating profits to schools." -- Dorothy Graham, Best-selling Author "Koray does a great job of using clever, insightful metaphors to illustrate concepts. He writes in an accessible, easy-to-read style. I hope you enjoy reading this book as much as I did." -- Rex Black, Best-selling Author "In his book Koray uses two phrases again and again. The first is "Quality is not tested, but built."The other phrase is ..". should first be handled as a people issue rather than a technology issue." To those in the IT world who need an understanding of these principles, I recommend this book." -- Lee Copeland, Best-selling Author This book is a quick guide to business analysis, software testing, and usability disciplines. Throughout the book, different perspectives are brought to the following interesting comparisons and relationships: Business Analysis - Business analysts and software testers - Usability specialists and business analysts - System analysts and business analysts - Project management and business analysis - Business requirements and system requirements - Use cases and user requirements - The object-oriented approach versus the business process approach - Functional requirements and non-functional requirements - Scope management and stakeholder management - Change management and project management - Process flows, class diagrams, and sequence diagrams - Use case modelling and project scope definition - In-scope items and out-of-scope items - Unclear requirements and test cases - Traceability matrix and gold plating - Change request management process and requirements management tools - Impact analysis and traceability matrix - Project Management Institute (PMI) knowledge areas and business analysis Software Testing - Software test design techniques and high jump techniques - Software testing and road traffic - Priority versus severity - Risk and software testing - Software testing levels and software testing types - Black-box testing versus white-box testing - Statement coverage versus decision coverage Usability - User Experience (UX) and usability - Usability specialists and business analysts - Usability testing versus user acceptance testing - Interaction design and process flow design - User profiling versus persona identification - Interface design and interaction design This book targets broad range of professionals such as: - Business analysts, software testers, usability specialists and UX designers - Systems analysts and developers - Project managers, entrepreneurs, product owners, scrum masters and product managers - Business units, sales managers and marketing managers - Business consultants, management consultants, C-level executives - Managers of all divisions"

Strategic Management and Business Analysis

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Author: Wyn Jenkins,Dave Williamson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131759567X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 310

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How can managers analyze their current and future business strategies? This textbook introduces the fields of business analysis and strategic management to provide students with an understanding of the key questions that need to be asked to understand an organization's options. The second part of the book provides tools and techniques to help organize and improve corporate strategy. Uniquely, the authors provide resources to assess aspects of strategic goals which are sometimes overlooked such as financial performance, ethical and environmental considerations and business models. They cover a diverse range of companies from Supermarkets like Aldi and Tesco to Caermory Whiskey and Chinese manufacturing. This textbook is perfect reading for students who want to apply strategic thinking to organizations and benefits from the inclusion of new case studies throughout the text as well as 10 extended cases in a separate section.

Using Excel for Business Analysis

A Guide to Financial Modelling Fundamentals

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Author: Danielle Stein Fairhurst

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119062462

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 464

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While there are many hundreds of tools, features and functions in Excel, this book focusses only on the ones it is critical for the Finance Business user to know. It covers these features in detail from a practical perspective, but also puts them in context by applying them to practical examples in the real world. It is invaluable for anyone using Excel for Finance, as it helps them to do their jobs faster, more efficiently and with fewer errors. The book is organized into twelve chapters, arranged in order based on different aspects of Excel modelling. This book includes: -step-by-step instructions for how to use each feature that are detailed in a practical example -live models for readers to build it on their own accompanying excel worksheets downloadable via the website