Business and System Analysts: Two Points of View

System Analysts

Probably the most arguable moment in understanding who is actually a business analyst – is the question of differentiation between business and system analysts. Let’s have a look at two existing Points of View in this respect. Point of View #1 Suggests that all analysts can be divided into business analysts and system analysts (depending … Continue reading "Business and System Analysts: Two Points of View"

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It’s All About Numbers – Business analysis value and the Price of BA Mistakes

Business analysis value and the price of mistakes

Business analysis value is demonstrated in the table below. It shows the relative expense of fixing defects depending on when they’re introduced and when they’re found (including Requirements stage). Time detected Time introduced Requirements Architecture Construction Testing Post-Release Requirements 1 3 5-10 10 10-100 Architecture – 1 10 15 25-100 Construction – – 1 10 … Continue reading "It’s All About Numbers – Business analysis value and the Price of BA Mistakes"

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