Three Pillars of Business Analysis in Information Technology

Business Analysis in Information Technology

The space in which project requirements are shaped appears in the result of SGS-model parts interaction (SGS stands for Stakeholders, Goals, and Scope). Carrying on this topic, it is possible to point out three fundamental aspects of Business Analysis in Information Technology (IT) Solution/product idea (project/product view and scope), Stakeholders, Requirements.

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It’s All About Numbers – the Price of business analysis mistakes (Part 2)

Regardless of occasional economic turmoil all over the world, companies keep increasing their investments into software products. At the same time, the costs of the business analysis mistakes in the software development process are impressive. According to CIO Magazine, 71% of software projects that fail do so because of poor requirements management.

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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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