Tag Archives: Business Analyst Training

PMI PBA vs IIBA CBAP

PMI has come up finally with a certification to satisfy the hunger of the business analysis community. Of late business analysis has been a very valuable skill to learn for the project management community as well due to the need for the PM to perform BA roles also. The certification space for BA community has […]

The Difference Between Data Analysis and Data Modeling

We are seeing more and more data-related analysis skills in business analysis jobs. Some data skills are critical for business analysts while others are better suited to other job functions, such as data analyst, financial analyst, reporting analyst, marketing analyst, and product management. Data Analysis Evaluates the Data Itself Data analysis is a set of tools […]

What Software Tools Business Analysts Use for Data Modeling

Database Tools Can Generate Complicated-Looking Models Most database models we see are physical-level models representing the actual database structure. They are generated output direct from the database software itself. This also happens to be one reason they are so difficult to read from a business perspective. These models do not represent meaningful abstractions designed to help business […]

How Do I Know If I’m Qualified to Be a Business Analyst?

Are you exploring a career in business analysis? Do you find yourself wondering if your skills and experience are relevant to a business analyst role? Would you be interested in learning about how qualified you are to be a business analyst? What are Transferable Skills? Transferable skills are skills that you’ve built through experiences in […]

8 Steps to Being an Effective Business Analyst

8 Steps to Being an Effective Business Analyst Being assigned to a new project is an exciting time as a business analyst, but it can also be nerve-wracking. Depending on the size and complexity of your project, you can go through these steps quickly or slowly. Get Oriented Often as business analysts we are expected […]

6 Ways Business Analysts Minimize Project Rework

Minimizing project rework is one of the values that hold close to everyone’s heart as a business analyst. Even with the best of business analysis practices, there will be times when you miss or misunderstand minor requirements or where the business learns something new between requirements and development that leads to changing important requirements. As […]