How to become a business analyst
What does a business analyst do?Business analysts, or BAs, help businesses solve problems, improve efficiency, and implement change. They find and listen to all stakeholders from management to IT and subject matter experts to understand the requirements and draw up a clear vision for everyone to work off.
Duties and tasks
- Analyse business and system methods and performances, and detect errors or inadequacies to suggest improvements.
- Collaborate with customers to determine business guidelines and best practices.
- Develop training manuals for users and run training sessions in working with systems.
- Direct system management, choosing best practices and acting as a contact and reference for others.
- Facilitate system tests to ensure optimum quality and monitor performance.
- Manage planning stages, budget and resources of projects.
- Use a variety of process modelling performances to manage the development of system software.
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