Business analysis is the study of identifying business needs and determining solutions to business problems.
To put it in simple language business analysis helps businesses do better business. Business analysis is a disciplined approach for introducing and managing change to organizations.
The following are the means that will ensure that the venture is smooth and fruitful
– Get oriented
– Discover the primary business objectives
– Define Scope
– Formulate BA plan
– Define detailed requirements
– Support technical implementation
– Help business implement solution
– Access value created by solution
As BA we tend to jump right into the project without proper understanding of the project scope and requirements. This may lead to improper understanding of the deliverables. Doing this often means a quick start in the wrong direction. To avoid this one has to take time, which can be few hours, few days, or even few weeks to get oriented which will ensure that you will be an effective contributor on the project.
Discover the primary business objectives:
It is normal for a business examiner to rapidly begin characterizing the undertaking extension. This can prompt pointless migraines. Revealing and getting concurrence on the business needs right on time in an undertaking and before extension is characterized, is the fastest way ahead to a fruitful venture.
A clear and a complete statement of scope provides your project team the go forward concept to realize the business needs. By detailing the business examination design acquires clearness that will be utilized to effectively characterize the specialized prerequisites of the customer. The task group alongside the specialized group would be better prepared and having an appropriate marketable strategy would answer many inquiries for your venture group.
Formulate BA plan:
By formulating the business analysis plan brings in clarity that will be used to successfully define the technical requirements of the client. The project team along with the technical team would be better equipped and having a proper business plan would answer many questions for your project team
Define the detailed requirements:
Detailed requirements provide your implementation team with the information they need to implement the solution. They make the scope implementable. Without clear, concise and actionable detailed requirements, implementation teams often fail.
Support the technical implementation:
On a typical project employing business analyst, a significant part of the solution involves a technical implementation team building, customizing and deploying software.
Reviewing of the design to make sure it is covering all the requirements given by the client and testing the same would be an advantage. It is also important to look for opportunities to meet additional business needs and keeping a track and make sure that it does not increase the technical scope of the project