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Enterprise Analysis


The main motto of Enterprise Analysis is to identify the problems which are effecting to the business accordingly we have to define the needs which are used to perform the capabilities and decisions of enterprise and provide a solution scope to the business by creating the risk analysis by consulting with business case.

What is Enterprise Analysis?

The Enterprise Analysis defines the Activities of Business which it takes place to identify the opportunities of business, Construct the architecture of business, Evaluate the project value of enterprise and henceforth at last develop the new business and technical solutions.

Roles of Enterprise Analysis in the Requirement Process

In Enterprise Analysis the Business Analyst will begin by understanding the problems of business and opportunities and we have to assess the capabilities of enterprise to know what changes are to be done to meet the needs and goals of Business and later we have to identify the business case for the proposed solutions and finally at last the requirements should be identified and documented properly where it cardinally gather the business needs, solutions scope and business case.

The Enterprise Analysis mainly focus on various areas

  1. Determine and Evaluating of Business Needs
  2. Understanding the present situation of organization
  3. Understanding of present information
  4. Define gaps between the organization
  5. Approach of solution and solution scope
  6. Support in Business Case

To find out the business problems we have to make follow of Elicitation Techniques to stakeholders. The Enterprise Analysis will follow the tasks from Requirement Elicitation and Requirement Analysis where it is required. The needs are make possible only when we are communicating with stakeholders.

The high level requirements are to be analyzed and prioritized when the requirements are separated more over assumptions and constraints will come into picture to support the business case.

The Enterprise Analysis will follow the techniques like

  1. SWOT Analysis
  2. Gap Analysis
  3. Feasibility Study
  4. Decision Analysis
  5. Root Cause Analysis
  6. PESTLE Technique
  7. Porter Five Force Model
  1. SWOT Analysis: Strength, Weakness, Opportunities & Threats

Strength: Resource, Financial Status, Manpower, Price, Value, Quality etc.

Weakness: Competitors, Gaps in Capabilities, Deadlines, Pressure etc

Opportunities: Partnerships and agencies, Business and Product Development etc.

Threats : Technological, Financial, Political, Legal & Economical etc.

  1. Gap Analysis: The Gap analysis is the difference between current process and future prospect is called Gap

The Gap Analysis follows various stages like

  1. System Review
  2. Development of Requirements
  3. Considerations
  4. Implications &
  5. Recommendation
  1. Decision Analysis: The Decision Analysis is a process to take decisions on uncertain, Complex and Difficult which need to be root out.
  1. Feasibility Study: The Feasibility Study is the process to complete the project within the constraints like Technology, Time and Budget.
  1. Root Cause Analysis: The Root cause analysis is a problem where it should be sorted out at the beginning of issue if not the issue will continue as a problem on later stages.

Root Cause Analysis follows the following steps

Tabular Method

Fish Bone Method

Tabular Method: The Tabular Method which consist of a Checklist. The checklist would be referred when the organization is being to be failure.

Fish Bone Method: The fish bone method consist of

  1. People
  2. Process
  3. Material
  4. Machinery
  5. Environment

Pestle Technique: The External factors which may affect to the business and operations.

The Pestle Technique follows

  1. Political
  2. Economical
  3. Sociological
  4. Environmental
  5. Legal

Porter Five Force Model:

The model follows

  1. Bargaining power of Potential Customers
  2. Bargaining power of Suppliers
  3. Threats for New Entrants
  4. Availability of Services and Products
  5. Competitors to the Organization


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