Business Analysis, 3rd Edition by Debra Paul, Donald Yeates, James Cadle
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Great Book for Business Analysts
Business analysts must respond to the challenges of today's highly competitive global economy by developing practical, creative and financially sound solutions that will address business problems and grasp new opportunities. This excellent guide sets out the essential toolkit required. It is also ideal for students wanting to gain university and industry qualifications in business analysis and information systems, and is particularly beneficial for those studying for the BCS Professional Certificate in Business Analysis. Important additions in the third edition include expanded discussions regarding gap analysis and benefits management, the impact of Agile software development and an introduction to business architecture.
A wide-ranging text, which challenges those who already believe that currently IT systems are often inefficient and do not meet the organisaton's needs. Although an introductory book it is both practical and readable even for the experienced practitioner.--Kybernetes
Business Analysis is an excellent introductory text for business analysts seeking to apply the standards, knowledge and competencies of the discipline. It goes beyond most texts to show how business analysts define requirements not only to support IT systems development, but also to drive business change and implement organizational strategy.--Kathleen Barret "International Institute of Business Analysis "
An invaluable contribution to a fundamental profession, building on what was an already outstanding second edition. The book's breadth, depth and extraordinary insight can ensure that any business analysis assignment is supported by expert guidance and latest thinking, helping to increase the chances of successful outcomes in any business--George Hancock "Allianz Insurance PLC "
A useful combination of best practices and in-detail techniques with a great overview of business analysis in an agile environment....an excellent read for people delivering projects at all levels--Isha Jain "BCS Business Analyst of the Year 2013 "
Table of Contents:
1. WHAT IS BUSINESS ANALYSIS?
2. THE COMPETENCIES OF A BUSINESS ANALYST
3. STRATEGY ANALYSIS
4. THE BUSINESS ANALYSIS PROCESS MODEL
5. INVESTIGATION TECHNIQUES
6. STAKEHOLDER ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT
7. MODELLING BUSINESS PROCESSES
8. DEFINING THE SOLUTION
9. MAKING A BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL CASE
10. ESTABLISHING THE REQUIREMENTS
11. DOCUMENTING AND MANAGING REQUIREMENTS
12. MODELLING REQUIREMENTS
13. DELIVERING THE REQUIREMENTS
14. DELIVERING THE BUSINESS SOLUTION
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