Business Analysis Techniques: Decision Analysis
According to the BABOK®, performing decision analysis is one of the 16 required techniques in the fundamental knowledge base of an effective business analyst. So let’s take a closer look at what this technique actually is and how we might apply the technique on our projects. Decision analysis allows the business analyst to examine and […]
Considering the BABOK Business Analysis Deliverables?
A core set of business analysis documentation is needed for all of your projects regardless of project size or type. Have you considered using the BABOK® set of business analysis deliverables as your starting point? These key deliverables define aspects of business analysis work and document project requirements across the project life cycle. In addition […]
The BABOK® Requirements Taxonomy
The BABOK® defines a specific taxonomy, or classification scheme, for project requirements. The levels of requirements in the BABOK® need to be mapped to your existing requirements taxonomy and any associated requirements documents. To start off, remember that the standard defines a requirement as a condition or capability needed by a stakeholder to solve a problem or […]
Business Analysis and the BABOK®
The set of generally accepted best practices defined by the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®) Version 2.0 provides a business analysis framework defining areas of knowledge, associated activities and tasks, and the skills required to perform them. The scope of this standard covers pre-project activities, the full project life cycle and the final product’s […]