Scrum has become incredibly popular over the last couple of decades as a framework for product development and project management. Although you can adopt Scrum without having official qualifications or certifications, having the right credentials is evidence and proof that you are proficient in using this framework and understand the practices and principles involved. There are several different credentials out there now, though, so how do you go about choosing the right one?Read More
More and more companies are beginning to make positions available for business analysts. This is because the role of a business analyst has grown over the years to cover a wide range of responsibilities.
This article discusses 3 roles of a business analyst with respect to system implementation in the insurance industry.Read More
Business Analysts need to consciously work on developing and improving the skills they have acquired on the job. Negotiating is one of those transferrable skills that will never go out of style as you will always need to work with stakeholders and other professionals across projects to get the best outcome possible.Read More
There’s no question that it is a competitive world out there when it comes to finding the perfect career. Sure, networking can help you find that perfect job, but it takes a lot more than just good contacts to land a job in any industry.Read More
The complexity of web development should never be underestimated. Wide-scope projects such as these are like fitting together pieces of a very large and complicated jigsaw puzzle. When you think about the variety of components that need to slide seamlessly together, it takes a lot of careful thought and strategy to make it a success. From design to production, the entire process needs to be bespoke in order to meet the requirements of your client. This is where a business analyst can step in to save the day.Read More
Business analysis is an exciting field and one in which certification is desirable, not just to prove your skills but also to find jobs in higher ranks. In this article, we'll take a look at some common certifications and a few reasons why it's a good idea get certified.Read More
Business analysts, regardless of their domain, should make an active effort to ensure continued professional development. To hone your BA skills and move your career forward, here are five strategies to consider adopting as part of your professional development goals.Read More
Business Analyst roles across different organizations can be quite different depending on the organization and industry sector. A good business analyst needs a wide variety of skills across multiple domains to be effective and it really is possible to be a law graduate and make a transition from legal professional to business analyst.Read More
Data analysis seems like it should be all about the hard numbers. That’s what businesses are typically after: accurate, immutable facts that assist in guiding decision-making. Unfortunately, as is the case with anything involving the human race, business data is easily influenced in one way or another by those people producing the data as well as those people analyzing it. That’s why it’s important for data analysts in any field to understand psychology.Read More
If you landed on this page because you Googled something along the lines of “What it takes to become a business analyst,” then you've arrived at the site with all the information you need to know on what it's all about and how to become one.
This article focuses on giving a few crucial pointers to those who would like to pursue a career as a business analyst.Read More
Communicating effectively with stakeholders and BA teams is one of the most essential skills a business analyst can possess. Written communication, in particular, is of vital importance, as there can be no room for error. Any details that must be communicated clearly are best written down, so as to avoid any confusion.Read More
To become a successful business analyst, you require a set of skills that suit the requirements of the role. Moreover, you need to be adaptable to the highly dynamic modern-day business environment. The following three skills define a good business analyst and you should be able to highlight these skills when you are on the job as well as at job interviews.Read More
One of the most important skills business analysts must have in their arsenal is effective communication. In a field where details are key and a wealth of information is shared on a regular basis, productive communication is key to success. Here are a few tips to hone your communication skills.Read More
Not everyone is great at networking. In fact, for some, networking events are completely outside of their comfort zone. Like everything else however, knowing what to do and how to do it can reduce your uncertainty and give you the plunge you need to get started.Read More
If you want to land your dream business analyst job, you should create the perfect resume.
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