Thursday, February 26, 2009

Business Analysis - A new face!!!

If one goes to the website, a whole lot of information is available about Business Analysis but been from the ever growing community of Business Analysts thought will put some points here which I think are important to be a Business Analyst.

I thought about writing this, as today someone asked me about this profession and that is when I started thinking about the skills required.

According to me, Business Analysis is about talking to Business as a representative of Information Technology. Now, the position that a BA get's into is that the Business will never consider them as part of Business and though been a part of IT, BAs are never technical. However, a true Business Analyst is a person who could manipulate both sides in order to bring benefits to the organisation, as a whole. 

BA is the missing link between information technology and business and according to me needs the following skill sets: Ability to talk sense, understand people, to be able to show that he/she understands technology and most of all  a smart communicator.

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