Change management

The importance of data repository in impact analysis

Handling the change in business processes is one of the most difficult tasks faced by the large corporates, as the impact of change is unpredicted even after the change management team follows the standard process diligently to measure the impact of change in business process. Thus, making it more tedious and time consuming leading to …

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Business Analysis – Competencies, Techniques and Tools

Business analyst will have to use many techniques and tool to perform his role in business analysis domain. These techniques and tool support or enhance his performance. However, merely using techniques and tools will not make one a successful business analyst as one needs clear concept about business need and possible solution. The usage of …

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Job Offer – Is it worth it?

These are some of the generic recommendations that every job seeker, including the business analyst, must consider. The following points will help you reach a well-considered decision. Job offer – Is it worth it? Company What is the company’s core business, e.g., hospitality, manufacturing, banking, construction, transportation, etc.? Next, check if you wish to pursue …

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Is Business Analysis Role Losing Its Shine?

During my mentoring sessions, I often come across the question – Is Business Analysis Role Losing Its Shine?  Well, No.  Contrarily, the business analyst roles are getting bigger, more sophisticated and more valuable in recent days. It is challenging for any organization to manage large size change without capable business analyst, program mangers and other key …

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BAT (Business Acceptance Test) Vs UAT (User Acceptance Test)

BAT (Business Acceptance Testing) and UAT (User Acceptance Testing) are both much misunderstood terms that often end up getting used interchangeably. However, the two have completely varying meanings. BAT (Business Acceptance Testing) is primarily focused on assessing the business requirement of an organization and deals with strategy. It is based on approach, dynamics, culture, information technology, statutory requirements, operational …

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Automated model-driven BPMN approach for Business Analyst

This is my review to research paper “Resource-based Modeling and Simulation of Business Processes” written by Andrea D’Ambrogio. It is an interesting research paper that explores the simulation-based analysis of business processes that covers all the phases in BP lifecycle, starting from design to execution and improvement to post implementation enhancement phases. The goal of the paper …

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Business Analysis vs Business Intelligence

There is significant difference between Business Analysis (BA) and Business Intelligence(BI) because BA has larger scope as it is application to all types of projects (including BI) where as BI covers only software applications used to analyze an organization’s raw data (data mining, analysis and reporting related project) to make effective decisions. Business Analysis: “A …

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Growth Talk Column in The Economic Times

Here is the some sample articles from “Right Solution” Column published in The Economic Times in 2012. [ngg_images source=”galleries” display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”240″ thumbnail_height=”160″ thumbnail_crop=”1″ images_per_page=”20″ number_of_columns=”0″ ajax_pagination=”0″ show_all_in_lightbox=”0″ use_imagebrowser_effect=”0″ show_slideshow_link=”1″ slideshow_link_text=”[Show slideshow]” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]