Applying Business Analysis Skills in Your Organization

Business analysis offers tremendous value to organizations, but the ways business analysts (BAs) do their jobs vary based on the unique details of each scenario. This course looks at how BAs fulfill their roles from several popular perspectives.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 16, 2019
Duration
3h 30m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Business Analysis in Organizations
Business Analysis from the Agile Perspective
Business Analysis from the Business Intelligence Perspective
Business Analysis from the IT Perspective
Business Analysis from the Business Architecture Perspective
Business Analysis from the Business Process Management Perspective
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 16, 2019
Duration
3h 30m
Description

Successful organizations are always in a process of reinvention, changing and improving in order to better achieve their goals. Doing so requires an understanding of present conditions and the design and definition of future objectives: what we commonly refer to as business analysis. In this course, Applying Business Analysis Skills in Your Organization, you’ll explore how to effectively conduct business analysis within a variety of settings. First, you will learn business analysis within Agile teams. Next, you will discover business analysis within IT environments. Finally, you will explore how to take on challenges from business intelligence, business architecture, or business process management points of view. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of business analysis needed to help your teams achieve their goals effectively and efficiently.

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About the author

Casey has experience leading projects in many fields, including healthcare, digital media, mobile app development, consumer product design, education, and event management. He's constantly in pursuit of new challenges and loves to share what he learns along the way with others.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
(Music) Hi everyone. My name is Casey Ayers, and welcome to my course, Applying Business Analysis Skills in Your Organization. Business analysis efforts create tremendous value for organizations of all kinds and sizes, but doing so requires an understanding of what makes each situation unique and how to best adapt business analysis techniques to that challenge. In this course, we're going to focus on how to tailor your business analysis efforts to better fit a variety of perspectives and different environments, including agile projects, business intelligence, information technology, business architecture, and business process management. By the end of this course, you'll be better equipped to apply your business analysis skills to a variety of unique situations with a clear understanding of how to adapt your skills and train your focus on the objectives most important from each of these perspectives. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with some of the principles of business analysis and the techniques that BAs commonly employ in their work. This course is part of our ECBA, CCBA, and CBAP prep series, helping you prepare for the certifications offered by the International Institute of Business Analysis. It can also help you earn continuing education credits for these and other certifications, and is still a great resource for you if you're just looking to improve as a business analyst. I hope you'll join me on this journey to improve your business analysis skills with Applying BA Skills in Your Organization, here at Pluralsight.