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Living in an IT Team as a Business Analyst

by Heather Mylan-Mains

Wouldn’t it be helpful to have a guidebook to tell you what working in a department is like? This course shares insights for analysts working in a technology team.

What you'll learn

At the core of working in an IT team is a thorough knowledge of how business analysis works in an IT organization. In this course, Living in an IT Team as a Business Analyst, you will learn how to apply business analysis capabilities in any software development methodology to support design and implementation of solutions. First, you will understand how organizations can structure the business analysis role. Next, you will explore the system development methodologies and the system development lifecycle. Finally, you will discover how to apply business analysis techniques to design and implementation and how to better collaborate with your team. When you are finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of applying nosiness analysis techniques in an IT team that will help you as you move forward to work as a business analyst in an IT team.

About the author

Heather is from Des Moines, Iowa. She grew up there, pursued her bachelors and graduate degrees there and stayed to raise her family. She is a stimulus for change as a mom, consultant, trainer, speaker and volunteer for IIBA(R). For the past 20+ years she's helped teams to identify and solve problems in the financial services, insurance and higher education industries. Projects include new system development, process improvements, COTS implementations, and coaching other business analysts. She d... more

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