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Perspectives for Effective Business Analysis

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In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics of Agile, business intelligence, information technology, business architecture, and business process management perspectives.

Target Audience
Individuals interested in developing and refining business analysis skills; individuals preparing for the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) certification exam


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Lesson Objectives

Perspectives for Effective Business Analysis

  • recognize Agile features
  • identify features of an Agile project that impact business analysis activities
  • recognize necessary competencies when using an Agile approach to business analysis
  • identify characteristics of the business intelligence perspective
  • identify business analysis activities that are specific to business intelligence initiatives
  • recognize characteristics of working from an IT perspective
  • identify considerations for working on an IT change initiative
  • distinguish between IT initiative methodologies
  • identify the four architectural principles that apply to business analysis
  • recognize outcomes of business analysis with a business architecture perspective
  • identify common business architecture techniques
  • recognize characteristics of the business process management perspective
  • distinguish between BPM business analysis outcomes
  • identify techniques used for BPM
  • demonstrate your understanding of common business analysis perspectives
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