Business Analysis For Dummies, 2nd Edition

  • 15h 19m 7s
  • Ali Cox
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2023

When it comes to doing good business, change is a very good thing. And effective business analysts are at the heart of identifying opportunities for growth and implementing the solutions that can transform an organization's foundation—and ultimately increase its profitability. Whether you're an aspiring business analysis professional or a seasoned analyst looking for the latest techniques and approaches, Business Analysis For Dummies helps you discover the newest tips and tricks for turning knowledge into the changes that have a real and meaningful impact on business and drive your organization towards value delivery.

With this book you will: identify areas for growth and create solutions; learn how to bring people together to collaborate effectively; discover ways to better understand and serve your customers; see how business analysis works in the real world; learn the technology to make the job easier; find business solutions to improve your organization's performance; and understand how to dig deeply into your organization's data, processes, and business rules.

Dummies makes the path to business success clear. Start here to turn your love of business analysis into the catalyst that makes a difference.

About the Author

Ali Cox has decades of experience in business analysis, agile, project methodology development and training, and systems development. As lead expert in business analysis and agile for Netmind, she provides training and mentoring for businesses ranging in size from a single team to Fortune 500 companies worldwide.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Business Analysis in a Nutshell
  • Chapter 2 - Breaking Down Different Levels of Business Analysis
  • Chapter 3 - The BA Toolkit: Tools, Terms, and Techniques
  • Chapter 4 - Talking about the Tools of the Trade
  • Chapter 5 - Understanding What Requirements Truly Entail
  • Chapter 6 - Hunting for the Right Information, Part 1: The Process
  • Chapter 7 - Hunting for the Right Information, Part 2: The Techniques
  • Chapter 8 - Uncovering and Analyzing Needs
  • Chapter 9 - Making the (Business) Case
  • Chapter 10 - Creating and Maintaining Scope
  • Chapter 11 - Creating You Work Plan
  • Chapter 12 - Defining Solutions, Part 1: Taking a Closer Look at Your Requirements
  • Chapter 13 - Defining Solutions, Part 2: Choosing the Right Analysis Technique
  • Chapter 14 - Verifying and Validating Solutions
  • Chapter 15 - Transition: Moving from Planning to Implementing
  • Chapter 16 - Ten Ways to Keep Your Business Analysis Skills Sharp
  • Chapter 17 - Ten Ways to Prepare Yourself for a New Project
  • Chapter 18 - Ten Experts Chime In