Business Analysis For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118510631
  • ISBN-13: 9781118510636
  • DDC: 658.4012
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 511 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Business Analysis For Dummies provides readers with the tools and techniques used by successful business analysts to understand business environments and make informed decisions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Getting Started with Business Analysis.
2: Business Analysis in a Nutshell.
3: Breaking Down the Different Levels of Business Analysis.
4: Identifying and Working with Stakeholders.
5: The BA Toolkit: Tools, Terms, and Techniques.
6: Talking about Tools of the Trade.
7: Understanding What Requirements Truly Entail.
8: Hunting for the Right Information, Part 1: The Process.
9: Hunting for the Right Information, Part 2: The Techniques.
10: Uncovering and Analyzing Needs.
11: Selling the Plan and Keeping It on Track.
12: Making the (Business) Case.
13: Creating and Maintaining Scope.
14: Creating Your Work Plan.
15: Achieving Goals with Business Analysis.
16: Defining Solutions, Part 1: Taking a Closer Look at Your Requirements.
17: Defining Solutions, Part 2: Choosing the Right Analysis Technique.
18: Verifying and Validating Solutions.
19: Transition: Moving from Planning to Implementing.
20: The Part of Tens.
21: Ten Ways to Keep Your Business Analysis Skills Sharp.
22: Ten Ways to Prepare Yourself for a New Project.
23: Ten Experts Chime In.
About the Authors.
Authors' Acknowledgments.