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What are the things that every Business Analyst must do in day to day life?

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RE: What are the things that every Business Analyst must do in day to day life?

Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
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Author: Sky Beyond the Clouds
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Below is the list of the activities that every Business Analyst must do in day to day life in order to succeed in this career:

  • They need to work on their problem solving approach. For that purpose, they can either solve mathematical and logical puzzles on a daily basis.
  • They need to have general awareness about the business world and must educate themselves on business happenings around the world.
  • They need to keep an eye on the market behavior at all times. They are the ones who conduct analysis and therefore need to understand the market.
  • They have to be internet savy. In today's world a business analyst cannot afford to stay away from internet. This is what connects them to the world.
  • They need to understand the busines cases well and practice the sample cases. Reading Harvard Business Review is a good practice in this regard.
  • They need to interact with a variety of people in order to grow their professional network. This adds a lot of value in the long terms career prospects.

RE: What are the things that every Business Analyst must do in day to day life?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
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Hi,


Greeting's for the day!!!

In Today's fast-paced market scenario, the role of Business Analyst (BA) lends great value to an organization. a BA is a genralist capable of functioning competently in diverse roles.

Outsourcing has become a mainstray in our global economy. Large corporations reduce their operation cost by seeking out the same work quality at lower costs. By outsourcing, a distance between business stakeholder and the programmer is created, creating the need for higher quality and more precise analysis, including creation of documents and functional specifications, has risen. With this equipment, an increasing demand for business analysts can be witnessed in our information economy

Added to this, n a competitive economic landscape, business bodies strive to improve their business processes and reduce costs - Business Analysts are at the center of most of these initiatives.


Required Skills or Personal Qualities:
Business analysts needs to have following skills:
1. Communicating Details and Concepts.
2. Technical Skills
3. Conceptual Modelling Skills
4. Curiosity
5. Decomposing the Abstract into Details
6. Mentoring and Coaching
7. Communicating Risks
8. Leveraging the "Parking Lot"
9. Change Management
10. Asking WHY?
11. Impromptu Whiteboard Drawing
12. Analytical Skills
13. Problem Solving Skills
14. Decision-Making Skills
15. Negotiation and Persuasion Skills
16. Managerial Skills.


Roles and Responsibilities:
Following are the roles and responsibilities which "Business Analyst"perform in their day to day life:
1. Helping Businesses implement technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the requirements of a project or a program.
2. Communicating the requirements clearly to stakeholders, facilitators and partners
3. Tackle more complex complex projects
4. Own Enterprise Analysis Responsibilities
5. Understand the Business Process
6. New Business Domains are No Problem for Business Analyst
7. Lead the BA Effort
8. Can be consultants for internal stakeholders.


Career Prospects:
The 2006-2016 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report predicts BA's will be among the fastest growing IT occupations, while Google, Infosys, Wipro and their like are constantly on the lookout for business analysis graduates with the acumen to undertake critical business projects.

Career prospects for this course are quite promising, with multinational gaints often visiting leading international educational institutions torecruit promising students as Business Anslyst. With the business analysis qualification earned abroad and experience earned during your study tenure, you can start with a salary of about Rs. 4,20,000 and reach Rs. 15,00,000 or even more over the years, as you nurture your career.


Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.

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Regards,
Rahul.

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