Posts by Abhishek Srivastava

Top 5 Requirements Elicitation Techniques for Business Analysts

Elicitation is unarguably one of the most important activity performed by a business analyst. It describes the tasks performed by a business analyst to obtain information from all required stakeholders. Elicitation involves extracting or drawing forth information from stakeholders or other sources, primarily on business needs and requirements. Business analysts perform elicitation activities through direct communication with stakeholders, carrying out research or experimentation or they may simply be handed over the required information.

Top 5 Challenges faced by Business Analysts

Business Analysts have a wide variety of responsibilities. In this article, we are going to discuss the top 5 challenges faced by Business Analysts.

Business Analysis discipline is fairly broad and thus the roles & responsibilities of a business analyst are wide-ranging. A business analyst has to get involved at various stages of system development and interact with stakeholders across different functions having varied roles, interests and influence over the scheme of things. He/she has to manage the complete lifecycle of requirements and ensure that all relevant stakeholders reach consensus on the requirements so that desired business goals can be achieved.

Certification in Business Data Analytics (CBDA)

Business data analytics is an emerging field. Business analysts can upskill to play an important role in Data Science projects. Certification in Business Data Analytics (CBDA) by IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis) is a great way to upskill yourself. Organizations are focusing on evidence-based problem solving increasingly. Businesses use…

What is the value of CBAP Certification?

Value of CBAP Certification
Are you a Business analyst and are considering CBAP certification? Is CBAP worth it? What is the value of CBAP certification for your career? In this article, I am going to answer this question. IIBA awards Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification. Business Analysis practice and profession is relatively young…