Business Analysts – Be Alert and Be an Asset
Business Analysts in the industry are now expected to be fully aware and attentive for their respective enterprises. It is highly recommended to have an eye on current technologies, best practices followed in the industry and particularly the awareness on the changes being initiated or anticipated in the industry.
The corporates now prefer partners to work with and not just service providers/vendors. Any service provider should work as their extended team and not someone who is outside the organization boundary providing just the services.
Elicitation through Expertise
Business analysts should exhibit the necessary competencies during collaboration and build trust. Elicitation is higher than just “Requirement gathering”. It is nothing but understanding the needs, wants and expectations of stakeholders. It is needless here to highlight that the stakeholders’ satisfaction and maintaining a good working relationship with them are the keys to long term, sustainable and strong relationship.
Elevation through Technology
Technology is the best enabler and helps in strategic business development. All businesses need to leverage technology to promote growth. A Business analyst need not be a technology evangelist or tech-savvy but should aware about the current technology, trend, and its usage.
Apart from the core domain expertise, industry, organizational and solution knowledge, technology knowledge is very essential to perform business analysis activities effectively and efficiently.
Artificial intelligence and Machine learning focus on the big data and used to build models that leverage enterprises to keep ahead of competitors. Business Data Analysis is an important element from this perspective and business analysts are supposed to possess required knowledge in data mining tools and related technology.
Let us “Be Alert and Be an Asset” to our organization!