Tag Archives: Business Analyst

The Killer Application of Software Modelling

From my experience as a business analyst (BA) I would say: checking or transforming models is interesting and important, but the real killer application of a model in software development is (simply) talking about it. Continue reading

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Modeling & Abstraction at the very heart of Business Requirements Analysis

From industrial practice we know a BA definitely adds a lot of value to an IT project. So, now we try to conceptualise this in contrast to the Biz Engineer’s and IT Architect’s role. As we’ll see, a BA’s special benefit is mainly based on abstraction (and thus modeling). Continue reading

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Off Topic: Complexity Awareness in the Wild

On companies, software solutions, and what a business analyst can do for them – if they let him. Continue reading

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Henry Ford and Business Analysts

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” – Henry Ford –
Isn’t this a nice litte example to show what Business Analysts are good for? Continue reading

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