Business analysis refers to the set of tasks and activities thathelp companies determine their objectives for meeting certainopportunities or addressing challenges and then help them definesolutions to meet those objectives. Those engaged in businessanalysis are charged with identifying the activities that enablethe company to define the business problem or opportunity, definewhat the solutions looks like, and define how it should behave inthe end. As a BA, you lay out the plans for the processahead.
Business Analysis For Dummies is the go to reference onhow to make the complex topic of business analysis easy tounderstand. Whether you are new or have experience with businessanalysis, this book gives you the tools, techniques, tips andtricks to set your project’s expectations and on the path tosuccess.
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Paul Mulvey, CBAP, Director, Client Solutions, B2T Training, has been involved in business analysis since 1995. Kate McGoey, Director, Client Solutions, B2T Training, has more than 20 years' experience in application development and life cycle processes business. Kupe Kupersmith, CBAP, President of B2T Training, possesses more than 14 years of experience in software systems development. He serves as a mentor for business analysis professionals.
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Being a manager can be an intimidating and challenging task.Managing involves teaching new skills to employees, helping land anew customer, accomplishing an important assignment, increasingperformance, and much more. The process of management can be verychallenging at times, but it can also bring you a sense offulfillment that you never imagined possible.
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Managing in today's lightning-speed business world requires thatyou have the latest information and techniques for getting the jobdone. Managing For Dummies, 3rd Edition provides you withstraightforward advice and up-to-the-minute strategies for dealingwith anything that comes your way.
Gerber walks you through the steps in the life of a business—from entrepreneurial infancy through adolescent growing pains to the mature entrepreneurial perspective: the guiding light of all businesses that succeed—and shows how to apply the lessons of franchising to any business, whether or not it is a franchise. Most importantly, Gerber draws the vital, often overlooked distinction between working on your business and working in your business.
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