Business analyst: a profession and a mindset

· Yulia Kosarenko

About this ebook

What does it mean to be a business analyst? What would you do every day? How will you bring value to your clients? And most importantly, what makes a business analyst exceptional? This book will answer your questions about this challenging career choice through the prism of the business analyst mindset — a concept developed by the author, and its twelve principles demonstrated through many case study examples. "Business analyst: a profession and a mindset" is a structurally rich read with over 90 figures, tables and models. It offers you more than just techniques and methodologies. It encourages you to understand people and their behaviour as the key to solving business problems.

About the author

Yulia Kosarenko is a consultant, author, coach and course creator. Her career spans more than 25 years of bringing IT and business together through business analysis, architecture, analytics, and change management. She helped define business transformations in insurance, education, logistics, banking, payments, and pension investment industries.

She is the author of the books "Business Analyst: a Profession and a Mindset" and "Business Analysis Mindset Digital Toolkit" and teaches analytics courses at the Humber College in Toronto.

Yulia is active in business analysis and analytics communities, leading webinars, speaking at conferences, coaching, and creating online courses. You can always find her at

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