Business Analyst roles across different organizations can be quite different depending on the organization and industry sector. A good business analyst needs a wide variety of skills across multiple domains to be effective and it really is possible to be a law graduate and make a transition from legal professional to business analyst.Read More
Data analysis seems like it should be all about the hard numbers. That’s what businesses are typically after: accurate, immutable facts that assist in guiding decision-making. Unfortunately, as is the case with anything involving the human race, business data is easily influenced in one way or another by those people producing the data as well as those people analyzing it. That’s why it’s important for data analysts in any field to understand psychology.Read More
If you landed on this page because you Googled something along the lines of “What it takes to become a business analyst,” then you've arrived at the site with all the information you need to know on what it's all about and how to become one.
This article focuses on giving a few crucial pointers to those who would like to pursue a career as a business analyst.Read More
Communicating effectively with stakeholders and BA teams is one of the most essential skills a business analyst can possess. Written communication, in particular, is of vital importance, as there can be no room for error. Any details that must be communicated clearly are best written down, so as to avoid any confusion.Read More
To become a successful business analyst, you require a set of skills that suit the requirements of the role. Moreover, you need to be adaptable to the highly dynamic modern-day business environment. The following three skills define a good business analyst and you should be able to highlight these skills when you are on the job as well as at job interviews.Read More
One of the most important skills business analysts must have in their arsenal is effective communication. In a field where details are key and a wealth of information is shared on a regular basis, productive communication is key to success. Here are a few tips to hone your communication skills.Read More
Not everyone is great at networking. In fact, for some, networking events are completely outside of their comfort zone. Like everything else however, knowing what to do and how to do it can reduce your uncertainty and give you the plunge you need to get started.Read More
If you want to land your dream business analyst job, you should create the perfect resume.
Sometimes, it’s pretty difficult to understand what you should include in your resume and what you should remove from it. Check out the following recommendations. Guest Post By Sylvia GiltnerRead More
Many professionals who are considering a move into the world of business analysis are however, unsure of the steps that need to be taken, or the business analysis training that is required. In this blog post, we explore this journey in greater detail and explain how you can become a certified business analyst, with the right skills for the job. Guest Post by Nadine RochesterRead More
To be a good business analyst, one must have a clear-cut idea of what is required of them regarding their roles and responsibilities. A business analyst is an intermediary between customers and the company’s technical team. Below are 3 basic responsibilities of a business analyst.Read More
Lean & Six Sigma methods are preferred by most organizations for process improvement efforts and ensuring the successful completion of projects. Applied initially to manufacturing industry processes, Lean & Six Sigma can now be used in almost every domain of an organization for continuous process improvement.Read More
If you want to choose a career that offers ample earning potential, interesting work and growing demand from employers, operations research analysis is one of the fields to consider. Demand for operations research analysts is growing at an astounding rate of 27 percent. Sponsored Post SubmissionRead More
When an analyst leaves their fingerprints on the performance of a business, the legacy they create can be powerful and memorable. So, what does it take for a Business Analyst to leave a legacy behind in the companies they work? Guest Post By Negotiation ExpertsRead More
Companies over time, have become increasingly reliant on the insights drawn from data analysis by data scientists. There is also a corresponding increase in the use of systems to crunch data and predict trends.
What’s the difference between the Business Analyst and Data Scientist role, one wonders?Read More
When interviewing stakeholders, it’s important to take time to listen actively to what is being said to avoid missing key requirements. Being an active listener requires concentration and effort. Follow these tips, and you’ll be able to listen more actively during your engagements with stakeholders:Read More
Gaining work experience is extremely essential to breaking into the Canadian Job Market. If you’re a business analyst in Canada looking to retrain, get some work experience under your belt and launch your business analysis career, here are some college degrees in Canada that are relatively quick to get (require an investment of up to a year of your time), have flexible study schedules and come with opportunities for work experience.Read More
We all make mistakes. In fact, that’s how we learn. It’s however extremely important to understand what mistakes are, the different types of mistakes and how they happen so that we can learn from them and prevent them from happening again in the future.Read More
Introverts are a special group of people who need sufficient time to make sense of a situation, reflect and analyze information. They need to process information before taking a position on issues. Business meetings can seem chaotic to them with different people going off in different directions and throwing up suggestions that don’t seem well thought out.Read More