Business Analysis Techniques
James Cadle (author), Debra Paul (author), Paul Turner (author)
72 Essential Tools for Success
UK Price: £31.99 EU Price: €40.99 ROW (USD) Price: $50.99 ISBN: 9781906124236
Dimensions: 172 x 246 x 14
Number of pages: 256
Publication date: 01 FEB 2010
About the book:
The role of the business analyst is to formulate options for a way forward and produce business cases setting out conclusions and recommendations. This professional discipline requires the widest possible array of tools and the ability to use each when and where it is needed. The book provides 72 possible techniques and applies them within a framework of stages. It complements Business Analysis (ed Debra Paul and Donald Yeates), also published by BCS. The present publication offers a more detailed description of the techniques used in business analysis, together with practical advice on their application. The book will be of enormous benefit to business analysts, managers and to students of information systems and business strategy.
A master class in linking theory to practice. Full of tips and examples that will lead to a significant improvement in the quality of business analysis..... .put your name in this book before someone “borrows it”! - James Archer, Business Analyst of the Year 2009, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
About the Author(s):
James Cadle has been involved in business systems for over thirty years, initially with London Transport . Debra Paul is the Managing Director of Assist Knowledge Development. She jointly wrote the best-selling BCS publication Business Analysis. Paul Turner is a Director of Business & IS Skills and Assist Knowledge Development.
'A master class in linking theory to practice. Full of tips and examples that will lead to a significant improvement in the quality of business analysis. Indispensable to new and experienced practitioners involved in business change. Put your name in this book before someone “borrows it”!'
James Archer, Business Analyst of the Year 2009, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Table of Contents:
1 Business strategy and objectives
2 Investigate situation
3 Consider perspectives
4 Analyse needs
5 Evaluate options
6 Define requirements
7 Manage change
Postscript – which techniques do I really need?
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