Business Analyst

Careers in business analysis

By (author) Adrian Reed

Publication date: 31 Aug 2018

Business analysis is a crucial discipline for organisational success, it enables organisations to rise to the challenges presented by today's increasing pace of change. It is a broad field and has matured into a profession of its own, with its own unique career roadmap. This practical guide explores the business analyst role including typical responsibilities and necessary skills. It signposts useful tools; commonly used methodologies and techniques, and beneficial professional development activities. A visual career roadmap for business analysts is also included, along with case studies and interviews with practising business analysts, to enable aspiring and existing business analysts at all levels to successfully plan and advance their careers.
Adrian Reed is Principal Consultant and Director at Blackmetric Business Solutions, where he provides Business Analysis consultancy and training solutions to a range of clients in varying industries. Adrian is the author of “Be A Great Problem Solver…Now!” and is Immediate Past President of the UK chapter of the IIBA. He speaks internationally on topics relating to Business Analysis and business change.

Dimensions: 198x129mm

Print ISBN-13: 9781780174280

Ebook ISBN-13: 9781780174303

244 pages

  1.  Introduction: The Need for Business Analysis
  2.  The Breadth and Depth of the BA Role
  3.  Roles and Responsibilities
  4.  Frameworks, Tools & Techniques
  5.  Career Roadmap
  6.  Nailing the Interview
  7.  Career Case Studies 

'Provides essential information to people wishing to enter and progress through the BA profession.'

Terri Lydiard
Director, Teal Business Solutions Limited