Using Strategic Analysis: Building BA-IT Partnerships

Understanding your entire organization and its business needs will help your project succeed. The IT-business divide is often a key factor in project failures, because it lacks any formal structure to align IT investments with business strategy. Create the framework for a successful BA-IT partnership in the development of effective business requirements.

Who Should Attend

  • Business Analysis Managers
  • Business or Technical Analysts
  • Operations Analysts or Managers
  • Development Managers
  • IT Managers
  • Systems Analysts or Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Requirements Engineers

What You Will Learn

  • Integrate business requirements into your system development and project management life cycles
  • Create and implement a strategy map and process management tools to indentify potential project opportunities
  • Evaluate alternatives using enterprise architecture frameworks and conduct feasibility studies
  • Define the scope and purpose of enterprise analysis
  • Apply strategy and organizational tools to define the business need
  • Become familiar with sound practices for requirements development and management
  • Define business analysis roles, skills and competencies

Seminar Outline

    I. Requirements Overview
    II. Business Analysis Planning
    III. Requirements Management
    IV. Enterprise Analysis
    V. Business Analysis Skills and Competencies