My business analysis career has consisted in large part of short contract roles. That’s because I love the variety and experience that contracting brings me.
But this also means that I’ve sat a lot of job interviews. And I’ve had to think long and hard about the job description of a business analyst.
This experience has given me a solid understanding of what makes a successful business analyst and some of the core skills and abilities that a BA should possess.
In this post I’m going to tell you exactly what those attributes are.
But to begin with, I’m going to explain the role of the business analyst.