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How To Be An Agile Business Analyst
How To Be An Agile Business Analyst is for business analysts who want to become an effective member of an agile team. It provides valuable insights into how you can apply your business analysis skills in order to make sure that the team builds the right thing. The book explains five key characteristics of being an agile business analyst and offers practical advice on how to adopt those characteristics. By reading this book, you will be able to understand what it takes to be successful in a fast-paced environment and add value as part of a dynamic team working collaboratively towards common goals.
The Agile Guide to Business Analysis and Planning
The Agile Guide to Business Analysis and Planning: From Strategic Plan to Continuous Value Delivery is a must-have for teams looking to streamline their agile product development process. It offers practical guidance on how to reduce errors and delays through effective planning, backlog refinement and acceptance criteria specification. With its step-by-step approach, this book also incorporates a running case study to walk you through the full agile product lifecycle, from visioning through release and continuous value delivery. It contains everything you always wanted to know about agile analysis and planning but didn’t know who to ask.
Agile Business Analysis
Agile Business Analysis: Enabling Continuous Improvement of Requirements, Project Scope, and Agile Project Results is designed for Business Analysts of all levels, from all types of environments. Through modelling techniques, documentation, communication and meetings, reporting and governance, Business Analysts will learn to provide invaluable support to agile projects. This books shows you how to build user stories and elaborate requirements to ensure that all stakeholders understand what is being developed. It will also show you how to facilitate the estimation process, ensuring effective application of lessons, improvements, and efficiencies. This is a well organised and easy-to-follow introduction to agile Business Analysis practices.
Agile and Business Analysis
Agile and Business Analysis: Practical guidance for IT professionals is an ideal resource for business analysts looking to gain a comprehensive understanding of Agile methodologies. It provides in-depth explanations and contextual information on how Agile practices can be applied within the realm of business analysis. This makes it perfect for those wanting to learn more about working with Agile, as well as those who are already working in an Agile environment or seeking certification in this area. It is perfect for Business Analysts, Product Owners or Project Managers who are working on Agile projects.
The Tyranny of Metrics
In his book, Jerry Muller challenges the obsession with measuring human performance and uncovers the damage metrics are causing. He provides examples of how metrics can be beneficial when used in conjunction with personal experience and judgment, as well as an invaluable checklist for when and how to use them. This brief but impactful book offers a much-needed corrective to a harmful trend that increasingly affects us all – providing readers with an essential guide on how we can begin to fix this problem. This is a great read!
Metrics: How to Improve Key Business Results
Metrics are an important part of measuring success in the business world. It is essential to understand not only what metrics are, but why they matter and how to use them effectively. This highly rate book does exactly that. Not only does it explain the purpose and importance behind metrics, but it also provides step-by-step instructions for creating reports that can be used to track progress within an organisation as well as customer satisfaction levels. The book includes examples of how to identify, collect, analyse, and report metrics that will be immediately useful for improving all aspects of the enterprise, including IT.
Mastering the Requirements Process
Mastering the Requirements Process describes a comprehensive and industry-proven process of gathering and verifying requirements. It includes latest best practices, demonstrating how to effectively discover customer needs regardless of whether you work in a traditional or agile environment. This essential read outlines the most efficient methods possible for understanding what customers want from their products or services so that developers can deliver high quality results every time. It includes checklists to help identify stakeholders, users, non-functional requirements, and describes methods for reusing requirements and requirements patterns. Highly recommended.
Discovering Requirements: How to Specify Products and Services is a comprehensive book useful for anyone looking to get the most out of their projects. It contains a wealth of carefully checked tips and tricks, illustrated examples, checklists, summaries, keywords and exercises that will help you discover requirements and better understand the real problems you’re trying to solve. Additionally, guest boxes from other experts provide extra hints and advice that can further enhance your understanding or give new ideas on how best to approach a project. It includes a full chapter on product qualities and constraints and how to discover, document, and validate non-functional requirements.
Software Requirements is an award winning book and is ideal for professionals involved in requirements elicitation, analysis, specification, validation and management – from business requirements to non-functional requirements. It provides a comprehensive set of practical techniques and templates that can be used to improve the efficiency of these processes. The real-life stories included provide insight into how successful organisations have applied these methods in their own environments. It covers topics such as business rules, data requirements, visual modelling, non-functional requirements and reuse which are becoming increasingly important areas for modern businesses.
The Quest for Software Requirements
The Quest for Software Requirements is an exceptional book and perfect for any professional looking to improve their skills in eliciting requirements. It contains over 2,000 suggested questions designed to help master the art of requirements gathering and ensure that all vital information is captured. It includes step-by-step techniques, insightful tips and tools, easy-to-use checklists, examples of non-functional requirements, and requirements-gathering questions. This resource provide readers with a powerful toolset to more accurately identify, classify and document non-functional requirements. Highly recommended!
Mastering Non-Functional Requirements
Mastering Non-Functional Requirements is an invaluable resource for analysts and architects looking to capture NFRs in their engagements. It outlines a comprehensive methodology for capturing NFRs, as well as providing a framework that can be used by these professionals to tackle the complexities of NFRs across various projects. With this book, analysts and architects now have access to an essential toolkit for understanding how best to incorporate NFRs into their workflows. It also provides checklists for the software quality attributes related to the business, application, data, and infrastructure domains. If you want to ‘go deep’ this book gives thorough coverage of non-functional requirements.
Customer Analytics For Dummies
Who would have thought a “Dummies” book would be so well laid out and practical. Customer Analytics For Dummies helps you develop a strong and trusted brand by ensuring your customers have positive experiences with your organisation. This book is an excellent guide to measuring and understanding customer behaviour at every stage of the customer journey. It teaches you how to use analytics tools to gain insights into customers’ preferences and behaviours. Additionally, it provides strategies for making key business decisions based on these findings. With its step-by-step approach, this book will provide businesses of all sizes with the ability to measure each stage of their customers’ journeys accurately while also helping them make informed decisions about their marketing plans.
Business Analysis Techniques
The business analyst now needs the widest possible array of tools and the skills and knowledge to be able to use each when and where it is needed. This book describes 99 business analysis techniques and explains the context in which they are used within a business analysis effort. Each of these techniques are specific “tools” that can applied at various stages of a project life cycle. In addition to showing how the various techniques fit within business analysis process the book is designed to serve as quick reference. Considering the amount of techniques covered this book, it is by far the best out there for business analysis tools and techniques.
How to Start a Business Analyst Career
The most comprehensive guide available for creating an actionable plan that enables you to start a business analyst career. With the average salary for a business analyst in the United States reaching above $90,000 per year, more talented, experienced professionals are pursuing business analysis careers than ever before. This book will help you find your best path forward into a business analyst career. More than that, you will know exactly what to do next to expand your business analysis opportunities. What’s more, as you use How to Start a Business Analyst Career to plan your next step, you’ll be able to download a BA Resource Pack full of electronic worksheets that walk you through the well-received Putting It To Practice exercises inside the book.