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Business Analyst

The business analyst is at the intersection between the user and the developer/operator. Business analysts establish and prioritize user requirements based on the business processes and transform them into system requirements. These support the developer and the operator in developing and operating the IT system.

Responsibility

  • Defining of business processes, establishing all the requirements, and ensuring the support of specialists , user representatives, and business process owners
  • Systematic documenting of outcomes using suitable methods
  • Detailing what is necessary to those developing and using the product or system

Authority

  • Can access all information needed

Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of subject area
  • Knowledge of the core organization's requirements for the project and for the application's operation (e.g. for procurement, funding, controlling, and security)
  • In-depth knowledge of business analysis and its methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of business administration to evaluate options and efficiency
  • Ability to establish, evaluate, and prioritize requirements
  • Knowledge of project management
  • In-depth knowledge of HERMES, as attested by a certificate
  • Ability to work in a team, oral communication skills, and conflict-resolution skills
  • Good written communication skills, e.g. to document requirements
  • Management of specialists in his or her own area of responsibility

Relationships
Module Task Task responsibility Outcome Creation of outcome
Agile Development Create a Release Plan Developer Release Plan Operations Manager, Business Analyst
Agile Development Keep a Product Backlog Project Manager Product Backlog Business Analyst, Developer
Agile Development Work in Sprints Developer Sprint Backlog Business Analyst
Deployment Organization Design Deployment Concept Project Manager Deployment Concept Business Analyst, User Representative, Business Process Owner
Deployment Organization Execute Deployment Project Manager Deployment Measures Executed Business Analyst, Business Process Owner
Deployment Organization Prepare Deployment Project Manager Deployment Measures and Organization Implemented Business Analyst, Business Process Owner
IT Migration Conduct Migration Developer Migration Executed Operations Manager, Business Analyst, Product Owner , Developer
IT Migration Decommission Legacy System IT Architect Legacy System Decommissioned Operations Manager, Business Analyst
IT Migration Design a Migration Concept IT Architect Migration Concept Business Analyst, Developer
IT Migration Implement Migration Procedure Developer Detail Specifications Business Analyst, IT Architect
IT System Activate System Developer System Activated Operations Manager, Business Analyst, Product Owner
IT System Design a System Concept IT Architect Detailed Study Business Analyst, User Representative, Developer
Situation Analysis Business Analyst, User Representative, Business Process Owner
System Requirements Business Analyst, User Representative, Business Process Owner
IT System Design an Integration Concept IT Architect Integration Concept Operations Manager, Business Analyst, Developer
IT System Implement System Developer Detail Specifications Business Analyst, IT Architect
IT System Prepare System Integration Developer Detail Specifications Business Analyst, IT Architect
Organizational Structure Activate Organizational Structure Business Analyst Organizational Structure Activated User Representative, Business Process Owner
Organizational Structure Design a Concept for the Organizational Structure Business Analyst Concept for Organizational Structure User Representative, Business Process Owner
Organizational Structure Implement Organizational Structure Business Analyst Description of the Organization User Representative, Business Process Owner
Organization Realized Business Process Owner
Process Description User Representative, Business Process Owner
Product Design a Product Concept Business Analyst Product Concept User Representative
Project Foundations Conduct a Study Project Manager Study Business Analyst, User Representative, Business Process Owner , IT Architect
Project Management Lead Change Management Project Manager Amendment Request Business Analyst, User Representative
Project Management Manage Stakeholders and Communication Project Manager Stakeholder List Project Sponsor, Business Analyst, Business Process Owner
Project Management Manage and Control Initiation Project Manager Stakeholder List Project Sponsor, Business Analyst, Business Process Owner
Testing Conduct Testing Test Manager Test Concept Tester, Operations Manager, Business Analyst, Developer
Testing Design a Test Concept Test Manager Test Concept Tester, Operations Manager, Business Analyst, Developer
Testing Set up a Test Infrastructure Operations Manager Test Data Business Analyst, Test Manager