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INTRODUCTION:

  • Who Is Business Analyst(BA)?
  • What is Requirement?
  • Types of Requirements
  • Bond between Requirement and BA
  • Who is Stakeholder?
  • What is Business Process Modeling?
  • BA Completeness Skill Area

DIRECTIVES:

  • IT Companies Overview
  • Types of IT Companies
  • Types of Development Units
  • IT Company Hierarchical Structure
  • How Project gets initiated

 

BASIC KNOWLEDGE ON PROJECTS

  • BA Proportion in projects
  • Project Sizes
  • Project types
  • Project Milostones
  • Reasons for project Failure
  • Working in a project
  • Documents Naming standards
  • 5W 1H-Tool of a BA

 

BASIC KNOWLEDGE ON PROJECTS

  • Requirements are inherent to Change

Thumb Rules

  • Solve Client Problem Only by Our IT Solution
  • Be like a lotus in the mud
  • Never take tensions but pass on the tensions
  • Requirements hurried- Project buried
  • Never Criticize any stake holder- appreciate them even for their small efforts

DO’s and Dont as BA

Challenging Area of BA

BA Inherent Skills(Business Analyst Competencies)

  • Business Communication
  • Supplier Management
  • Leadership
  • Conflict Management

SDLC Methodologies and Models

  • Sequential- Waterfall
  • Iterative-RUP (Rational Unified Process)
  • Evolutionary- Spiral
  • Agile-Extreme Programming, Scrum

Documents

The Documents/Templates you may find in a software Development Project.

  1. Request for Proposal (RFP)
  2. Request for Information (RFI)
  3. Request for Quotation (RFQ)
  4. Business Case
  5. Statement of work (SOW)
  6. Stakeholders Document
  7. Kick off Meeting Report (KOM)
  8. Software Development Plan (Tasks and Resources)
  9. Project Plan (Using MPP)
  10. Quality Plan
  11. Business Requirement Document (BRD)
  12. User Requirement Document (URD)
  13. Functional Requirement Specification (FRS)
  14. Supplementary Specification Document (SSD)
  15. Software Requirement Specification (SRS)
  16. Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
  17. Functional Requirement Document (FRD)
  18. Solution Document
  19. High Level Design Document (HDD)
  20. Application Design Document (ADD)
  21. Low Level Design Document (LDD)
  22. Component Design Document (CDD)
  23. Use Case Description Document- Use Case specs
  24. Change Tracker (CT)
  25. Change Request log
  26. Status Reporting
  27. Checklists
  28. Test Strategy
  29. Test Plan
  30. Test Case Document- Test Scripts
  31. Client Acceptance Form
  32. Project Closure Document
  33. Fit For Support Document
  34. User manuals

Banking Domain

  • ACAMS- Associates of certified Anti Money Laundering Specialists
  • CII
  • FPSB India
  • GARP-Global Association of Risk Professionals
  • Globecon
  • ICAI- Institute of Charterend Accountants of India
  • ICB- Institute of Certified Bankers
  • IIBF
  • LOMA
  • NASD
  • NSE
  • Retail Banking
  • SII- Securities and Investment Institute
  • Zoologic/Edutech

Telecom Domain

  • Infocomm
  • NORTEL
  • Tonex

Aviation Domain

  • DO-178B Certification in Military Projects
  • DO-254 Overview & Process Flow

Insurance Domain

  • INS-21,INS-22 & INS-23
  • American Institute of American Certifications
  • AICPCU- American Institute of CPCU And IIA-Insurance Institute of America
  • CII
  • LOMA
  • SII- Securities & Investment Institute

Automobile

  • Vector CANtech Training
  • Dealer Management Training

Engineering Services Domain

  • EMCI
  • IPC Designers Council
  • PDMA
  • Society of American Value Engineering SAVE international

Infrastructure Domain

  • Nortel Certification
  • HR Certification
  • AHRD- Academy for Human Resource Development
  • Human Resource Certification Institute
  • Certified payroll professional
  • International Public Management Association for Human Resource (IPMA)
  • International society for Performance Improvement (ISPI)
  • National Association of personnel Services certification
  • World at work

Retail Domain

  • National Professional Certification in customer service
  • National Professional Certification in Retail Management

Appendix C1- Domains List

BFSI stands for Banking , Financial Services and Insurance

  • Banking ,Insurance,Financial
  • Health Care
  • Retail Telecom
  • Aviation
  • Real Estate
  • Sales
  • Construction
  • Gaming
  • Education &e-Learning
  • CRM

Utilities industry incorporates companies which offer service like electric power, stearn supply natural gas and sewage removal,

Utilities sector is now mainly concentrating on a major change by anticipating a world with a

HEALTH CARE DOMAIN

  • Academy for health care executives.
  • American collage of healthcare executives (ACHE)
  • American society for quality
  • DICOM
  • Facets
  • GIAC HIPAA security implementation
  • HIPAA
  • HI7
  • ARGUS oracle healthcare software training,
  • Extreme Programming
  • Scrum 20
  • BA role in Agile Scrum

OOA and UML

Learning OOA

  • Object
  • Class
  • Component
  • Package
  • Subsystems

Implementing OOA

  • Abstraction
  • Encapsulation
  • Inheritance
  • Polymorphism
  • Relationships
  • Message Sending

 Leaning UML

  • Mostly used diagrams by BA

BA Completeness Skill Areas

  • BA directives
  • BA Competencies
  • SDLC
  • Technical Skill OOA, UML
  • Functional Skills- Domain#
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Tools & Documents
  • BA Contribution in Projects

Testing Notes

  • Unit Testing: by Developer
  • Black box Testing: Functional and Module level
  • Ad hoc testing: Random Testing----no particular process
  • White box Testing: Very detailed—into the code
  • Exploratory: ad hoc testing with some purpose/Goal
  • Front End: for web based applications
  • Back End: database level
  • Regression: Testing again and again the same application
  • UAT: User Acceptance testing
  • Integration: testing the interaction of 2 or more than 2 modules at a time
  • System Testing: Testing all the modules together

 

Company Specific Templates

Every Company will have their own set of templates for all documents that are to be used in a project. You are required to access these templates and prepare the concerring Documents.

  • Documentation Tools
  • MS office
  • Think Free
  • Adobe Buzzword
  • Zoho Writer

Company Specific Templates

  • UML Drawing Tools
  • MS Visio
  • Rational Rose
  • Smart Draw
  • Visua- paradigm
  • Magic Draw
  • Concent Draw
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Argo UML
  • Star UML
  • Case Complete
  • Screen Capturing Tools
  • Snagit
  • Change Management Tools
  • Rational Clear quest
  • Perforce
  • Affiniti
  • Brainstorming Tools
  • Evernate- A note taking brainstorming & webclipping tool
  • Free Mind – Free Mind is free mind mapping software written in java
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Meeting Sense
  • SDLC Tools
  • Microsoft Project Plan (MPP)
  • Pivotal Tracker-Agile
  • Rational Focal Point
  • ALM Complete
  • Data Base Tools
  • Microsoft Access
  • Erwin Data Modeler
  • MySQL Workbench
  • SQLyog
  • PHP My Admin
  • Navicat
  • Microsoft Sql Server 2008Management Studio Express
  • Reporting Tools
  • Rational SODA
  • Telerik
  • jReport
  • sql server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
  • Active Reports
  • Oracle Reports
  • Crystal Reports
  • Requirements Management Tool
  • Rational Requisite Pro
  • Serena Requirements Manager
  • Prototyping Tools- Wireframe Tools
  • Justinimind Prototyper
  • Wire Frame Sketecher
  • Axure
  • Iplotz
  • Pidoco
  • Pencil
  • Microsoft Expression Blend
  • iRise
  • Business Modeling Tools
  • Active Modeler
  • Ebpmn
  • Agilpro
  • iServer
  • Oracle Business Process Analysis (BPA) Suite
  • Software Developement Process Model RUP
  • Reconile
  • Analyst Pro
  • IBM DOORS (Dynamic Object Oriented system)
  • Contour,Caliber
  • Blueprint
  • Ideascope (feedback)
  • Optimal Trace
  • iRise
  • Configuration (Version Control) Tools
  • VSS (Visual Source safe)
  • Win CVS (concurrent Versions Systems)
  • Rational Clear case
  • Changeman (mainframes)
  • Serena PVCS (polytron Version Control System)
  • TFS (Team Foundation Server)
  • Testing Tools
  • Win Runner,Load Runner
  • Test Manage,Testing Anywhere
  • Bugzilla,Silk Test
  • Rational Robot
  • HP quality Centre
  • QTP (Quick test Professional)
  • Analysis Tools
  • Google Analytics- Web Analytics tool
  • Oracle OLAP (online Analytical Processing) Oracle 11g
  • SSAS – Microsoft SQL Server Analytical Services
  • Web FOCUS
  • SQL Server Profiler
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • TOGAF (the open Group Architecture Frame Works)
  • ProVision

National Association of Medical Staff Services

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board

National Indian Child Welfare Association Medical Representatives Certification Commission International Association of Forensic Nurses

  • PACs
  • RAPS-regulatory affairs professional society
  • National council of state boards of nursing (NCSBN)
  • Commission on graduates of foreign nursing schools
  • National accreditation for hospital & health care providers
  • Joint commission international standards
  • Medical coding certified professional coder(CPC)
  • Regulatory affairs certification training
  • American board of certification for gastroenterology nurses
  • Board of certification for the athletic trainer

Board of laser safety