101+ Tools Used By Business Analysts (Free EBook)

101+ Tools for Business Analysts (Free EBook)
101+ Tools for Business Analysts (Free EBook)

Business Analysts use a number of tools to complete the tasks assigned to them.

While some business analysts for example, use word processors like Microsoft Word to document Requirements, UML or Use Cases, others use a dedicated Requirements Management tool like IBM’s – Rational RequisitePro.

When choosing a tool, business analysts are guided by a number of factors including:

  • Vendor – their personal or organizational experience with the vendor of that tool

  • Tool – their personal or organizational experience with the that specific tool

  • Popularity – how popular or widely used the tool is in their industry

  • Cost – how expensive it is to license the tool for business analysts in the organization

  • Task – the suitability of the tool for the task(s) the business analyst needs to perform

We have compiled for you a downloadable list of more than 101+ tools used by business analysts in the PDF document / ebook referenced below.

These business analysis tools are useful for a number of different tasks including:

  1. User Interface (UI) Modeling

  2. Reporting

  3. Software Testing & Defect Management

  4. Use Case and/or UML Modeling

  5. Business Process Automation & Modeling

  6. Change Management

  7. Configuration Management

  8. Documentation

  9. Presentation

  10. Requirements Analysis & Requirements Management

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2 Responses to "101+ Tools Used By Business Analysts (Free EBook)"

  1. Business Analysts Training   May 22, 2011 at 7:44 AM

    The Tools Used By A Business Analyst

    Some of the tools used by a business analyst include:

    • SDLC Tools like RUP – Rational Unified Process

    • Requirements Management Tools like Rational Requisite Pro, Microsoft Visio (MS Visio), Rational Rose

    • User Interface (UI) Modeling Tools like MS Visio, SnagIt, HTML, CSS

    • Reporting Tools like Crystal Reports, Microsoft Access, Business Objects

    • Software Testing & Defect Management Tools like Rational ClearQuest, Quick Test Professional (QTP)

    • Database Tools like Oracle, Sql Server, Microsoft Access

    • Spreadsheet Tools like Microsoft Excel

    • WordProcessing Tools like Microsoft Word (MSWord), Microsoft Works

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