how to transition from java developer to successful business analyst?

 
 
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I’m a portal developer, gone for java courses but I’m not utilizing what i have learned from the courses because there isn’t work to do and now i want to do business analysis.

i would very much appreciate your assistance as to what i need to do to be a successful business analyst. thanks.

Coaching for how to transition from java developer to successful business analyst

If you have the skills to be a Java Developer and are not finding any work, it may simply be a matter of needing to develop confidence in your skill.

how to qualify for ba role in retail banking

 
 
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I am currently working with a Bank as a Relationship Manager.

I am presently looking for a change in profile. I am interested in the role of a Business Analyst.

There are openings for Business Analyst in Retail Banking Domain.

I have 4 years of experience in Retail Banking Sales but no IT experience.

I would like to know if I would qualify for a BA role and how I would have to prepare for the interview.

Awaiting your expert advice.

The Right Study Program for Professional Business Analysts Is?

 
 
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This post answers a question submitted by Elena who is “looking for the right study program for becoming a professional business analyst”.

There is an old comedy sketch quoted by many that tells of a young man asking directions in New York City.

He stops a man on the street and asks, “How do I get to Carnegie Hall?” to which the man replies, “practice, my son practice.

That is how it is with becoming a professional business analyst. Practice and proven performance are looked upon with more favor than a degree or certification, even the much touted MBA.

While a resume’ filled with degrees looks good, those hiring in the Business Analyst industry are actually more interested in your performance on the job in the face of constant changes in the industry!

how do i acquire formal business analysis education or training?

 
 
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How do i acquire the formal business analysis education or training?

How much time I need to spend for such type of training? 

Kindly guide in this matter. thanks & Regards,

How To Acquire Formal Business Analysis Training or Education

Imagine allowing a surgeon to operate on your heart or your brain when he has not yet been exposed to hands-on experience or practice. That would be ludicrous!

He may have sat through lectures or read medical books, but from the patient’s perspective, until he receives that hands-on skill-base training; there is too much to risk.

moving to business analyst from sqa (software quality assurance) job

 
 
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I am looking to have my Software Quality Assurance (SQA) team become more of business analysts.

I would like to receive any information on training I can add to their development plans.

How To Change Roles From Software Quality Assurance (SQA) To Business Analysis!

Much of what a business analyst does can overlap the job duties your Software Quality Assurance Analyst (SQA) team is already performing.

For instance, some organizations require that the business analyst be responsible for all or part of the software testing such as user acceptance testing.

what is the career path to a business analyst consultant from sales

 
 
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I am trying to plan my it path to set me up as a consultant for retirement.

I have worked as network infrastructure , security, hw/sw design install, pre-sales, sales, sales Mngt, and now run a sales division.

Always been in IT in some capacity. I am now. Seeing a large need for business analysts, Mngt consultants and gis techs and wondered how one would start down this path?

Any help would be appreciated

Transfering Skills from Information Technology (IT) Architect To Business Analyst

Transfering Skills from Information Technology (IT) Architect To Business Analyst
 
 
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Transferring To Business Analyst From Information Technology Architect

If you are interested in making the leap by transferring your skills to a new industry, read the rest of this post!

Although each career is different, there are still basic principles that apply whenever you transition to a new job, career or industry. These include:

  1. Identifying the transferable professional skills that are common to both industries, jobs or careers

  2. Updating your resume so that it reflects where you are going to and not where you are coming from

after senior business analyst, what is next?

 
 
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After 29 years, my position (Business Systems Analyst) is being eliminated due to outsourcing.

Coaching on how to discover your passion for business analysts

The old saying, “when one door shuts another one opens” may sound a bit trite until you’re looking face-to-face with a closed door and cannot figure out how to open up a new one.

You’ve done the job of business systems analyst for several years, and you’ve presumably done it well.

But, now it has ended.

Whether it’s because of outsourcing or some other reason, what is your next step in opening up a new door?

how can i improve my Business Analyst communication skills?

 
 
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how can i improve my communication skills?

how to improve business analyst communication skills

Good communication skills, both verbal and written, are vital in any field but is especially important to a business analyst.

Imagine having a great idea but being too unskilled in your manner of communication to be able to explain it to others.

One cause of poor communication skills is not having confidence to verbally express your thoughts.

Another, however, is the person who presents his or her ideas in such a condescending or aggressive manner that others fear an encounter in communications with you.

how to learn business analysis without formal education or training?

 
 
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My problem is that I am in my 40s and have lost direction.

For 10 years I worked as a researcher with a university, I then moved to the provate sector and was employed as a business analyst for a number of years – although the role was a mix of business and data analysis.

I set up a small business, in which again I used my business analysis experience in gathering requirements in order to develop a US based software to UK requirements.

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