Are Developers Qualified to Gather Business Requirements?

 
 

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I here this every day. If you don’t have recent experience as a developer you are not qualified to gather the detailed business requirements.

How can I prove that I can do this without an opportunity to show my work?

Answer

Business analysts come from a variety of backgrounds. Some have a vast knowledge of intricate software coding and developing. Others have more of an overall understanding of how software and an IT departments function.

Good Career Opportunities With Business Analyst Qualification

 
 

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I am software engineer currently working but i need to change my job profile to that of a Business Analyst (BA).

I have 2 years of experience in software development but i do not know anything about the Business Analyst (BA) job profile.

Also I am just a BE computer science graduate not an MBA as well

how do I get back into the workforce as a business analyst with fortune 500 experience?

 
 
Dealing With Unemployment Gaps in My Resume
Dealing With Unemployment Gaps in My Resume

Here is a question on: “how to get back into the business analyst workforce with fortune 500 consulting experience”

Hi,

I’m currently unemployed and have an employment gap on my resume.

I’ve worked as a business analyst for a fortune 500 consulting firm for less than 2 years in the past.

I’m trying to get back into the workforce and would like to know if business analysis classes / training will help me get my foot in the door.

Thank you!