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I am looking for accelerated training for the Business Analyst role.

Gaining hands on practice with business analyst tasks, and tools, in as short a period of time as possible – mastering the skills that are likely to be used most frequently and/or for the longest duration during a typical day – is the goal.

how to gain marketable or transferable business analyst skills

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Write Better Requirements

I do not want to get stuck in a narrow focus where skills cannot be transferred outside of the company or into another IT role.

how do I gain marketable or transferable business analyst skills?

Speaking a specific dialect of Chinese is great if you never leave the country, and the only people you speak to understand it.

Likewise, learning about your specific industry, or domain, is necessary to do your current job, but if you are looking to develop marketable skills to further your career as a business analyst, you must also also add skills that are transferable to any organization.

i want a career change from information technology to business analysis

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Ask A Business Analyst Question

I want to have a complete career change from Information Technology (IT) to Business Analysis

What Does a Business Analyst Do?

How To Change Careers from Information Technology To Business Analysis

Shifting careers can be a good choice if you are going after what you are passionate about. Are you passionate about a becoming a Business Analyst?

Have you put yourself in a position to spend some time around actual business analysts to become familiar and comfortable with what they do?

i want to learn how to gather requirements for an enterprise system?

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Write Better Requirements

I am trying to gain enough technical awareness to assist in the gathering of requirements for an enterprise information system.

How to gather requirements for an enterprise system

One of the steps a business analyst uses in offering sound solutions to a business problem is the requirements phase.

This process is much like mining for gold in knowing how to determine what requirements are truly valuable and important, like real gold, and knowing what to throw back, as fools gold.

This phase consists of eliciting (gathering) the requirements, analyzing the requirements and documenting the requirements.

how can i move forward in becoming a ba?

certified book smart, now what?
certified book smart, now what?

I am an engineer in electronics then I got my MBA (Marketing & IT)

I studied subjects like data mining, Business Intelligence, landed in a wrong job through placements in my college.

Right now working in HCL a reputed brand of system Integrator, all things sounds very rosy

However for the past 6 months i have learned nothing, I guess I was the top performer during my training at the company.

I feel i have enough qualification to become a BA and I will do whatever it takes.

i don’t want to be a technical business analyst!

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Ask A BA Question

I was hired as a Business Analyst but have had to do more technical management and support.

This would be fine if I wanted to gain experience managing networks, interfaces, upgrades, etc.

But, I want to gain more BA experience.

How Not To Be A Technical Business Analyst

Don’t undervalue your current work experience because it can help you realize your dreams.

Every so often you will hear in the news how someone accidentally, or unknowingly, donated a valuable item to a thrift store because they didn’t see the value in it.

How to start my career as an IT Business Analyst?

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Ask A Business Analyst Question
I am a B.E. Graduate in Telecommunication Engineering with almost no experience.

I want to start my career as a Business Analyst in the Information Technology (IT) Sector.

How do I start so that i can fulfill my wish?

How To Start My Career As An IT Business Analyst

To begin a career as an Information Technology (IT) Business Analyst, it will be important to concentrate on specific software-related skills as well as learning what a business analyst does aside from IT.

I want to move in the direction of functional business analyst

Hi, I have 5+ years OF experience in development as a senior software engineer over Microsoft technology.

I want to leave development as I am not interested in doing that anymore.

I want to move in the direction of functional business analyst or project manager. Please suggest to me what other area are suitable.

I have a good background experience in technology and I am pursuing a PMP certification too.


For someone with a background in technology, there are many choices for continuing your career in an area of specialized professionalism.