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Business Analysis
Business analysis is the set of tasks and techniques used to work as a liaison among stakeholders in order to understand the structure, policies, and operations of an organization, and to recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.

Contents:
Chapter-1 Introduction to Business Analysis
What is Business Analysis Body of Knowledge? - What is Business Analysis? - Key Concepts - Knowledge Areas - Tasks – Techniques - Underlying Competencies - Other Sources of Business Analysis Information

Chapter-2 Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring
Plan Business Analysis Approach - Conduct Stakeholder Analysis - Plan Business Analysis Activities - Plan Business Analysis Communication - Plan Requirements Management Process - Manage Business Analysis Performance

Chapter-3 Elicitation
Prepare for Elicitation - Conduct Elicitation Activity - Document Elicitation Results - Confirm Elicitation Results

Chapter-4 Requirements Management
Manage Solution, Scope & Requirements - Manage Requirements Traceability- Maintain Requirements for Re-use - Prepare Requirements Package - Communicate Requirements

Chapter-5 Enterprise Analysis
Define Business Need - Assess Capability Gaps - Determine Solution Approach - Define Solution Scope - Define Business Case

Chapter-6 Requirements Analysis
Prioritize Requirements - Organize Requirements - Specify and Model Requirements - Define Assumptions and Constraints - Verify Requirements - Validate Requirements

Chapter-7 Solution Assessment & Validation
Assess Proposed Solution - Allocate Requirements - Assess Organizational Readiness - Define Transition Requirements - Validate Solution - Evaluate Solution Performance

Chapter-8 Underlying Competencies
Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving - Behavioral Characteristics - Business Knowledge - Communication Skills - Interaction Skills - Software Applications

Chapter-9 Techniques
Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria Definition – Benchmarking – Brainstorming - Business Rules Analysis - Data Dictionary and Glossary - Data Flow Diagrams - Data Modeling - Decision Analysis - Document Analysis – Estimation - Focus Groups - Functional Decomposition - Interface Analysis – Interviews - Lessons Learned Process - Metrics and Key Performance Indicators - Non-functional Requirements Analysis - Observation Organization Modeling - Problem Tracking - Process Modeling – Prototyping - Requirements Workshops - Risk Analysis - Root Cause Analysis - Scenarios and Use Cases- Scope Modeling - Sequence Diagrams - State Diagrams - Structured Walkthrough - Survey/Questionnaire - SWOT Analysis - User Stories - Vendor Assessment