Frequently Asked Questions about Business Analysis

This FAQ page is your go-to resource for answers about Business Analysis. If you’re delving into the analytical depths of business processes, we’ve got a comprehensive collection of frequently asked questions to guide you.  

Explore these questions to gain insights, clarify doubts, and enhance your understanding of key concepts in the dynamic field of Business Analysis. If you have other questions, be sure to check out our frequently asked questions about Solution Architecture and Enterprise Architecture too.

What role does a Business Analyst play in an organization?

A Business Analyst (BA) plays a crucial role in bridging the gap between business needs and solutions. It is a varied job that varies greatly depending on the project you’re working on. It can be all about drafting requirements or outlining processes, but it could just as easily be about something completely different like preparing future IT applications.  

Want to know more about the Business Analyst role at Agile Architects? Read our day in the life interview with our experienced Business Analyst Steffi Coysman.  

What are the key responsibilities of a Business Analyst?

The key responsibilities of a Business Analyst (BA) can vary depending on the organisation, industry, and the specific project. The role is dynamic and requires a combination of analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills. 

Some of your responsibilities and skills may include understanding business objectives, conducting requirements analysis, writing documentation, communicating with several different stakeholders, data analysis, assessing solutions, change management, quality control, project management,…  

Are you curious to know how these skills are used in practice? Then read the testimonial of one of our most experienced business analysts Jochen Stals 

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