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Business Analysis

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Throughout the business world, public, private and not-for-profit organisations face immense challenges. Business analysts must respond by developing practical, creative and financially sound solutions and this excellent guide gives them the necessary tools. It supports everyone wanting to achieve university and industry qualifications in business analysis and information ...more
ebook, Second Edition, 272 pages
Published July 7th 2010 by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT (first published April 1st 2006)
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Barry
Decent book covering the Business Analysis discipline. It's well written and quite thorough with just a few typos. It covers the general processes in business analysis projects from initiation, developing solutions and gathering and modelling requirements. It works very well as a companion volume to '99 Business Analysis' techniques which I can heartily recommend.

The book, coming form the British Computer Society does have a heavy accent on IT's usage in Business Change. Whilst that may be appro
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Steve Whiting
Recommended with some caveats. It's a good introduction to Business Analysis, and has a broad coverage of the subject. On the other hand, the coverage of most topics is pretty superficial - it would make a good first book, but anyone working as a business analyst is going to outgrow it pretty rapidly
Ankur
Apr 06, 2013 Ankur rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The official text for BCS certification path, it is a useful primer to the process of business analysis. It lacks case study questions, thus fails to give readers a chance to apply/practice their skills.
Sarah
I copy-edited the second edition for the publisher, working on screen in Microsoft Word. I liaised with the author to resolve editorial queries and returned the text edited and tagged ready for typesetting.
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