Agreement on concepts and their relationships prevents misunderstandings.

How can business analysts avoid misunderstandings and streamline the discovery of business needs in a new domain? Savvy analysts come to terms with stakeholder terminology, starting with a glossary.

Business analysts and architects often learn a new vocabulary during discovery — the business domain’s terminology. Often, stakeholders use terms without…

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A successful career makes the most of one’s talent, value, and motivation. What motivates a business analyst with exceptional talent? The desire to improve a business’s processes and the value it provides its customers.

Before a business analyst starts on a solution for a business, he or she knows its…

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