BABOK 3 - Tasks & Descriptions


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Describes the planning of business analysis work from creation or selection of a methodology to planning the individual activities, tasks, and deliverables. 3. Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 3.1 Plan Business Analysis Approach
Describes understanding which stakeholders are relevant to the change, what business analysts need from them, what they need from business analysts, and the best way to collaborate. 3. Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 3.2 Plan Stakeholder Engagement
Defines the components of business analysis that are used to support the governance function of the organization. It helps ensure that decisions are made properly and consistently, and follows a process that ensures decision makers have the information they need. 3. Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 3.3 Plan Business Analysis Governance
Defines how information developed by business analysts (including requirements and designs) is captured, stored, and integrated with other information for long-term use. 3. Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 3.4 Plan Business Analysis Information Management
Describes managing and monitoring how business analysis work is performed to ensure that commitments are met, and continuous learning and improvement opportunities are realized. 3. Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 3.5 Identify Business Analysis Performance Improvements
Ensures stakeholders have the info they need to provide and understand the nature of the activities they are going to perform. Also sets a shared set of expectations regarding the outcomes of the activity. May also involve identifying research sources or preparing to conduct an experiment to see if a process change actually results in an improvement. 4. Elicitation and Collaboration 4.1 Prepare for Elicitation
Describes the work performed to understand stakeholder needs and identify potential solutions that may meet those needs. This may involve direct interaction with stakeholders, doing research, or running experiments. 4. Elicitation and Collaboration 4.2 Conduct Elicitation
Ensures stakeholders have a shared understanding of the outcomes of elicitation, that elicited information is recorded appropriately, and that the business analyst has the information sought from an elicitation activity. Also involves comparing the info received with other information to look for inconsistencies or gaps. 4. Elicitation and Collaboration 4.3 Confirm Elicitation Results
Provides stakeholders with the information they need, at the time they need it. The information is presented in a useful form, using the right terminology and concepts. 4. Elicitation and Collaboration 4.4 Communicate Business Analysis Information
Describes working with stakeholders to engage them in the overall business analysis process and to ensure that the business analyst can deliver the outcomes needed. 4. Elicitation and Collaboration 4.5 Manage Stakeholder Collaboration
Analyzes and maintains the relationships between requirements, designs, solution components, and other work products for impact analysis, coverage, and allocation. 5. Requirements Life Cycle Management 5.1 Trace Requirements
Ensures that requirements and designs are accurate and current throughout the life cycle and facilitates reuse where appropriate. 5. Requirements Life Cycle Management 5.2 Maintain Requirements
Assesses the value, urgency, and risks associated with particular requirements and designs to ensure that analysis and/or delivery work is done on the most important ones at any given time. 5. Requirements Life Cycle Management 5.3 Prioritize Requirements
Evaluates new and changing stakeholder requirements to determine if they need to be acted on within the scope of a change. 5. Requirements Life Cycle Management 5.4 Assess Requirements Changes
Works with stakeholders involved in the governance process to reach approval and agreement on requirements and designs. 5. Requirements Life Cycle Management 5.5 Approve Requirements
Understands the business need and how it relates to the way the enterprise functions today. Sets a baseline and context for change. 6. Strategy Analysis 6.1 Analyze Current State
Defines goals and objectives that will demonstrate that the business need has been satisfied and defines what parts of the enterprise need to change in order to meet those goals and objectives. 6. Strategy Analysis 6.2 Define Future State
Understands the uncertainties around the change, considers the effect those uncertainties may have on the ability to deliver value through a change, and recommends actions to address risks where appropriate. 6. Strategy Analysis 6.3 Assess Risks
Performs a gap analysis between current and future state, assesses options for achieving the future state, and recommends the highest value approach for reaching the future state including any transition states that may be required along the way. 6. Strategy Analysis 6.4 Define Change Strategy
Describes a set of requirements or designs in detail using analytical techniques. 7. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 7.1 Specify and Model Requirements
Ensures that a set of requirements or designs has been developed in enough detail to be usable by a particular stakeholder, is internally consistent, and is of high quality. 7. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 7.2 Verify Requirements
Ensures that a set of requirements or designs delivers business value and supports the organization's goals and objectives. 7. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 7.3 Validate Requirements
Structures all requirements and designs so that they support the overall business purpose for a change and that they work effectively as a cohesive whole. 7. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 7.4 Define Requirements Architecture
Explores and describes different possible ways of meeting the need. 7. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 7.5 Define Design Options
Assesses the business value associated with a potential solution and compares different options, including trade-offs, to identify and recommend the solution option that delivers the greatest overall value. 7. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 7.6 Analyze Potential Value and Recommend Solution
Determines the most appropriate way to assess the performance of a solution, including how it aligns with enterprise goals and objectives, and performs the assessment. 8. Solution Evaluation 8.1 Measure Solution Performance
Examines information regarding the performance of a solution in order to understand the value it delivers to the enterprise and to stakeholders, and determines whether it is meeting current business needs. 8. Solution Evaluation 8.2 Analyze Performance Measures
Investigates issues within the scope of a solution that may prevent it from meeting current business needs. 8. Solution Evaluation 8.3 Assess Solution Limitations
Investigates issues outside the scope of a solution that may be preventing the enterprise from realizing the full value that a solution is capable of providing. 8. Solution Evaluation 8.4 Assess Enterprise Limitations
Identifies and defines actions the enterprise can take to increase the value that can be delivered by a solution. 8. Solution Evaluation 8.5 Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value
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