Videos For Business Analysts
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Business Analyst Job Search During A Pandemic • Conversation With IT Recruiter Dean Kulaweera
Understanding the job market is more important now than ever before. Dean Kulaweera joins us in this conversation to talk about his perspective of job searching during a pandemic, the inner workings of the job market, and much more.
BA Candidate Spotlight Interviews
Business Analysis Leader / Product Manager • Interview With Simon Wild
Many business analysts aspire to move up the organization into business analysis leadership roles. In this interview, Simon Wild brings his 20+ years of experience with him to shed some light for us on the things that BA leaders have to think about when managing analysts and products.
Business Analyst Interview With Rishi Poptani • Senior Business Analyst (Capital Markets Domain)
Business analyst interviews can be stressful, but there are things you can do to improve your chances of success. This is an example of how to perform well by answering the most common business analysis interview questions asked of senior business analysts.
Business Analysts Jobs
SAP Business Analyst • What SAP Module Should Business Analysts Specialize In?
SAP is perhaps the largest and most well known of the COTS Enterprise System providers. If you’re a business analyst who’s considering a career path for an SAP functional analyst, then you might find this video helpful for planning your business analyst career.
Senior Business Analyst With Infrastructure Domain Knowledge ($80K to $105K)
Business analyst job postings can be a wealth of information for the interview. In this video, you’ll see how the information from the job posting can give you things to talk to your interviewer about to make yourself stand out from other candidates.
Business Analyst With Accounting Domain Knowledge (member request)
Understanding business analyst job postings can save you valuable time during your job search. Your ability to quickly decide if the job is a good fit will help you better focus your time and attention on the roles that are going to a better chance of success.
Junior Business Analyst With Actuarial Science Domain Knowledge
Understanding job postings from employers is a critical skill you need to possess when you’re looking for a business analyst role. In this video, I do a detailed walkthrough of a job posting for a Jr Business Analyst role with a background in Actuarial Science for Prudential Financial in New Jersey.
Agile Software Development For Business Analysts
Agile Business Analysis • When To Use Agile Methodology
Agile is a methodology that sounds great in theory but is rather hard to implement in reality. The majority of companies in the industry use either waterfall or a hybrid waterfall/agile methodology
Business Analysts On Agile Projects • Should they be part of the SCRUM team?
There are misconceptions about business analysts’ role in the scrum team on agile projects. Before the backlog opens or sprints are kicked off, there’s a certain amount of requirements and business architecture that needs to take place.
Agile Myth vs. Agile Reality • An Interview With Dean Kulaweera
Agile software development is one of the most widely misunderstood concepts in the IT industry. This video starts off with some basic definitions and then we move quickly into answering some of the most fundamental questions about the agile software development philosophy.
Waterfall vs. Agile • Software Development Philosophies
Business analysts should understand the difference between the two main methodologies used to deliver software to the customer. The methodology affects everything that business analysts do, from requirements planning, to document structure and stakeholder analysis.
Business Analyst Skills
Estimating Your Analysis Work • Progressive Elaboration For Business Analysts
Estimating is one of the trickiest activities of the BA profession. It’s part art and part science. In this video, I’ll offer you some guidance on how to produce your estimates for your analysis work, and more importantly, how to negotiate your timelines with your project manager.
Business Requirements vs. Functional Specifications • BRD vs. SRS
One of the most difficult judgment calls that a business analyst has to make is where to draw the line between a business requirement and a functional specification. In this video, I offer you some guidelines to help you make this judgment call on your own project.
SQL for the Business Analysts • How Important Is This Skill For Business Analysts?
SQL is one of the core skills that business system analysts will need to have. In this video, we explain what SQL is, and provide a few examples of when the business analyst is required to use it.
Risk Management For Business Analysts
The requirements process is fraught with risk and the business analyst plays a critical part in managing this risk for the project.