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Security

Why BAs Must Carefully Consider Authentication and Authorization

Learn what these non-functional requirements mean and why Business Analysts need to carefully consider them when leading their teams’ development efforts.
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Productivity & Collaboration

How to Use Process Modeling to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

Process modeling is very flexible, can help you better understand current processes, and can help you document desired future states of processes.
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Productivity & Collaboration

How to Use Metrics and KPIs to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

Metrics and KPIs are among the primary techniques for anything related to BI. If you can measure it, you can report on it. The key is picking the right ones.
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Productivity & Collaboration

10 Communication Tips for Business Analysis and Project Success

Communication is critical for effective business analysis and project success. Try these tips to improve communication with your stakeholders and project team.
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Productivity & Collaboration

How to Use Decision Modeling to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

As it applies to Business Intelligence, decision modeling can be used to build out the repeatable decision logic for what to show on reports and dashboards.
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How to Use Data Flow Diagrams to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

Data modeling discovers your scope, identifies gaps, and is easily understood. But it doesn’t dig into the details so it must be supplemented with other models.
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Productivity & Collaboration

How to Use Data Dictionaries to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

Data dictionaries are great tools for any data project, but they must be maintained to continue being useful. Here's how to get the most out of them.
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Productivity & Collaboration

Using Business Rules Analysis to Model and Analyze BI Requirements

If you have many Business Rules, using this technique will help you ensure you are applying all the Business Rules to your project and across the organization.
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Productivity & Collaboration

6 Hybrid Business Analyst Combinations

If you're considering becoming some form of BA hybrid, you won't be sorry. Adding new tools to your arsenal will make you more flexible, marketable & valuable.
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Productivity & Collaboration

How Business Analysts Engage and Collaborate with Stakeholders

You will learn several different techniques you can use to help identify and engage all stakeholders that should be involved for the success of the initiative.
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