Business Analysts (BAs) are responsible for bridging the gap between IT and the business using data analytics to assess processes, determine requirements and deliver data-driven recommendations and reports to executives and stakeholders.
Business Analyst Job Description: BAs are responsible for creating new models that support business decisions by working closely with financial reporting and IT teams to establish initiatives and strategies to improve importing and to optimize costs.
Business Analyst Skills:
Business Analysis is a relatively new discipline in IT, a handful of organizations already offer certifications to help boost your resume and prove your merit as an analyst. Organizations such as the IIBA, IQBBA, IREB and PMI each offer their own tailored certification for business analysis. IIBA Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) IIBA Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) IIBA Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) IIBA Agile Analysis Certification (AAC) IQBBA Certified Foundation Level Business Analyst (CFLBA) IREB Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE) PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PBA)