The Shifting Role of Business Analyst as an Agent of Change, Communication and Collaboration

Top 10 Business Analysis Trends for 2016

Business analysts are experiencing a paradigm shift of their roles and moving away from being characterized as simply a tactical, check-the-box process. In this evolution, practitioners of the business analysis discipline have ever-increasing opportunities to contribute to their organization’s overall process and in doing so, advance the profession and deliver business value to the businesses they serve.

Top 10 Business Analysis Trends for 2016 discusses:

  • Building better business cases that set up projects for success and avoid ones doomed to fail
  • Increased focus on business benefits, less on project activities
  • Delivering better results from IT investments

Today’s business climate requires project-based work be executed with more coordination and agility than ever before. The business analyst’s skilled interaction with stakeholders throughout the organization facilitates the critical need to bridge the gap between strategy and execution.