Sunday, 28 July 2013

Roles & Responsibilities of a Business Analyst

Hey Guys... Today I am gonna share with you something special. Which you will not found anywhere else. Generally in every IT companies the employees like developers, testers are thinking "Yaar ye Admin team me log karte kya he"(What these admin guys are generally doing, What are their roles & responsibilities)
Yes, Let me share it with you according to my experience. Generally Business Analyst key responsibilities varies company to company. Different Organizations having different role setups for their BA's. Generally it varies according to Technicality and Non technicality.

        Even the designation name also varies company to company. Like: Business Analyst/ IT Analyst/ Software Analyst/ Business Development Executive/ System Analyst/ Software Consultant etc.

        Let me tell you the basic Roles and Responsibility of a BA.

  • 01) Client Requirement Analysis
  • 02) Client Co-ordination
  • 03) Documentation of Requirement (Ex: Requirement Study Documents, Minutes of Meetings/ MOM in short etc.)
  • 04) Technical Documentations (Ex: Proposal, SRS, User Manual etc.)
  • 05) Preparation of Architecture Diagrams (Ex: DFD, Context Diagram, Use Case, Process Flow etc.)
  • 06) Freeze Requirements
  • 07) Get client's approval on the SRS document
  • 08) Conduct joint meeting with developers and testers and other team members and Proper knowledge transfer to them
  • 09) Share SRS with developers and testers
  • 10) Fully Co-ordinate with developer & tester along with the client.
  • 11) Track Project Plan
  • 12) Conduct weekly review meetings for the development team to know development status and any risks
  • 13) Raise Risk alarms
  • 14) Status Reporting- Send Regular status report to client
  • 15) Schedule weekly call/meetings with clients and based on call prepare MOM
  • 16) Circulate MOM to all stake holders of the project
  • 17) Co-ordinate while UAT is going
  • 18) Track for application closure
  • 19) Project Completion and support
  • 20) Project Maintenance Support..

I will update more on Business Analyst & how to built career on this along with some important Interview questions in my future Blogs. Keep in touch.

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