In my 15 years as a business consultant working in Perth, I have come to understand that every successful IT or business project has included business analysis.
Yep, that’s a big statement. You may think that this is said in self-importance or with self-serving intentions, but I assure you this is not the case.
To qualify my statement, even if a team doesn’t have someone charged with the title “business analyst”, or a BA is not a dedicated role on a team, it doesn’t mean that this critical work is not being done. There are many consultants, solution architects and developers that have the skills and experience.
Business analysis involves liaising with various stakeholders to understand an organisation’s needs, structure, policies, and operations to find solutions that help the organisation achieve its objectives.
Often, this requires analysis and communication of business requirements, identifying areas for process improvement and organisational change, strategic planning and analysis and working to drive an organisation to its desired future state through implementation of business solutions (technical and non-technical).
This may be because:
An organisation has missed the opportunity to implement the right solution that best meets their needs:
A solution has not been implemented well, and so has not been fully utilised or adopted by users:
Need someone to help you with a business problem or need some business analyst capability on your agile project? I have loved working as a business consultant in Perth for 15 years and am ready to chat through more and provide assistance where I can. Get in touch.