The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) describes the role as “a liaison among stakeholders in order to understand the structure, policies, and operations of an organization, and to recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.”

Many graduates after receiving an ICT degree or a diploma expect to fit into this role immediately, and suddenly find it difficult to define what it is they are meant to do. We have seen students who don’t think they should be doing certain tasks, as it doesn’t define them in the high role they expect.

So we found this great article which is well worth spending the time on to read and go through. Especially the first step, which talks about “menial tasks”. Yes that’s right, even with a fancy job title, you will still be expected to rise above a process that you may well consider being beneath your role.

Ten Steps to Becoming a Bad-Ass Business Analyst

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