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BABOK Enterprise Analysis

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1. The Enterprise Analysis Activities? 1) _______________; 2) CFS: Conducting Feasibility Studies; 3) DPS: Determining Project Scope; 4) PBC: Preparing ttheeh Business Case; 5) CIRA: Conducting the Initial Risk Assessment; 6) PDP: Preparing theDecision

2. In the EA Activity - Launching New Project - what are the Deliverables?

3. In the EA Strategic Planning - the BA needs to (1) ___________________; (2) Fully Understand Current Enterprise Strategies.

4. The Business Architecture describes: 1) Business Strategy; 2) ___________________; 3) High level business environment through process or functional view; 4) Technological environment; 5) External environment.

5. The 8 S________________: 1) DAS: Develop Alternate Solutions; 2) ETO: Evaluate Technology Options; 3) FSS: Facilitate the Selection of a Solution: 4) EUS: Ensure the Usability of theSolution; 5) SQAP: Support theQuality Assurance Process; 6) SIS: Sup

6. What does the Business Architecture define?

7. In the EA Activity - Business Architecture Development - the BAs (1) Use Information from Strategic Plan and Goals (2) Lead Development and ________________.

8. In the EA Activity - Feasibility Studies - what are the Deliverables?

9. In the EA Acitivity - Strategic Plan Development - ______: (1) Conduct Competitive Analysis; (2) Benchmark Studies to servve as Input to Strategic Planning Process; (3) Plan/Facilitate Strategic Planning Sessions.

10. The Strategic Planning Focus: _______________ AND Provide Foundation to Select/Prioritize Programs/Projects.

11. Outputs from Enterprise Analysis will become ________ to: a) Requirements Planning and Management; b) Requirements Elicitation/Gathering; c) Requirements Communication.

12. Business Analyst collaborates with ____________ to build a Strong Relationship between the Business and Technical Communities when Implementing a New IT-Enabled Business Solution.

13. The Activities in Enterprise Analysis: (1) Strategic Plan Development; (2) ______________ (3) Business Architecture Developoment; (4) Feasibility Studies; (5) Business Case Development; (6) New Project Proposal; (7) Selecting and Prioritizing New Bus

14. The Enterprise Architecture consists of five architectures: 1) Business Architecture; 2) Information Architecture; 3) ____________ Architecture; 4) Technology Architecture; 5) Security Architecture

15. Higher-level statements of Goals - Objectives - Needs of Enterprise.

16. As PM matures into Critical Management Discipline - Orgs realize that _______.

17. In the EA Activity - Strategic Goal Development - who is the owner?

18. Business Architecture considered to be: __________ used to understand the current state and plans for the future state of the enterprise.

19. In the EA Activity - _______________ - what are the Deliverables? (1) Executive Prsentation; (2) Decision Package

20. In the EA Activity - Tracking Project Benefits - who is the owner? Business ___________

21. For Management to _____________ they need: 1) Accurate - (2) Consistent - (3) Useful Information about new ventures and currently funded ventures.

22. The attributes of a low-to-moderate risk project type: 1) ______________; 2) Schedule undergos variations - but deadlines are firm; 3) Complexity small: difficult to understand or solution is difficult to achieve/unclear; 4) Some direct business impa

23. The 3 ____________________ Techniques: 1) DBM: Data and Behavior Models; 2) P/FM: Process / Flow Models; 3) UM: Usage Models

24. In the EA Activity - Managing Projects for Value - what are the Deliverables?

25. In the EA Activity - Launching New Project - the BAs (1) ___________________. (2) During Project Initiation/Planning Processes - Elicit - Analyze - Document - Validate business Requirements AND Collaborate with System Architect during Intiial Design

26. Through Business Analysis Practices - _____________ is: (1) Gathered - (2) Analyzed - (3) Prepared in form of Decision Package for new projects.

27. (1) Invest in most Valuable Projects; (2) Planning - Executing - Controlling project Activities to Attain The Business Value As Early As Possible.

28. In the EA Activity Business Case Development - what are the Deliverables?

29. Information Compiled as a Result of Enterprise Analysis Facilitates: _____________ that Manifest themselves in Programs and Supporting Projects.

30. n the EA Activity - Tracking Project Benefits - BAs (1) Ensure Metrics and Measurements are in place; (2) Ensure Metrics and Measurements have been Analyzed and Reported to Business Sponsor to Track ____________________ as Documented in the Business

31. In the EA Activity - Tracking Project Benefits - what are the Deliverables?

32. What is the level of enterprise analysis needed for a _______________: 1) Modified set of enterprise analysis deliverables: a) Minimally a full Business Case; b) some Business Architecture activities

33. In the EA Activity - New Project Proposal - BAs (1) Collect relevant Info about Proposed new Project; (2) _________________; (3) Provide Decision Package to Business Sponsor to propose New Project to Organizational Project Investment Governance Body.

34. The level of enterprise analysis needed for a ______________: 1) Full set of enterprise analysis deliverables: a) Business Architecture; b) Feasibility Study; c) Business Case; d) Risk Rating; e) Decision Package

35. The Strategic Planning Process provides ______________ in which Enterprise Analysis is Conducted.

36. The Requirements Planning and Management Activities: 1) ____________; 2) DBAWDS: Define Business Analyst Work Division Strategy; 3) DRRA: Define Requirements Risk Approach; 4) DPC: Determine Planning Considerations; 5) SRA: Select Requirements Activi

37. (1) Why a Project is Initiated; (2) What a Project will Achieve; (3) Metrics used to Measure Success.

38. Collection of Pre-Project Activities to Capture Future view of Business to provide Context to Project Requirements Elicitation - and Solution Design for Given Initiative or long-term Planning.

39. What does Strategic Planning Serve to Establish?

40. Things defined in the Strategic Planning Role: _______________ in Terms of (1) Vision - (2) Mission - (3) Strategic Goals.

41. In the EA Activity - Selecting and Prioritizing New Business Opportunities - who is the owner?

42. In the EA Activity - Managing Projects for Value - BAs (1) Works in Partnership with PM to Update Business Case at key checkpoint control gate reviews to ________________ to Help Determine whether to Continue to Invest in Project.

43. Enterprise Analysis Activities end after benefits of Project Outcomes are _______________.

44. In the EA Activity - _________________ - who is the owner? Business Analyst

45. The Requirements Elicitation Task

46. Set of documentation that defines an organization's current and future capabilities;

47. The attributes of a significant - high risk project type: 1) 12 - 24 months; 2) _____________; 3) Problem and solution difficult to define/understand and solution difficult to achieve; 4) Affects core service delivery or directly relates to key initi

48. KA of BABOK that Describes Business Analysis Activities need for organizations to (1) Identify Business Opportunities - (2) Build Business Architecture Framework - (3) Determine Optimum Project Investment Path - including New Business and Technical S

49. In the EA Activity - Business Architecture Development - who is the Owner?

50. Enterprise Analysis Activities continue until Information is gathered to ___________ and Supporting Projects to Management for go/no go Decision to (1) Select - (2) Prioritize - (3) Fund new project.