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BABOK Enterprise Analysis

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1. In the EA Activity - Strategic Plan Development - what are the Deliverables?

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

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

4. 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

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

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

7. Business Requirements for future project investments which are also Documented.

8. Investigative - Feasibility - or Business Architecture Endeavor; Managed as Stand-Alone Project.

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

10. 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.

11. 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

12. 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.

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

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

15. The level of enterprise analysis needed for a ____________: 1) Simplified set of enterprise analysis deliverables: a) Simplified Business Case; b) some Business Architecture to provide context.

16. 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

17. 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.

18. Living - Breathing Document that Changes as Business Needs Evolve.

19. What does the Business Architecture define?

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

21. In the EA Activity - Business Architecture Development - what are the Deliverables?

22. In the Activity - Strategic Goal Development - Sr. BA's _______________

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

24. 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

25. In the EA Activity Business Case Development - who is the ______? Business Analyst

26. Begin fter Executive Team Develops Strategic Plans and Goals

27. _________________________- considered during the Strategic Planning Process: (1) Investigate Current Strategy as related to Environmental and Market Trends; (2) Assess Current Technology Structure and Strategies to Ensure Fit with Business Vison; (3)

28. In the EA Activity - Launching New Projects - who is the owner?

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

30. 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

31. In the EA Activity - Feasibility Studies - who is the owner?

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

33. The 10 Requirements Elicitation Techniques: 1) BS: Brainstorming; 2) _______________; 3) FG: Focus Group; 4) IA: Interface Analysis; 5) I: Interview; 6) O: Observation; 7) P: Prototyping; 8) RW: Requirements Workshop; 9) RE: Reverse Engineering; 10)

34. The Requirements Elicitation Task

35. Why are Companies adopting the practice of Professional Business Analysis? To ___________.

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

37. 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

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

39. Business Architecture provides ____________ that guides selection and management of programs/projects.

40. In the EA Activity - Feasibility Studies - BAs (1) Collaborate with SME; (2) Facilitate team to (a) Identify Solutions; (b) Examine Feasibility of Each Option; (c) _______________

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

42. In the EA Activity Business Case Development - BAs (1) ____________ - Business sponsor - Business Representatives - IT Management; (2) Scope proposed project; (3) Make Time and cost Estimates; (4) Quantify Business Benefits; (5) Prepare Business Cas

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

44. 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

45. In the EA Activity - Strategic Plan Development - who is the owner?

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

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

48. The 7 _______________: 1) CRCP: Create a Requirements Communication Plan; 2) MRC: Manage Requirements Conflicts; 3) DARF: Determine Appropriate Requirements Format; 4) CRP: Create a Requirements Package; 5) CRP: Conduct a Requirements Presentation; 6

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

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