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CBAP Business Analysis And Planning

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1. Uses history as a basis for estimating. It is similar to analogous estimation - but is used not only for the top-down estimate - but for the detailed tasks as well.

2. What are the techniques used in the task Manage Business Analysis Performance?

3. This knowledge area describes the problem definition and analysis - business case development - feasibility studies and the definition of solution scope.

4. Defines what must be delivered in order to meet the business need - and the effect of the proposed change initiation on the business and technology operations and infrastructure.

5. What are the output(s) of the task - Validate Solution?

6. This task describes the work required to decide which formats are appropriate for a particular project and its stakeholders. The requirements must be clear - concise - accurate and at the appropriate level of detail to assure clear understanding by t

7. What are the Primitive Data Elements?

8. What is the output of the task - Define Business Need?

9. Business value can be delivered through requirements that support _______________ - alignment with internal standards or policies of the organization - or increased satisfaction for stakeholders - even if those things do not have a direct measurable

10. States the business need - identifies key stakeholders and briefly describes the positive impact that meeting the business need will have on those stakeholders.

11. What is the output of the task Plan Business Analysis Activities?

12. What are the inputs for the task - Define Solution Scope?

13. What are the characteristics of Interaction Skills?

14. Two effective trade-off methods.

15. Models a shallow - and possibly wide view of the system's functionality. It typically does not have any business logic running behind the visualization.

16. How is the Operational Support stakeholder utilized in the Evaluate Solution Performance task?

17. A formal written specification with possible walk-thru - an informal one is possibly verbal or email Communication

18. What are the techniques used in the task - Define Assumptions & Constraints?

19. Understanding of the business architecture of the organization that is being analyzed. Understanding business models (generates profit) - org structure - relationships between business units and the persons who occupy key stakeholder positions.

20. Industry Knowledge - Organization Knowledge - Solution Knowledge What are the elements of Business Knowledge?

21. Forecast the cost and effort involved in pursuing a course of action. Used to develop a better understanding of the possible range of costs and effort associated with any initiative

22. A structured examination of the aspects of a situation to establish the root causes and resulting effects of the problem. A critical element is to ensure that the current business thinking and processes are challenged. The purpose is to determine the

23. The purpose of _______________ is to ensure that a stakeholder's actual underlying needs are understood - rather than the their stated or superficial desires.

24. Revised process and templates for BA deliverables should be analyzed and documented and lessons learned should be recorded.

25. This knowledge area describes the tasks that are performed in order to ensure that solutions meet the business need and to facilitate successful implementation.

26. This knowledge area involves analyzing stakeholder needs to define solutions that meet those needs - assessing the current state of the business to identify and recommend improvements and the verification and validation of the resulting requirements.

27. Investigating how a solution is actually used after it is deployed and assessing the effect it has had - both positive and negative.

28. Checklist of characteristics to consider when considering non-functional requirements.

29. Requires the team to focus on examining the premises - assumptions - observations and expectations of the team members. This type of conflict can have a beneficial effect of strengthening the foundations of the analysis and the solution.

30. The goal of this task is validate that the stated requirements expressed by the stakeholder match the stakeholder's understanding of the problem and the stakeholder's needs. Analyst's understanding conforms to the actual desire or intentions of the s

31. What are the inputs to the task - Allocate Resources?

32. Provides an organized approach to tracking - management - and resolution of defects - issues - problems - and risks throughout business analysis activities. Management of issues is important so that they can be resolved in a timely manner to ensure s

33. Set of requirements that will be used to choose between multiple solutions.

34. What are the underlying competencies a BA should possess?

35. What are the inputs to the task Manage Business Analysis Performance?

36. Ensure that the solution meets the business need and determine the most appropriate response to identified defects.

37. What is the output of the task Plan Business Analysis Communication?

38. This prototype seeks to quickly uncover and clarify interface requirements using simple tools - sometimes just paper and pencil. The focus is on functionality that is not easily elicited by other techniques - has conflicting viewpoints - or is diffic

39. The process of informing stakeholders of metrics of indicators in specified formats at specified intervals.

40. What are the techniques used in Plan Business Analysis Activities?

41. What are the techniques used in the task Manage Solution Scope & Requirements?

42. What are some of the commonly used requirement attributes?

43. What are the tasks for the knowledge area - Requirements Management & Communication?

44. What does SMART stand for?

45. What are the inputs to the task - Define Assumption & Constraints?

46. The goal of this task is to meet with stakeholder(s) to gather information regarding their needs.

47. What are the elements to the task - Define Business Case?

48. Documents terms unique to a domain.

49. Two types of conflict.

50. This technique represents the types of peoples - places - things and concepts that are important to the business - attributes associated with them and the significant business relationships among them.