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CBAP Business Analysis And Planning

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1. What is the output of the task - Define Transition Requirements?

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

3. What are the inputs to the task - Determine Solution Approach?

4. Creates a conceptual model of the work that needs to be completed to deliver the new business solution.

5. The knowledge area that covers how BAs determine which activities are necessary in order to complete a business analysis effort.

6. What is the output of the task - Manage Requirements Traceability?

7. What are the tasks of the Elicitation Knowledge Area?

8. Define the requirements that must be met in order for a solution to be considered acceptable to key stakeholders.

9. Defines the key terms and data relevant to a business domain.

10. Means of eliciting information from many people - sometimes anonymously - in a relatively short period of time

11. Approach to decision making that examines and models the possible consequences of different decisions. Make an optimal decision under conditions of uncertainty.

12. What is the output of the task Confirm Elicitation Results?

13. This will impose constraints to the effort to deploy the solution - including relationships that may exist between solution components.

14. Allocate stakeholder and solution requirements among solution components and releases in order to maximize the possible business value given the options and alternatives generated by the design team.

15. Understanding of the competitive forces that shape an industry - understand the various customer segments that the industry services and the demographic or other characteristics common to that segment.

16. What is the output of the task - Assess Capability Gaps?

17. The knowledge area that describes how a BA manages conflicts - issues and changes in order to ensure that stakeholders and the project team remain in agreement on the solution scope - how requirements are communicated to stakeholders and how knowledg

18. Useful for ensuring that all stakeholders are in agreement on the format and content of relevant information. Capturing these definitions in a single model ensures that these terms will be used consistently.

19. Describes all the possible outcomes of an attempt to accomplish a particular goal that the solution will support.

20. Name the 2 types of Stakeholder maps.

21. When performing root cause analysis as part of the Validate Solution task - what stakeholder may be involved?

22. What are the techniques used in Plan Business Analysis Approach?

23. Describes the effect a new solution will have on an organization and whether the organization is prepared for the organizational change the solution implementation will cause.

24. Prioritizes requirements based on a allocated fixed amount of money.

25. What is the output of the task Plan Requirements Management Process?

26. What are the techniques used in the task - Validate Requirements?

27. What are the strategies for a negative risk?

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

29. What is the output of the task Conduct Elicitation Activity?

30. A means to elicit requirements by studying available documentation on existing and comparable solutions and identifying relevant information. - Not starting from a blank page.- Leveraging existing materials to discover and/or confirm requirements. -

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

32. Used to describe the roles - responsibilities and reporting structures that exist within an organization and to align those structures with the organization's goals.

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

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

35. What is the output of the task - Specify & Model Requirements?

36. To define the rules that govern decisions in an organization and that define - constrain or enable organization operations.

37. Details user interface requirements and integrates them with other requirements such as use cases - scenarios - data and business rules. Stakeholders often find this to be a concrete means of identifying - describing and validating their interface ne

38. Elements identified for each activity and task.

39. Elicitation Results are the inputs for the ____________

40. What are the inputs to the task Conduct Stakeholder Analysis?

41. A systematic approach designed to elicit information from a person or group of people in an informal or formal setting by talking to an interviewee - asking relevant questions and documenting the responses.

42. Shows how the behavior of a concept - entity or object changes in response to events during its lifetime - and defines which events cause a transition between those states.

43. The purpose is to describe the required qualities of a system - such as its usability and performance characteristics.

44. Are used to model the logic of usage scenarios - by showing the information passed between objects in the system through the execution of the scenario. Shows how classes and objects interact during a scenario.

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

46. What are the inputs to the task Conduct Elicitation Activity?

47. Models a deep - and usually narrow slice of the entire system's functionality.

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

49. What is the output of the task Prepare for Elicitation?

50. Involves assessing a situation - understanding it as fully as possible - and making judgments about possible solutions to the problem.