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CBAP Business Analysis And Planning

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1. Techniques used in the task Plan Requirements Management Process.

2. Knowing the dependencies and relationships between requirements helps when determining the sequence in which requirements are to be addressed. Common relations are:

3. What is the output of the task - Prioritize Requirements?

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

5. What are the techniques used in Plan Business Analysis Communication?

6. A good indicator has 5 characteristics:

7. This task ensures that requirement specifications and models meet the necessary standard of quality to allow them to be used effectively to guide further work. Requirements have been defined correctly.

8. What are the techniques used in the task - Assess Organizational Readiness?

9. What is a STAKEHOLDER requirement - according to the BABOK 2.0?

10. What techniques are used in the task - Define Solution Scope?

11. What is the output of the task - Define Assumptions & Constraints?

12. Prioritizes requirements based on the amount of work that the project team is capable of delivering in a set period of time. Approaches include: All-in - All Out - Selective

13. What is the output of the task - Organize Requirements?

14. To identify interfaces between solutions and/or solution components and define requirements that describe how they will interact.

15. What is the output of the task - Assess Organizational Readiness?

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

17. Using this technique the business analyst has collected the deliverables - activities - tasks - and estimates from all the involved stakeholders and rolls them up to get a total for all the activities and tasks.

18. This technique shows how information is input - processed - stored and output from a system in a visual representation.

19. Use of a similar project as the basis for developing estimates for the current project. Also known as "top-down" estimating. This is usually done at the beginning of the project or project phase and more detailed estimates follow as more is known.

20. 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

21. What are the techniques for the task - Verify Requirements?

22. Business rules require a defined glossary of terms and an understanding of the relationships between them - this is known as:

23. What should be considered when establishing a Change Management process?

24. The goal of this task is to ensure that all requirements support the delivery of value to the business - fulfill its goal and objectives and meet a stakeholder need.

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

26. Includes the standard definition of data elements - their meanings and allowable values.

27. Confidence in the decision analysis process that a decision is correct - new information or alternative that cause a decision to be revisited are new and not simply overlooked - decisions are effective in addressing underlying problem - impact of unc

28. 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

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

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

31. What describes how - when and why the business analyst will work with stakeholders?

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

33. The minimum set of requirements that must be met in order for a particular solution to be worth implementing.

34. A diagram indicating how involved the stakeholder is with the solution.

35. Performed to communicate - verify and validate requirements. Is a working session where invited participants review and discuss a set of requirements

36. Domain SME - End User - Implementation SME - and Sponsor: They Affected by analysis techniques used to organize requirements since they need to verify and validate the requirements.

37. 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.

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

39. The BA is a stakeholder in ______ business analysis activities.

40. Are used to describe the scope of analysis or the scope of a solution. Serve as a basis for defining and delimiting the scope of business analysis and project work. Allow the definition of a "complete" scopethat is - the boundaries of the scope corr

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

42. What techniques are used in the task Prepare for Elicitation?

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

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

45. What are the likely sources of transition requirements?

46. The goal of this task is to create a set of views of the requirements for the new business solution that are comprehensive - complete - consistent and understood from all stakeholder perspectives.

47. What are the elements of the area - Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving - Successful generation of new ideas - application of new ideas to resolve existing problems - willingness of stakeholders to accept new approaches.

48. What are the inputs for the task - Evaluate Solution Performance?

49. The systematic and objective assessment of a solution to determine its status and efficacy in meeting objectives over time - and to identify ways to improve the solution to better meet objectives.

50. Define requirements for capabilities needed to move from an existing solution to a new solution.