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CBAP Business Analysis And Planning

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1. Agreement by stakeholders that analysis models effectively and completely describe the domain - identification of related problems or issues from multiple areas in the domain - rapid absorption of new information or new domain.






2. 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.






3. Measures progress towards a strategic goal or objective.






4. Most optimistic estimate; most pessimistic estimate; most likely estimate






5. What are the techniques used in the task - Prioritize Requirements?






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






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






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






9. What are the inputs to the task - Define Business Case?






10. 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






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






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






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






14. To identify and manage areas of uncertainty that can impact an initiative - solution - or organization.






15. What is the output of the task - Maintain Requirements for Re-use?






16. What are some examples of stakeholder concerns?






17. 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






18. What are the inputs to the task - Prioritize Requirements?






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






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






21. An excellent way to foster creative thinking about a problem. The goal is to produce numerous new ideas and to derive themes for further analysis. - Ability to elicit many ideas in a short time period. - - Non-judgmental environment enables creative






22. What are the techniques used in the task Conduct Elicitation Activity?






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






24. What are the elements of the task - Define Solution Scope?






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






26. What are the inputs to the task Plan Requirements Management Process?






27. What are the tasks in the knowledge area - Enterprise Analysis?






28. A continuous process of collecting data to determine how well a solution has been implemented compared to expected results.






29. Two types of conflict.






30. What techniques are used in the task - Prepare Requirements Package?






31. What are the inputs for the task Prepare for Elicitation?






32. What are stakeholder requirements?






33. Organizational culture - Stakeholder preference - complexity - organizational maturity and availability of resources are all factors used to do what?






34. The people involved - the interactions between them - the external forces affecting their behavior and all other relevant elements and factors.






35. 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.






36. Limited to "as-is" perspective. - Existing documentation may not be up-to-date or valid. - Can be a time-consuming and even tedious process to locate the relevant information






37. What are the inputs to the task - Define Business Need?






38. Name some commonly used financial valuation techniques.






39. Estimating relies on the expertise of those who have performed the work in the past. These experts can be internal or external to the project team or to the organization.






40. Elements identified for each activity and task.






41. What are the elements of Communication Skills?






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






43. What is the output of the task - Verify Requirements?






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






45. What are the elements of the task Plan Requirements Management Process?






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






47. When a conflict arises between stakeholders on one or more documented requirements - the first thing that needs to take place is what?






48. 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






49. What are the techniques used in the task - Allocate Resources?






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