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CBAP Business Analysis And Planning

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1. What is the output to the task - Evaluate Solution Performance?

2. Are written to describe how an actor interacts with a solution to accomplish one or more of that actor's goals - or to respond to an event.

3. A means of eliciting requirements by conducting an assessment of the stakeholder's work environment. This technique is appropriate when documenting details about current processes or if the project is intended to enhance or change a current process.

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

5. Divides requirements into 4 categories - Must - Should - Could - Won't

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

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

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

9. What are the strategies for a negative risk?

10. 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.

11. 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

12. Strengths - Weaknesses - Opportunities - Threats - A valuable tool to quickly analyze various aspects of the current state of the business process undergoing change.

13. The objective of this technique is to determine how companies achieve their superior performance levels and use that information to design projects to improve operations of the enterprise.

14. What is the output of the task Document Elicitation Results?

15. What are the Primitive Data Elements?

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

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

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

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

20. What are the techniques used in the task - Define Business Case?

21. Name some commonly used financial valuation techniques.

22. What are the inputs to the task - Communicate Requirements?

23. 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.

24. 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

25. What are the techniques used in the task - Organize Requirements?

26. What are stakeholder requirements?

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

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

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

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 are the classifications used to describe requirements

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

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

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

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

36. The purpose is to measure the performance of solutions - solution components - and other matters of interest to stakeholders.

37. 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.

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

39. What are the inputs to the task - Assess Organizational Readiness?

40. 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.

41. This prototype extends the initial interface requirements into a fully functioning system and requires a specialized prototyping tool or language.

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

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

44. 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.

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

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

47. Rules that the organization chooses to enforce as a matter of policy. They are intended to guide the actions of people working within the organization. They may oblige people to take certain actions - prevent people from taking actions - or prescribe

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

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

50. What are the elements of Communication Skills?