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CBAP Business Analysis And Planning

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1. 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.

2. 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

3. What are the inputs to the task - Verify Requirements?

4. What are the tasks in Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring?

5. What are the 3 elements in the Assess Organizational Readiness?

6. What are the inputs to the Plan Business Analysis Approach?

7. Three key factors when assessing the quality of indicators and their metrics

8. What are the inputs to the task - Assess Capability Gaps?

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

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

11. The decomposition of activities and tasks creates?

12. Measures progress towards a strategic goal or objective.

13. 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

14. Issues that may influence the replacement or elimination decision of a system include:

15. What are the inputs for the task Confirm Elicitation Results?

16. 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.

17. 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

18. Benefits that could have been achieved with an alternative investment rather than this one.

19. Ability to find information - on-time completion of tasks - efficiency in the completion of work - ability to easily identify all outstanding work and the status of each work item.

20. What is the output of the task - Allocate Resources?

21. Combination of expert judgment and history. Individual estimates - sharing the estimates with experts - and having several rounds until consensus is reached. An average of the three estimates is used

22. 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.

23. What are the strategies for a positive risk?

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

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

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

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

28. What are the internal factors in a SWOT Analysis?

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

30. What are the strategies for a negative risk?

31. Who is the primary stakeholder in the Define Business Case task?

32. What is the output of the Manage Business Analysis Performance task?

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

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

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

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

37. 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.

38. 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

39. A means to elicit ideas and attitudes about a specific product - service or opportunity in an interactive group environment. The participants share their impressions - preferences and needs - guided by a moderator. - Effective for learning people's a

40. What are the tasks in the knowledge area - Requirements Analysis?

41. 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

42. What are the Primitive Data Elements?

43. What is the output of the task - Assess Proposed Solution?

44. 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

45. 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

46. Name the 2 types of Software categories that assist in BA productivity.

47. The purpose is to compile and document successes - opportunities for improvement - failures - and recommendations for improving the performance of future projects or project phases

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

49. 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.

50. Communication of requirements does what for stakeholders?