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CBAP Business Analysis And Planning

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






2. What are the techniques used in the task - Assess Capability Gaps?






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






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






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






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






7. What are the inputs to the task - Specify & Model Requirements?






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






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






10. A good indicator has 5 characteristics:






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






12. What are the inputs to the task - Allocate Resources?






13. What are the inputs to the task Manage Requirements Traceability?






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






15. A structured way to capture requirements. May be used to scope - discover - define - prioritize and reach closure on requirements for the target system. Considered one of the most effective ways to deliver high quality requirements quickly.






16. What does RACI stand for?






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






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






19. 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.






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






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






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






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






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






25. What is the output of the task Conduct Stakeholder Analysis?






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






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






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






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






30. 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.






31. What are the tasks for the knowledge area - Requirements Management & Communication?






32. Use of parameters - multiplied by the number of hours. (COCOMO II - Function Point Counting - Use Case Points - and Story Points)






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






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






35. Involved motivating people to act in ways that enable them to work together to achieve shared goals and objectives.






36. What are the strategies for a negative risk?






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






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






39. What are the techniques used in the task - Evaluate Solution Performance?






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






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






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






43. 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.






44. 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






45. What are some examples of stakeholder concerns?






46. 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.






47. 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






48. What are the inputs for the task - Define Transitional Requirements?






49. 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






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