Jira Query Language (JQL) – What Beginners Need to Know?

In the fast-paced world of project management, staying organized and effectively tracking tasks and projects is crucial for success.  With Jira, the go-to project management tool trusted by countless organizations worldwide, you can streamline workflows and improve productivity.  However, as the number of projects and boards grows, it becomes increasingly challenging to navigate through the […]

Difference Between Project Scope and Product Scope

In today’s competitive world, business entities are constantly rolling solution after solution, be it custom software, COTS products, mobile apps, etc., aimed to capture market share, reduce cost, become productive, and gain overall efficiences across an entire organization.  This is done by means of meticulous project planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing out projects. […]

What is RPA (Robotic Process Automation)?

Today, ‘automation’ has become the buzzword in various sectors, for which ‘business analysis’ is not an exception. Organizations are going crazy over automating their business processes creating a huge demand for RPA business analyst professionals. Robotic Process Automation, popularly heard as, RPA, is a software technology used for automating mundane operations such as customer support, […]

Requirements Elicitation Techniques 

Requirements are inevitable in a software development project. As a business analyst, you’re solely responsible for collecting requirements from stakeholders and communicating the same to the development team.   Having said that, you’ll have to first obtain better clarity on the requirements, only then you can transfer. For that purpose, there are numerous requirements elicitation techniques […]

Business Analyst Vs Data Analyst – How are they Different from Each Other?

Are you trying to figure out the difference between a business analyst and a data analyst? A lot of people think that both jobs are pretty much same in nature but there are some distinct differences. As businesses become more driven by technology, the roles of these two positions have grown in importance.    With so […]

Best Business Analyst (BA) Tools

Digital tools make the job of a Business Analyst simple, time-saving, and seamless!  As we know, the key job of a Business Analyst is to elicit, analyze, document, and manage the stakeholder requirements across the project lifecycle.  Besides these core duties, a Business Analyst is also responsible for carrying out additional responsibilities such as stakeholder […]

Everything You Need to Know about Scrum Framework

Scrum is an agile framework, mainly used for greenfield software development projects. But Scrum can very well be used for non-software development projects as well. When it comes to projects, your ultimate goal is to successfully deliver the project meeting all the requirements. Setting a long-term goal will break your head and make the process […]

Steps to Build a Career as an Agile Business Analyst

One of the keys to the success of a software development project is the existence of a business analyst in an agile team. Professionals with analytical skills to understand, visualize and analyze are highly sought after for handling software-based projects.   With a set of analytical capabilities, you’ll be able to understand the domain, requirements, process, […]


Business Process Management (BPM) is a very important aspect in a business analysis discipline but unfortunately BPM is mainly synonymous with just business process modeling and creating ‘As-Is’ (Current State) and ‘To-Be’ (Future State) process flows. In this article, I would like to discuss BPM discipline and the different phases of BPM to enumerate how […]

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