This is a new functionality available only in MS Visio for Office 365 (As on October 2017) edition. This wizard allows users create flowcharts through process data available in Microsoft Excel file. Microsoft Visio off-late is giving lot of emphasis on data driven capabilities.
Preparing Stakeholder Map in MS Excel
As an IT business Analyst when you start your Business Analysis activity you identify all the stake holders of the project. You can prepare a stakeholder map at this sgtage.
Let us learn how to prepare a Stakeholder Map in Microsoft Excel. Before we take up the exercise some salient points about stakeholder maps
Exercise : As a Business analyst you are working on "Bazooka Project" . Bazooka project is an ERP implementation at a client. The client has organised its business in 3 Business Units : Corporate, Business and Marketing. Business Units have Departments and Departments have stakeholder representatives from whom you will elicit requirements.
Bazooka : BUs, BUs have Departments, Departments have Stakeholder Reps
UML Deployment Models are prepared during project initiation phase.
Here you will learn about
1) UML Deployment model terms and notations : Node, Communication Path, Artefact, Deployment Specifications
2) Importance of Deployment Diagram or Deployment Model
3) Who prepares the UML Deployment Model
4) When UML Deployment model is prepared
UML State Machine Diagram & Insurance Model Case through Visio
It teaches about the UML State Machine Diagram, It also teaches us about Notations of UML State Machine Diagram like : Initial Pseudo State, Final Pseudo State, Transition, State, Guard, Comment and Decision. A Insurance policy life cycle case study is taken up for which Policy Life Cycle state machine model is prepared through Microsoft Visio. This UML video is good for beginers and expert professionals alike. www.qbi.in, 9810055734
Let us revise Unified Modelling Language - State Machine Diagram Notations through the following visual
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UML State Machine Diagram Terms : Initial Pseudostate, Final Pseudo State, Transition, State, Composite State, Guard, Decision
The above visual answers a common question asked by many professionals who would like to take up an IT Business Analyst career. How will my IT business analyst career progress ? What will be my career path as an IT Business Analyst Many of you ask this.Well the above picture "IT Business Analyst Career Path or Career Roadmap" is the answer to your career querries on the IT business analyst role. Some of you may as well ask, how do I fit in when have already put in several number of years in some other career such as Sales, Banking, ITES etc. If this is your question you are not alone.
Well an IT business analyst role is a multidisciplinary role. It is also known as a Techno-managerial role. So in an oversimplification an IT business analyst should posses some technical skills and some business skills. Let us elaborate it further. We classify these skills as Technical Skills, Business Skills and Communication, Project & Leadership skills. For sure if you are starting your business analyst career it will be rare that you are good in all the three areas. You need to identify the head start which you posses in the three mentioned areas. Still if you have doubts and would like to clarify do not hesitate to Contact Us Now.
Prototyping has become a key business analyst skill. There are several reasons for the same
Have a look at this Protoype built through Marvel. It has been built by some one (Brijj , my student) on his day one of wire -frame and prototype lesson in his Business Analyst Certification course.
This video tells you about top IT Business Analyst Career Destinations of the World. It tells you how you are welcome in Canada and Australia as an IT Business Analyst. You will get to know about the annual salary levels of an IT Business Analyst in United Kingdom. The video discloses the evergreen BA career locations and the best locations where you can learn the ropes of the Business Analyst discipline
Through this post I will share with you basics of Business Process Modelling and Business Process Model and Notation 2.0. This video is intended at non technical audience and it explains BPM in a easy manner
Friends this is just the start, beyond this you will need hands on practice. You can e-mail me at email@example.com so that I can e-mail you a few BPMN exercises with solutions. Happy Modelling