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Key Questions Every Business Requirement Must Answer

Posted by Stacy Head on Jun 17, 2013 11:11:48 AM

As per the IIBA BABOK Guide, the role of the Business Analyst is to understand an organization and “recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.” To fulfill that role, one of the crucial activities in business analysis is eliciting and capturing business requirements. Business requirements must focus on defining WHAT the business needs to accomplish in order to be successful irrespective of a supporting system or technology. In contrast, system requirements can be developed during implementation of a technology solution to describe HOW a technology solution will meet the business requirements. To be successful, business requirements must be elicited and documented so that they define the benchmark for measuring whether any proposed or implemented solution meets the business needs.

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