Your technology team can deliver a beautiful shiny new solution that theoretically meets the business objectives, but if your business users don’t use it as intended and go back to business-as-usual, your project won’t have delivered on the original objectives. After completing this step, it’s likely you’ll uncover more opportunities to improve the business which will lead you to additional projects. We’ll discuss all 8 steps in a lot more detail as part of our BA Essentials Master Class.
The network dataset needs to be rebuilt after making edits to the attributes or the features of a participating source feature class.Often as business analysts we are expected to dive in to a project and start contributing as quickly as possible to make a positive impact. Other times there are vague notions about what the project is or why it exists.We face a lot of ambiguity as business analysts and it’s our job to clarify the scope, requirements, and business objectives as quickly as possible.Discovering the primary business objectives sets the stage for defining scope, ensuring that you don’t end up with a solution that solves the wrong problem or, even worse, with a solution that no one can even determine is successful or not.A clear and complete statement of scope provides your project team the go-forward concept to realize the business needs.Your key responsibilities in this step include: In the absence of defining a credible and realistic plan, a set of expectations may be defined for you, and often those expectations are unrealistic as they do not fully appreciate everything that goes into defining detailed requirements. In this flurry of activity and a focus on delivery, it’s easy to lose track of the big picture.