Top tools for successful business analysts

Top tools for successful business analysts

In order to be a great business analyst (BA), knowledge of the business, understanding the technical aspects and a capability in the tools of the trade are all key to ensuring high-quality software is delivered on time and as per spec. A complicated role, BAs within...

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Imagine a world without BAs

Imagine a world without BAs

Imagine a client is looking for a bespoke software solution in a world without business analysts (BAs). The developers believe they understand what the clients or business users are looking for, while the users have their own expectations of how the project will...

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Speaking from experience: Q&A with a BA

Speaking from experience: Q&A with a BA

It’s no secret that the role of a business analyst (BA) is all encompassing. Not only does a BA facilitate communication between stakeholders and developers, they often play a central role in aligning the needs of a particular business unit with the capabilities that...

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Uplifting the community

Uplifting the community

Over the past year, BBD has realised two very important things about the community: they love learning from each other and they really love pizza! In 2018, we hosted multiple AWS Jozi, CocoaHeads, Docker JHB, Facebook Dev Circles, Jozi.JS, Jozi-JUG and Kotlin Jozi...

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5 steps to becoming a business analyst

5 steps to becoming a business analyst

One frequently hears of students who want to enter the world of software but don’t necessarily want to become developers. Alex Sukharuchkin, a business analyst (BA) at BBD, came from a software developing background and even thought of this as a career, but soon came...

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