Why to have Business Analysis professionals, Business System Analysts, in particular?
Today we'll figure out the role of a Business System Analyst in Waterfall environment and where should he be a good fit in an Agile (in particular Scrum) environment. Here are a few answers for the question above:
Let's figure out now the traditional activities of a Business Systems Analyst:
In an Agile environment (in particular Scrum) we can (re)think a Business Analyst as a Product Owner, since:
Also, as I previously mentioned in a previous article, a Business Analyst already works in an Agile way, even if he acts in a Waterfall environment, due to his human related contributions. This is another reason to rethink the Business Analyst from Waterfall as a Product Owner in Scrum (Agile).
For more details on these thoughts and even more, please read this article.
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