Bringing Business Solutions to Life

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From core fundamentals and technical design to quality assurance and implementation, Bringing Business Solutions to Life helps Business Analysts master all the important processes they are likely to encounter when launching new systems. This two-day workshop begins by reviewing the Business Analyst’s role throughout the entire lifecycle of a project, and then fills in all the important details. Every key theme along the way is taught using an experiential approach, including how Business Analysts can participate more effectively in the implementation process; how they can ensure that project requirements have been implemented completely; and what tools and techniques are available in the later phases of a project that can help ensure more successful implementations. PDUs=16


Business Analysts interested in learning about those activities related to successfully launching a new system, with its accompanying process and organizational change.


Fast Start

1. Introduction

The Scope of Implementation The Scope of Business Analysis The System Development Life Cycle and this Workshop

2. The Fundamentals

Critical Success Factors Managing Requirements Change Requirements Validation Traceability Measuring Success A way to measure success Real World Application

3. Technical Design

The Design Phase Key Activities Designing Usability into the Solution Generating Technical Alternatives Build or Buy Schedule and Resource Considerations Strategic Considerations Evaluating Alternatives and Selecting the Solution After the Decision *(For approved training vendors) Technical Specification Real World Application

4. Testing

The Test Phase Solution Validation Key Activities The Test Plan The Test Case From Use Cases to Test Cases Types of Test Real World Application

5. Implementation

The Implementation Phase Key Activities Impact Analysis Performing the Impact Analysis Thinking about Change Managing the Transition Key Elements of the Plan Implement the Solution Assess Readiness to Accept the Solution Go/ No Go Decision Real World Application

6. Follow Through

The Follow Through Phase Key Activities Project Closing Bringing Business Solutions to Life Post-Mortem – Lessons Learned Perform Post Implementation Reviews Monitor Solution Performance Against Targets Support the Implementation Enhancement Requests Real World Application