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Tutorial: Business Analyst Job Description

Published: 16 June 2011

ID: G00205330

Analyst(s): Kurt Schlegel


Successful business intelligence and analytics initiatives require significant contributions from people with analytical skill sets. This tutorial describes the role of a business analyst and argues for more investment in people to fill this role.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

What You Need to Know


  • Context
  • Analysis
    • What Does a Business Analyst Do?
    • Why Does a Business Analyst Do It?
    • How Does a Business Analyst Do It?
  • Key Facts

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