Who is a business analyst?

Business analysts act as an intermediate between the business and IT departments. They’re experts in business strategy, problem solving and business management.

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Since they work with data to derive insights, they’re familiar with data analysis and visualization, computer programming and big data tools and technologies.

What does a business analyst do?

Here are some of the key tasks of a business analyst:

  1. Understand the organization's requirements
  2. Communicate with multiple teams within the organization to gather the right data
  3. Analyze information to come up with data-driven answers
  4. Document and present their findings to the various stakeholders within an organization

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