Date Added: Jan 2010
The new role of the BA is far more strategic in both the organizational sense as well as at the project level. In fact, the BA, when appropriately leveraged, represents a liaison between business, project and customer teams. This shift in responsibilities identifies two areas that need to be addressed by any organization seeking to expand this role: The organizational structure must support the actions of a "Strategic" BA position. The BA candidate must have wide skill sets, encompassing many general management competencies.