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How to Get Started as a BA Even if You Have No Formal Experience

If you are looking to start a business analyst career, but don’t yet have any business analyst experience, you might feel caught in a trap. What comes first, the business analyst or the business analyst experience? Why do so many industry veterans say they just “fell” into business analysis and what can you do to […]

36 Alternative Job Titles for Business Analysts

One of the frustrating realities in our profession is that job titles are used inconsistently for business analyst jobs. Many, many job opportunities are really business analyst roles but simply have alternative job titles. Recently I was asked, “What job titles do business analysts actually have?” So I decided to create this article with a […]

How Business Analysts Create Value

As a business analyst, I’m focused on creating positive change for my organization, and ensuring my work adds value and increases the return on investment for projects. For those unfamiliar with business analysts, or who have never worked with a business analyst, or who have never worked with a good business analyst, this concept can […]

What Experience “Counts” as Business Analyst Experience? (5 Examples)

Have you ever wondered whether a particular experience “counts” as a business analyst experience? Or have you gone through a process to identify your transferable business analyst skills, but still feel yourself coming up short (even though you know you could do the job)? Would you be interested in reading several examples of how professionals without […]

How Industry Expertise Can Impact Your Business Analyst Job Search

Do all BA jobs require industry expertise? What do I do if I don’t have it? Should I apply to jobs even if I don’t have the expertise they are looking for? We tackle these questions head on.

What Is the Average Business Analyst Salary?

Yes, we want to find work we enjoy. But as a mid-career professional, you probably have a certain set of salary requirements too. Will a career in business analysis satisfy them?

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