First Step start with Business Analysis as it corresponds with start of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), understand requirement gathering, elicitation, Qualifying requirements, non-functional requirements, UML diagram, High level Diagram, SRS, FRD, Visual modeling tools & techniques, Fishbone Diagrams, Process flow diagram, Work flow diagram, PESTLE analysis, Entity-relationship diagram, Work Breakdown structure.
Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring is about how business analysts plan the business analysis tasks and activities. This area includes stakeholder analysis; management of issues, risks and requirements; requirements monitoring and reporting; and change management. Elicitation is about how business analysts work with stakeholders to help them understand their requirements within the scope of a project, including eliciting requirements; brainstorming; document analysis; various requirements research techniques; and prototyping. These commonalities include much of Project Scope Management and parts of Project Stakeholder Management.
Requirements Management and Communication is about how business analysts manage agreement on project scope between the project team and stakeholders. This area includes requirements communication; conflict resolution; baselining and tracking requirements; and gain approvals.
Enterprise Analysis is about how business analysts define business needs and identify potential solutions alternatives. This area includes business architecture, capability gap analysis, feasibility studies, scoping, and business case development. These commonalities include primarily Project Scope and Stakeholder Management.
Requirements Analysis is about how business analysts work across the team and stakeholders towards defining a solution that meets the agreed requirements. This area includes analysis and documentation; stakeholder requirements; various techniques for modeling of the business domain; and requirements verification and validation, include parts of Project Scope Management as well as Project Communications and Stakeholder Management.
Solution Assessment and Validation is about how business analysts perform assessments to help stakeholders select the best solution and define success metrics. This area includes analysis of alternatives, quality assurance, and reviews at project close. Consist of parts of Project Integration Management as well as Project Scope, Risk, and Stakeholder Management.
Next step is to know the Management for Project , Product & Services development , testing, release, warranty & support life cycles this will guide you to understand PMP-PgMP process the 10 knowledge areas as per PM Book 6. Learn to build new customized process & templetisations.
We also included Agile evaluations starting from the flexibility & collaborations and Agile principles then understand various flavors like eXtreme Practices (XP), Scrum, Pair and the specificity of that. The next natural step to learn SAFe , scaled Agile process and adoptability.
The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is a knowledge base of proven, integrated principles, practices, and competencies for achieving business agility using Lean, Agile, and DevOps. This framework effortlessly aligns and synchronizes for large-scale, multi-team Agile projects to develop and deliver enterprise-class technology-based solutions with high quality and faster time-to-market.
The most crucial part is Product Owner / business owner role which are in demand as senior managers almost to level of CXO levels. We are to prepare participants for such great roles and great high paying opportunities. This can take you to $ 250 K plus remunerations.
The Trainer Ravindra Pande have around 28 years of active industry experience with in 18 countries certified trainer in management, Agile, Project & product management implementation, PCI, Secure development he is to share this achieved span of knowledge & wisdom with Industry best practices.
Business Analysis Process includes Requirements Life Cycle management | BABook | BA Tools & Techniques | Requirement & Scope | Data Driven Decision Making | Business Analytics with Excel |
Project Management & BA | Software Development Lifecycles | Waterfall, Agile XP, SCRUM, Pair| PM Tools MS Project |JIRA / Rational Unified Process (RUP) | DevOps | Estimation Klog, FP, Cocomo | PMI 10 Knowledge Areas | Scrum Events & Artifacts | Sprint Planning | Daily Scrum | Sprint Review | SAFe – Need & understanding |CICD – tools | Hands-on workshop | Interview Support | Resume building workshops | Project remote support
Project Manager Tools & Techniques
- MS Project
- Manage with Excel Sheet
- Project Integration Management
- Project Scope Management
- Project Time Management
- Project Cost Management
- Project Quality Management
- Project Human Resource Management
- Project Communications Management
- Project Risk Management
- Project Procurement Management
- Project Stakeholder Management
- Agile Project Management
- Project Manager & Scrum Master, Product Owner
Product management is the organizational function that focuses on meeting a product’s strategic and financial goals. To have every base covered, product managers dispose of a vast array of product management tools.
There are plenty of product management tools available to make this process easier, and they can help at all different stages of the product development process. These support PMs with product-related tasks.
Strategy and road mapping: Strategy and road mapping tools allow you to map out the plan for your product in the upcoming months or years—ensuring you’re heading in the right direction to achieve your business objectives
Testing: Testing tools allow you to trial features with real users and receive actionable feedback on your product
User tracking and analysis: These tools empower you to harness user research in product development by tracking, visualizing, and analyzing user activity to identify what is or isn’t engaging users
Project management: Project management tools provide a place to plan, collaborate, and facilitate communication
Feature flagging: These tools allow you to turn features on and off after deployment, minimizing the risk of widespread issues with the product and allowing for informative A/B testing
Although the list isn’t exhaustive, these tools provide valuable functions for different stages of the product management cycle. They’re often used alongside each other. From testing your product to receiving customer feedback, product management tools are a key weapon in a product manager’s arsenal.
Product Owner’s responsibilities:
- Ensures user stories are “ready” for development to start work.
- Ensures each story has the correct acceptance criteria.
- Gathers, manages, and prioritizes the product backlog.
- Ensures close collaboration with the development team.
- Works closely with engineering and quality assurance to ensure the right customer problem is solved. This can involve sharing market research and competitive analysis with the team to best focus their efforts.
- Has technical product knowledge or specific domain expertise.
- Contributes to the work of the Product Manager as they define a product differentiation strategy.
- Tracks progress towards the release of a product.
The Product Owner MAY be asked to work on some or all of the following tasks:
- Create the product vision and roadmap which accomplishes the goal of the vision.
- Develops positioning for the product.
Work with a cross-functional team in planning a product release.
- Develops personas either alone or in conjunction with a team including user experience experts.
- Define customer needs and the associated features to meet those needs.
- Advocates on behalf of the customer for the development team.
- Prioritizes defect or bug resolution.