As business analysts, we are able to add value to a wide variety of projects, whether they are IT projects or pure business change projects. There is an ongoing debate in our profession over where the BA function should sit – whether we should be part of the IT department, or part of a separate Business Change function.
I spoke about this topic at the European Business Analysis conference 2010, and I have recently written a follow up article. The article is available to download as a PDF from the downloads section of my blog.
Here is the abstract:
In this article, Adrian Reed discusses the advantages and disadvantages of locating the Business Analysis practice within IT or within a separate Business Change function. He draws on comments and experience from his peers, along with information and opinions captured during the European Business Analysis Conference 2010.
You can download the article for free by clicking the link below:
I’d love to hear your opinion on this topic. Once you’ve read the article, please add your comments by replying to this post below.