About Analysis and Design

563 views

Published on

First attempt at a slide deck to support conversations with Analysis and Design stakeholders about working with their friendly Business Analyst or Portfolio Manager

Published in: Business, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

About Analysis and Design

  1. 1. About Analysis and Design
  2. 2. About Analysis and DesignSO YOU ARE A BUSINESS ANALYST? WHAT DO YOU DO AND HOW CAN YOU HELP ME?
  3. 3. Navigating change and Improving PerformanceWHY WORK WITH BUSINESSANALYSTS?
  4. 4. WE CANALWAYS ASKOURSELVESHOW CANWE DO EVENBETTER?
  5. 5. CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT: SMALLINCREMENTAL GAINS MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE OVER TIME
  6. 6. THE MICRO-ENVIRONMENT: STAKEHOLDERS AREALWAYS DEMANDING MORE FOR LESS.
  7. 7. THE MACRO-ENVIRONMENT: THE OUTSIDE WORLDWILL KEEP CHANGING
  8. 8. NAVIGATING FUZZY GOALS: MOVING FROM WHERE YOUARE INVOLVES CHOICES AND ADJUSTMENTS
  9. 9. STEEP: SOCIAL, TECHNOLOGICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL,ECONOMIC, POLITICAL ANALYSIS CAN HELP ORGANISATIONSUNDERSTAND CHANGE.
  10. 10. TRENDWATCHING 2011, 2015, 2020
  11. 11. LIFELONG LEARNING IS THE NEW NORMAL• FLEXIBLE, ADAPTIVE CURRICULUM• JUST IN TIME LEARNING• MULTIPLE, DIVERSE PROVIDERS USERS TO CHOOSERS FROM DELIVERY TONANOCASTING DISCOVERY • PUSH TO PULL LEARNING• PERSONALISATION, • LEARNING WHILST DOING• SOCIALISATION• LOCATION INDEPENDENCE VALUE IN• NEW SUPPLY SERVICES NOT CHAIN MODELS CONTENT
  12. 12. NOW HOW? WOW!
  13. 13. ANALYSIS AND DESIGN: OUR ROLE IS TO HELPPROVIDE GUIDANCE ON THIS ONGOING JOURNEY
  14. 14. Find Out MoreWe’ve got a presentation about the Analysis and Design team, who our businessanalysts are, our values and approaches to working with others.
  15. 15. Understanding Problems and Finding SolutionsWHAT DO BUSINESS ANALYSTS DO?
  16. 16. REQUIREMENTS: HELP WORK OUT WHAT IS NEEDEDTO ACHIEVE GOALS
  17. 17. KNOWING THE PROBLEM: ADD SOMETHING THATCHANGES THE PICTURE TO MAKE A SOLUTION POSSIBLE
  18. 18. FULL LIFECYCLE VIEW: HELP CONSIDER BROADER SERVICEDEMANDS BEYOND PROJECT SCOPES.
  19. 19. SELECTION: HELP DETERMINE THE SOLUTIONAPPROACH THAT IS AS SATISFYING AS POSSIBLE.
  20. 20. DONE: HELP DEFINE WHEN A PIECE OF WORK IS FINISHED
  21. 21. COMMUNICATION: HELP TRANSLATE DIFFERENTLANGUAGES AND CONCERNS ACROSS FUNCTIONS
  22. 22. BRIDGING GAPS: IDENTIFY AND SPAN GAPS INUNDERSTANDING AND STRUCTURE
  23. 23. COACHING: DEVELOP TECHNIQUES THAT ALLOW SKILLS ANDEXPERTISE TO COMBINE IN CROSS-FUNCTIONAL TEAMS
  24. 24. SYNTHESIS: BRING TOGETHER DISPARATE IDEAS INTO ANAGREED SOLUTION.
  25. 25. PATTERNS: SPOT TRENDS IN PAST EXPERIENCE TO INFORMFUTURE CHOICES
  26. 26. COMPLETE SYSTEMS: HELP THINK ABOUT ORGANISATIONS ASSYSTEMS, NOT JUST THE TECHNOLOGY PARTS.
  27. 27. ECOSYSTEMS: HELP ORGANISATIONS CREATE THECONDITIONS FOR SYSTEM AND PROCESS IMPROVEMENT.
  28. 28. PRIORITISATION: THE HARD PART OF INNOVATION ISEXECUTION NOT IDEATION Innovative, Easy to Implement breakthrough ideas Possible to implement Low Risk High Acceptability Best Practice Examples Incremental Improvements Normal OriginalIDEATION Dreams, Challenges and Directions Not sure how to get there but when we can they will provide … WOW! Don’t Bother Impossible to Implement EXECUTION
  29. 29. LEARNING FROM MISTAKES: HELP ORGANISATIONS FINDAND EMBED THEIR “NEXT THING”. SUCCESS/FAILURE?
  30. 30. ANALYSIS DESIGN• Breaking Down • Putting Together• Why? • How?• Analysis • Synthesis• Priority • Creativity• Requirements • Prototypes• Now • Future• Problem • Solution• Defining Done • Getting to Done• Telling Stories • Building New Worlds
  31. 31. ELEMENTS OF BUSINESSSOLUTIONS
  32. 32. Services andCapabilities Technology
  33. 33. RequirementsServices andCapabilities Technology
  34. 34. Requirements Information Policy BehaviourServices andCapabilities Technology
  35. 35. Requirements Information Policy Behaviour Facts Decisions ProcessesServices andCapabilities Data Rules Functions Technology
  36. 36. Adapted from Ron Ross, Business Rules Concepts Information Policy Process is about is about is about Knowing; Deciding; Doing; it provides it provides it provides Structure Guidance Movement
  37. 37. Coming SoonWe’re going to be building a presentation providing more information on analysis and designtechniques and competencies like process modelling, requirements, service design, userexperience design, workshops, rules and decisions and loads more.
  38. 38. About Analysis and DesignInformation Technology This slide deck is licensed under a Creative CommonsRoyal Holloway, University of London Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 UnportedIT Department LicenseFebruary 2012Contact: Alison PopeContributors: Alison Pope

×