Business Analysis

General discussion of the business analyst role, key skills and tricks of the trade.

What Good is the "As-is"?

Adrian Marchis at Modern Analyst posted a helpful article on process mapping describing, among other things, diagramming the “as-is” process as part of the overall process mapping exercise.

A very interesting and active discussion has followed concerning whether modeling the “as-is” process is valuable, or a waste of time and effort.