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A Business Analyst (BA) analyzes the organization and design of businesses, government departments, and non-profit organizations; BAs also assess business models and their integration with technology.
There are at least four tiers of business analysis:
1.Planning Strategically - The analysis of the organization's strategic business needs
2.Operating/Business Model Analysis - The definition and analysis of the organization's policies and market business approaches
3.Process Definition and Design - The business process modeling (often developed through process modeling and design)
4.IT/Technical Business Analysis - The interpretation of business rules and requirements for technical systems (generally IT)