The RACI Technique for Business Analysts


 
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The RACI Technique for Business Analysts
Esta Lessing, Analyst, Australia, Member
The role of a Business Analyst within the project environment is to engage with a multitude of stakeholders (technical and business people) about their requirements and needs for a considered solution.
To avoid speaking with the wrong people or perhaps engaging people at the wrong level of the organisation at the wrong time in the project life cycle, it is essential for the Business Analyst to work out who should be engaged with and to what extent during the project life cycle.
The RACI technique can be applied as a core technique by Business Analysts for this purpose to drive all the business analysis communication, requirements elicitation engagement activities. It can also drive requirements reviews and approval cycles.
Here you can read more about how the RACI model is applied in the context of Business Analysis.
Unfortunately in some projects there is a tend...Sign up
 

 
The RACI Techniques for Business Analysts
Tatiana Orlova, Coach, Russian Federation, Member
1. Both PM and BA are roles and sometimes I can play both roles for small projects or at the beginning of complicated projects where something complet...Sign up
 

 
Responsibility Assignment Matrix for Business Analysts
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
The RACI Matrix can also be called the responsibility assignment matrix and distinguishes who is Responsible, Accountable, to be Consulted and to be I...Sign up
 

 
RACI is One of Many Important BA Tools
Esta Lessing, Analyst, Australia, Member
Coming from a Business Analyst's point of view I know the importance of the right level of Stakeholder Engagement when it comes to implementing...Sign up
 

 
RACI as an Engagement Tool
Jeffrey W Pferd, Management Consultant, Member
I agree with some of the points in this dialog, it's important to have a structured method for distributing and communicating the tasks to roles and/o...Sign up
 

 
The Roles of a Business Analyst & RACI
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
The first thing you should note in this context is that Business Analyst works in the context of organization. The second thing is that the role of Bu...Sign up
 

 
RACI Charts and RACI Matrix
santiago, HR Consultant, Angola, Member
Great comments. I will add one only, the RACI Matrix is an excellent way of ensuring that complex processes get done by having one accountable and res...Sign up
 

 
Update the Mismatched RACI Chart
D Swnson, Analyst, United States, Member
The question posed could be viewed as 'how to avoid a mismatched matrix' i.e. the BA disagrees with the PM's matrix. I think the simple solution is fo...Sign up
 

 
Business Analyst versus Project Manager
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
Also take a look at the related discussion: Project Manager versus Business Analyst in our project management kno...Sign up
 

 
Unclear Roles and Responsibilities of Project Manager and Business Analyst
Gandhi Heryanto, Management Consultant, Indonesia, Member
Problems could be caused by unclear roles and responsibilities, confusion over job titles, and differing organizational expectations or perceptions be...Sign up
 

 
Unclear Roles & Responsibilities of PM and a BA? What to Do?
K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India, Member
When we are seeing a situation of unclear roles & responsibilities of the project manager and the business analyst, firstly we should get the PM and B...Sign up
 

 
 


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