Agile Business Analysis: Navigating Strategy, Initiative, and Delivery

By embracing Agile Business Analysis, organizations can effectively navigate the Strategy, Initiative, and Delivery horizons.

Erivan de Sena Ramos
3 min readJun 8, 2024

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Hey BAs! Initially rooted in software development, the Agile Manifesto has far-reaching implications that extend beyond the confines of technology. Business Analysis, a key driver of change and value, is not limited to any specific industry. Adopting Agile Business Analysis equips organisations to proactively navigate the ever-changing business landscape, be it in software development, finance, healthcare, or any other sector. The Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide v2 outlines three levels that shape Agile changes. Let’s delve into them.

Strategy Horizon

At the highest level, analysis of the Strategy Horizon shapes the organization’s business goals. It’s all about understanding and achieving these goals in a constantly evolving landscape. With Agile Business Analysis, organizations can quickly adapt their strategies to seize emerging opportunities and stay ahead of the curve. Despite the challenges of dealing with overwhelming data and uncertain contexts, agile business analysis enables effective decision-making, ensuring that the ship stays on course…

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Erivan de Sena Ramos

Business Analysis & Requirements Engineering enthusiast. Information Systems & Software Engineering specialist. MBA in PM & HR. CBAP, PMP, CSM, ITIL & COBIT