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The Art of Agile Product Ownership: A Guide for Product Managers, Business Analysts, and Entrepreneurs by Allan Kelly

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© Allan Kelly 2019
A. KellyThe Art of Agile Product Ownershiphttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5168-3_17

17. The Business Analyst Role

Allan Kelly1 
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An internal consultancy role that has the responsibility for investigating business systems, identifying options for improving business systems and bridging the needs of the business with the use of IT.

—Debra Paul and Donald Yates1

The Product Owner role is frequently staffed by a Business Analyst (BA). This can make a lot of sense. The core of both roles is understanding what is needed and communicating this to a development team. Many of the skills required by Product Owners are exactly the skills Business Analysts are trained and experienced in using: stakeholder identification and ...

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