Business Analysis is a research discipline that helps you to find the business needs and identify solutions to business problems. These solutions may include the development of a software or system component, improvements in process, organizational changes or strategic planning and policy development. The purpose of business analysis is to identify solutions that meet the need for improvement.
Business Analysis process offers concepts and insights into the development of the initial framework for any project. It stores the key to guide stakeholders of a project who performs business modeling in an orderly manner.
Business analysis is distinct from financial analysis, project management, quality assurance, organizational development, testing, training and documentation development. However, depending on the organization, a Business Analyst may perform some or all these related functions.