Application Of A Business Analyst

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 2 2. ACADEMIC APPLICATIONS 4 2.1 ACADEMIC APPLICATION BEING USED 4 2.2 ACADEMIC APPLICATIONS NOT BEING USED 6 6. SIGNIFICANT LEARNING EXPERIENCE 8 7. STUDENT RECOMMENDATION 9 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The company that I worked for is the global leader in eye care; Alcon develops and manufactures innovative medicines and devices to serve the full life cycle of eye care needs. I made the application to the internship position because the role being perfectly aligned with the Information Systems course-work. I had limited access to what exactly a Business Analyst does and works as I came from a Software Development background. The employer extended an offer to work with them as an intern after…show more content…
This gave me a real opportunity to interact with Business Users and translate their perspective into a technologically aligned solution. I learnt to be able to manage multiple projects (Deployment projects for 5 countries) at a time often spinning multiple plates at once. I updated Deviation Logs for all 5 countries with respect to the Commercial Apps. Maintained and distributed reports at various levels to portray the status of the project to higher management of enVision. Business Analyst- It gave me insights into how a Business Analyst tries to convert user requirements and ideas into functional specifications or user stories using agile methodology. Another facet to this role was to be able to see the system as whole and not just individual silos by learning the interface between the old legacy system JDE, Salesforce and the iPad application. I got to learn the different terminologies used in an agile approach to a project like OQ/PQ (Operational Qualification/ Performance Qualification), Daily Scrum, Epic, Scrum Master, Release Planning, Sprint Planning and Sprint Review. I created the Business Process Maturity Assessment or the Discovery Questionnaire and the enVision Data Template for the 5 apps which would elicit the required configuration from the prospective affiliates. I got a chance to create very detail oriented
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