In today's diverse and rapidly changing world of software development, the Business Analyst need to be equipped with tools that allows them to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements. Business Analysis Quick Start Guides is a series of books that focuses on the business analysis profession. Written by a business analyst with over 20 years of industry experience, this guide will help you gain a comprehensive understanding of business analysis fundamentals and the value of a business analyst within an organization. You will learn how to define the business needs and apply the most effective tools and techniques to elicit, analyze and communicate requirements to business stakeholders and project teams. In this guide I use a variety of graphical examples, templates and artifacts based on real world work experience to provide step-by-step guide to conducting business analysis.