A picture says 1,000 words. Learn about visual communication, and how BAs and requirements work benefits from visuals.
A picture is worth a thousand words,…and our brains process visuals much faster than text.…In business analysis, this means…great BAs use visuals to communicate.…Let's explore the types of visuals BAs use in their role.…First, let's look at tables and matrices.…These come with columns and rows that…organize data, logic, rules and mappings.…They're very common in requirements work…and well-organized and thought-out tables…facilitate great analysis.…
Well-designed tables are easy to understand.…They're a good way to compare facts, data,…rules and logic, and to gain a better…overall understanding of the topic being discussed.…For example, a table is a good choice when using…to determine decision logic or mapping values…from a dataset to another dataset.…On the flip side, tables are not always pleasing to the eye.…They can be overwhelming if there is too much information…or the information is not well-organized.…
Tables become challenging if the person viewing it…has to take a lot of time to be able to understand it.…
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