Summary of profession
Business analysts analyze the systems and procedures that an organization uses and recommends technology or processes to improve business efficiency and productivity.
Working hours, patterns and environments
Analysts generally work regular business hours, but may have to work evenings and weekends to meet deadlines on projects.
Education and skills
As an aspiring business analyst, you will need a tertiary qualification in one of the following: - business analysis, computing, information systems or business computing.
Job growth and opportunities
There is a high demand for business analysts at present. So this field is expected to remain strong in years to come.