Hi Friends, I am sure that you might be surprised by listening to the word DevOps. DevOps is the terminology used for software development methodology in the IT industry. DevOps means the development and operations teams work in collaboration for the effective delivery of the software. This methodology is one step ahead of the agile methodology in the software industries.
As the more enterprises starting cloud-based applications, the agility of the software is increasing. This is a continuous process to change the applications as per the customer requirements. To deliver a high-quality product with a given timeline is the purpose of Dev-Ops methodology.
This methodology needs high adaptability of all the team members including business analysts.
The role of a business analyst is to keep the communication and collaboration of the team members than documentation. In this agile environment, the business analyst has to work closely on customer’s requirements. He needs to check on the requirements are solving the purpose of the functionality after development and testing and also has to make sure the quality is maintained equally.
As a business analyst is also a part of the team, he also should aware of the technical part of the project like which platform developers are using to develop the project. What environment is needed to test the software, etc? As the development team and testing teams work simultaneously, the role of the BA is to support them by prioritizing the requirements and analyzing the business processes and help them to understand the same. With this, the Business analyst has to be ready with the possible failures and its immediate solutions.
The role of a business analyst in this DevOps methodology is crucial and decisive. As you are collaborating with the operation team, you need to understand the current issues faces by the operation team. A business analyst needs to decide which processes can be automated more effectively within time and convey the same with the development team.
This kind of work needs a quick solution through critical thinking and problem-solving ability.