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The Business Analyst’s Handbook by Howard Podeswa

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Chapter 6. Templates

This chapter contains templates for artifacts that the BA is responsible for or contributes to. As described in the Business Requirements Document (BRD) template that follows, the manner in which BA documentation is compiled into larger, aggregate documents is non-standard in the industry. This chapter provides a suggested template for a comprehensive BRD, an alternative configuration into a number of documents, each with its own focus, and separate templates for each of the individual types of requirements documentation so that these may be easily reconfigured as required for the project.

The BRD template supports ITIL guidelines and is methodology-neutral, using generic headings wherever possible, with suggestions about what ...

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