Business Analyst

Business Support

Moderate but identified automation impact of AI for this Job


level of automation


Our comments:

AI significantly streamlines routine tasks in business analysis, especially in requirements analysis and specification writing phases, by automating basic model creation and routine testing.

However, the core of a Business Analyst’s role lies in understanding the unique business context and resolving stakeholder conflicts, which require a human touch.

While AI boosts efficiency and handles data-driven tasks, the contextual insight and interpersonal skills of a Business Analyst remain crucial for achieving meaningful, tailored business solutions

This section reviews the 3 main tasks associated with the job studied and assesses the potential level of automation induced by AI ('AI Automation Impact').
The modeling uses 8 criteria detailed on the 'Methodology' page.
Tasks AI Automation Impact
Analyze the company's business needs and define the solutions to be implemented. Moderate
Write functional specifications for technical teams. High
Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure alignment between needs and proposed solutions. Low
Through our research, we have identified two pivotal categories of skills that will be impacted by AI-driven automation :
  • 'At-risk skills,' which are likely to become obsolete due to their susceptibility to automation
  • 'Future-proof skills', which are projected to retain their value and resist automation, thereby ensuring their relevance in the forthcoming job market.
Let's have a look at the future of your skills for this job :
At-risk Skills
Modeling business processes With the advent of advanced modeling tools and artificial intelligence, basic model creation could be largely automated.
Structuring and prioritizing the test plan Automation tools can handle routine testing tasks by identifying and prioritizing test scenarios based on historical data and system requirements.
Future-proof Skills
Managing conflict resolution The ability to navigate and resolve conflicts, especially those among different stakeholders with divergent needs and priorities, is essentially a human skill.
Evaluating the impact of the solution on stakeholders Evaluating the impact and value of a solution in terms of meeting real user needs requires a deep understanding of the business, intuition, and analytical skills that go beyond simple data analysis.

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