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Running head: BUSINESS ANALYTICS BARRIERS AND CONSTRAINTS1Business Analytics Barriers and Constraints (Business Analyst Roles)Anthony RaphaelEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityBusiness Analytics for ManagersMGMT 530Dr. Robert J. WietzelFebruary 9, 2020
BUSINESS ANALYTICS BARRIERS AND CONSTRAINTS2Business Analytics Barriers and Constraints (Business Analyst Roles)This case study provides an analysis based on an article written in CIO.com about big data and the implications for the future. The article provides a fascinating insight into the currentuse and application of big data throughout our society. The article also provides a precautionary look at potential scenarios that offer a real possibility of losing control of a growing digital world(Bhardwaj & Sharma, 2018). They saw this case study; we will examine the role and function ofa business analyst.The first case study question is, what are some of the barriers or constraints associated with the analyst role within various business functional units? Department silos are one of the first significant obstacles associated with data analytics. Individuals are typically resistant to sharing information between departments or positions out of fear for job security or position relevance. The main reason for this resistance is that businesses do not do a sufficient job of communicating the importance of departmental data to strategic goals (Parameswaran, 2011).The next case study question is, what would one recommend to a potential employee entering into a business analyst role? As a business analyst, it is critical to listen and understand the rules of the individuals and departments the analyst is supporting. It is essential to establish a

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