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Neil Truman is Business Analysis Manager at redPanda Software. edPanda Software is an expert in the end-to-end development and support of customised applications aimed at streamlining business processes and operations. With nearly a decade of experience in the retail industry, redPanda’s software is trusted across all business processes from Point of Sale, Warehousing and Logistics to Debtor Control, Credit Granting and HR Management. redPanda’s experienced and specialised team is committed to delivering the highest quality product and tailoring engagement to ensure the unique needs of each client are met.
  • From sound bites to software solution: defining the role of today’s business analyst

    For most of us, the title of Business Analyst conjures up an unexciting image of a suited professional pouring over numbers and flowcharts in an isolated corner of the office. While there certainly may be elements of truth in this perception, the role of the Business Analyst in the world of enterprise software development bears closer resemblance to the storyteller than to the statistician. Indeed a business analyst's daily work is far more creative and people-centric than the job title suggests. A business analyst is essentially the bridge between clients and the software development team. Very often, they become...