Business Analysis Illustrated

We’ve taken a tall stack of books, heaps of articles, and a large helping of practical experience and converted them into neat diagrams, because we know you’re busy and have enough reading to do as it is!

Here are several samples of our free charts which have been praised by hundreds of people:


Our change management chart is featured in Project Management for Healthcare, a book by David Shirley (p. 110).

A very informative and helpful representation of the change management process - a picture is worth a thousand words!!!
- G. Thomas White, IT Project Manager, USA


Very nice and highly informative..thanks for the good job you have done for the benefit of BAs.
- Martin Singaram, Systems Implementation Manager, India




I just made a quick browse and your materials look great! I’m really impressed with the work you (and your team) have done to graphically represent the business analysis process.
- Arnel Agbulos, Business Analyst/Project Lead, USA

What you get:

This chart collection is designed for business analysts, and because a great business analyst understands more than just business analysis, it covers a range of subjects. You’ll find 15 unique charts in the pack:

  • Stakeholder engagement everything you need to do to keep people engaged in your project, as well as what information to collect at each step
  • BA documents structure and relationships shows the main BA documents, how they are related and what they consist of, as well as the links to project management, change management and SDLC
  • Requirements management planning lays out the process for producing an effective requirements management plan
  • Project lifecycle shows all the disciplines applied in a successful project and their place in the project lifecycle
  • Issue management shows the process to follow to address stakeholder concerns that arise during the project lifecycle
  • Risk management shows the process to follow to address any risks that arise during the project lifecycle
  • Analysis points in the enterprise architecture shows where analysis efforts should be focused for best results, and how enterprise architecture layers map to requirement types
  • ITIL framework an overview of the ITIL framework showing how it can be useful for business analysis
  • Business analysis critical path by analogy with project management, we show a “critical path” for business analysis stages along with the BA artifacts produced during each stage; this can be a great checklist!
  • Organisational culture change checklist organisational culture change is one of the steps in the change management process; it can be a complex endeavour so we came up with a detailed checklist to help you handle it successfully
  • Release management release management is a lot more involved than you would expect, get all the details with this poster!
  • e-Sourcing model a solution for e-sourcing which fulfills the key business objectives and incorporates sourcing strategy, governance, an integrated system and suppliers/partners/service providers
  • Supplier management show a process which provides the business with cost savings, transparency of vendor relationships and long term stability of operations
  • Service catalogue two distinct views of the service catalogue: business perspective and IT perspective
  • BA documents structure and relationships shows the relationships between the BA documents as well as how they relate to change management, project management and SDLC

For extra convenience, our free charts are in the pack too:

  • Business analysis framework
  • Change management (second edition)
  • BA’s view of project management
  • Identity management
  • Enterprise architecture
  • ERP systems and master data
  • Impact of poor requirements
  • Process mapping
  • Deadline handling
  • Executive presentations

That’s 25 charts in total! In addition, each chart is preceded with an explanation of the key points.


Get it today!

Business Analysis Illustrated is available for just $39.

The charts are in PDF format. The business analysis framework and project management charts are meant to be printed on A3 paper, and everything else can be printed on A4, A3 or letter sized paper.

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Money back guarantee: We offer a 30-day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied (even though we’re sure you will be!). We take all the risk so you don’t have to worry.

Note for Business Analysis Kickstart owners: you already have some of the charts from this collection as part of BA Kickstart. BA Illustrated exclusive charts are: release management, e-sourcing model, supplier management, IT service catalogue, and the free charts.



I’ve always been a fan of visual communications to further people’s understanding of what needs to be accomplished, or how it is engineered. This is clean and concise; thanks for sharing it.
- David Coba, Project Manager, USA


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