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Glossary of Information Governance Terms

BUSINESS ANALYSIS
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    Process


    Definition:
    A process used by organizations to improve how it conducts its functions and activities in order to reduce overall costs, provide more efficient use of resources, and better support customers. It introduces the notion of process orientation, of concentrating on and rethinking end-to-end activities that create value for customers, while removing unnecessary, non-value added work. The person who carries out this task is called a business analyst or BA.


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  2. Context:
    Process


    Definition:
    Analysis of the operations, functions, activities and procedures of a department or functional unit.


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    United Nations ARMS Glossary of Recordkeeping Terms


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ACTIVITY
FUNCTION