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Re: What types of software tools do you use? 


I am new to this forum, so I may not follow completely the standard way of doing analysis here. However, I do think something I have to say is interesting.

New Post 7/31/2017 12:33 AM
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Hello guys, The most important tool which I use in my day to day business analysis is eWay-CRM. It helps me to grow my business. Easily manage leads, projects and Customer management. It is really the best tool for small and medium business enterprises.

New Post 9/18/2019 6:22 AM
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Re: What types of software tools do you use? 
 Adrian M. wrote

I am wondering what type of software tools do you use (or used) in your day to day role as analyst (anything from Notepad to Rational Rose)?

Here are some that I use:

  • SOFTWARE: MS World, PURPOSE: Functional Specifications, Requirements Documents, Vision Document, Business Case.
  • SOFTWARE: MS Excel, PURPOSE: Capacity planning, Traceability, Data Analysis.
  • SOFTWARE: MS Visio, PURPOSE: Process Models, Use Case Models, Domain Models (Class Diagram), Sequence Diagrams.
  • SOFTWARE: ErWin, PURPOSE: Entity Relationship Diagrams.
  • SOFTWARE: MS PowerPoint, PURPOSE: Present of problem statements, Present possible solutions, etc.
  • SOFTWARE: Visual Studio Web Edition, PURPOSE: UI Mockups, Prototypes

- Adrian

that was great list of types of software but there are some most common application software which are using nowadays. here are some most common software mentioned below:

Word processing software: Tools that are used to create word sheets and type documents etc.

Example: Microsoft Word, WordPad, AppleWorks and Notepad

Spreadsheet software: Software used to compute quantitative data.

Example: Apple Numbers, Microsoft Excel and Quattro Pro

Database software: Used to store data and sort information.

Oracle, MS Access and FileMaker Pro

Application Suites: A collection of related programs sold as a package.

Example: OpenOffice, Microsoft Office

Multimedia software: Tools used for a mixture of audio, video, image and text content.

Example: Real Player, Media Player

Communication Software: Tools that connect systems and allow text, audio, and video-based communication.

Example: MS NetMeeting, IRC, ICQ

Internet Browsers: Used to access and view websites.

Example: Netscape Navigator, MS Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome

Email Programs: Software used for emailing.

Example: Microsoft Outlook, Gmail, Apple Mail

I read this information on GoodCore Blog

New Post 9/25/2019 7:39 AM
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Re: What types of software tools do you use? 

Adding JIRA and Trello here since they are really useful for a BA

New Post 1/21/2020 2:36 AM
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Re: What types of software tools do you use? 
Modified By Chris Adams  on 1/21/2020 11:31:45 AM)
Tool type
Program analysis tools-Cross reference generators, static analysers, dynamic analysers
Testing tools-Test data generators, file comparators
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