Business Analyst UAT Tasks Part I

User Acceptance TestingUser Acceptance Testing (UAT) is a beast, we all know that, and during this process business analysts execute numerous UAT tasks based on the type of projects, duration and organizational standards.

  1. Solution Validation: Validate that solution meets the Business Requirements
  2. Verify the Organization Readiness: BA should make sure that the end user is ready to use the solution, by checking that the required resources along with relevant tools and training are created and made available
  3. Identification & Validation of Test Case Scenarios: BA should identify test case scenarios that will be tested in UAT Phase and get those scenarios validated by end user
  4. Create Training Plan: BA should create training plan for the engagement of required resources
  5. Create UAT Plan: BA should publish the UAT plan for the required resources
  6. Conduct UAT: UAT should be conducted keeping in mind the objective of UAT, which is to “make sure that solution fulfills the day-to-day transaction of business along with any other known exceptions”
  7. Record the Results: UAT tasks can only be effective if issues are logged religiously
  8. UAT Feedback: BA should confirm from user that solution fulfills the business needs as anticipated by user and update the feedback to related stakeholders
  9. Conduct UAT Signoff (Approval to GO LIVE)

Upcoming Additions to this Article about UAT tasks:

  • UAT Documentation
  • UAT Planning
  • UAT Execution
  • UAT Closure


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