Most Business Analysts I know love being BAs. Chuck us at a gnarly, black-hole of a problem and we’re like pigs in mud.
But while we love what we do, the Business Analyst career-path seems to have a bit of a ceiling. The BCS BA career pathway for example ends at Lead Business Analyst.
You can become more expert and senior at what you do, maybe head up a team of BAs, but there isn’t a clear path forward if you want to take your career to the next level. …
Principal Business Analyst at the Financial Times.