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if a Are developers expected to have skills of business analyst can do itanalysts?

AOur business analyst has left the team and has left us programmers. We are now expected to take up her reportingdo the work which was previously done by the business analyst, and analysis responsibilities using a set of unfamiliar B.I. tools. Management's attitude isthe management thinks that if a business analyst can do task Awhich is done in 3three months, then by a programmer shouldbusiness analyst can be able to do the samedone in 1one month by a developer. 

My experience is in programming only, and I'm not familiar to the business intelligence tools. To me this seems like maybe an unfair comparison or expectation, and might even trivialize the role of a business analyst.

Has anyone else encountered this situation? Opinions, agreement, or disagreementHow to deal with it?

if a business analyst can do it

A business analyst has left the team and has left us programmers to take up her reporting and analysis responsibilities using a set of unfamiliar B.I. tools. Management's attitude is that if a business analyst can do task A in 3 months, then a programmer should be able to do the same in 1. My experience is in programming only. To me this seems like maybe an unfair comparison or expectation, and might even trivialize the role of a business analyst.

Has anyone else encountered this situation? Opinions, agreement, or disagreement?

Are developers expected to have skills of business analysts?

Our business analyst has left the team. We are now expected to do the work which was previously done by the business analyst, and the management thinks that a task which is done in three months by a business analyst can be done in one month by a developer. 

My experience is in programming only, and I'm not familiar to the business intelligence tools. To me this seems like maybe an unfair comparison or expectation, and might even trivialize the role of a business analyst.

Has anyone else encountered this situation? How to deal with it?

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A business analyst has left the team and has left us programmers to take up her reporting and analysis responsibilities using a set of unfamiliar B.I. tools. Management's attitude is that if a business analyst can do task A in 3 months, then a programmer should be able to do the same in 1. My experience is in programming only. To me this seems like maybe an unfair comparison or expectation, and might even trivialize the role of a business analyst.

Has anyone else encountered this situation? Opinions, agreement, or disagreement? Thanks.

A business analyst has left the team and has left us programmers to take up her reporting and analysis responsibilities using a set of unfamiliar B.I. tools. Management's attitude is that if a business analyst can do task A in 3 months, then a programmer should be able to do the same in 1. My experience is in programming only. To me this seems like maybe an unfair comparison or expectation, and might even trivialize the role of a business analyst.

Has anyone else encountered this situation? Opinions, agreement, or disagreement? Thanks.

A business analyst has left the team and has left us programmers to take up her reporting and analysis responsibilities using a set of unfamiliar B.I. tools. Management's attitude is that if a business analyst can do task A in 3 months, then a programmer should be able to do the same in 1. My experience is in programming only. To me this seems like maybe an unfair comparison or expectation, and might even trivialize the role of a business analyst.

Has anyone else encountered this situation? Opinions, agreement, or disagreement?

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A business analyst has left the team and has left us programmers to take up her reporting and analysis responsibilities using a set of unfamiliar B.I. tools. Management's attitude is that if a business analyst can do task A in 3 months, then a programmer should be able to do the same in 1. My experience is in programming only. To me this seems like maybe an unfair comparison or expectation, and might even trivialize the role of a business analyst.

My background is in programming only, in fact it's why I took this job.

Has anyone else encountered this situation? Opinions, agreement, or disagreement? Thanks.

A business analyst has left the team and has left us programmers to take up her reporting and analysis responsibilities using a set of unfamiliar B.I. tools. Management's attitude is that if a business analyst can do task A in 3 months, then a programmer should be able to do the same in 1. To me this seems like maybe an unfair comparison or expectation, and might even trivialize the role of a business analyst.

My background is in programming only, in fact it's why I took this job.

Has anyone else encountered this situation? Opinions, agreement, or disagreement? Thanks.

A business analyst has left the team and has left us programmers to take up her reporting and analysis responsibilities using a set of unfamiliar B.I. tools. Management's attitude is that if a business analyst can do task A in 3 months, then a programmer should be able to do the same in 1. My experience is in programming only. To me this seems like maybe an unfair comparison or expectation, and might even trivialize the role of a business analyst.

Has anyone else encountered this situation? Opinions, agreement, or disagreement? Thanks.

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