In #projectmanagement the #businessanalyst and the #projectmanager need to work hand in hand for best results. Hence as #projectmanagers we really need to have an indepth understanding of what #businessanalysis really is. Also the roles and responsibilities of both need to be clearly defined and understood. This can vary from company to company. In some places the business analyst is involved up to the project Kick-off and later only during analysis of major changes. While the project manager gets involved at project kick-off until handover. However in other companies the business analyst may have a specific role to play throughout the project life cycle. If you have both business analysts and project managers it is essential to define what their roles are in your set-up.
This PESTEL Analysis of Business Analysis can help you in the process