A person who analyses the operations of a department or functional unit to develop a general systems solution to the problem. The solution will typically involve a combination of manual and automated processes. The business analyst can provide insights into an operation for an information systems analyst.
noun (informal) an investor in a business venture, esp one in its early stages Also called angel investor Historical Examples Crowds Gerald Stanley Lee noun Usage Note
business as usual The normal course of some activity, as in The fire destroyed only a small section of the store, so it’s business as usual. This term originated as an announcement that a commercial establishment was continuing to operate in spite of fire, construction, or some similar interruption. It had been extended to broader […]
business before pleasure Historical Examples Edith and John Franklin S. Farquhar A Transient Guest Edgar Saltus We Can’t Have Everything Rupert Hughes Leonore Stubbs L. B. Walford Swirling Waters Max Rittenberg Rick Dale, A Story of the Northwest Coast Kirk Munroe Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, Vol. I (of 2) John […]
a small card on which is printed, typically, a person’s name, job title, firm, business address, and telephone number. Historical Examples Phaeton Rogers Rossiter Johnson