This wide variety of business analysis tools will help you reduce costs and improve your bottom line.
This category includes a number of mostly unrelated techniques that in the right circumstances can be very powerful. How can you know if you have the right circumstances to use a particular method? Play close attention to the assumptions and the conditions required to make a particular technique work. If the assumptions and conditions don't fit your situation then don't use that tool. Maybe some other business analysis methodologies will fit better.
Six Sigma - A discipline whose goal of virtually zero defects can transform a business.
Margin And Markup - How to determine how much you are making on each of your products. Every product you sell should be profitable and make enough money for it to be worthwhile.
Learning Curve Spreadsheet - Learn what learning curves are. Use the provided spreadsheet to calculate them.
Business SWOT Analysis - How to use Strengths, Weaknesses Opportunities and Threats to help in your decision making.
How To Write A Business Plan - A business plan sets a goal for a new business. It can be a guiding star that shows you the way to success.
How To Start A Business From Home - A tutorial on how to start a new business. It relies heavily on the business plan described above.
This section of tools for the business analyst has a variety of techniques that can be applied to a wide range of problems. The number one goal is to find ways to reduce costs, so that you may make more money from your business venture.