There are numerous reasons to get overwhelmed as a Business Analyst in a project. The requirements aren’t shaping up; there is no vision for the product and the solution design isn’t complete. As a Technical BA, you are anxious about starting.
If we want to be experts and be respected like experts and be paid like experts, then we aren't supposed to be asking questions, right?
While it is second nature to many of us I thought it would help to put this up here – the various steps involved in eliciting, documenting and baselining requirements.