Business Analysis Practices



The Business Analysis Practices section of the Knowledge Centre provides you with articles and webinars that will help you grow your skills and knowledge in specific areas of business analysis practice.

Articles

Author Article Member benefit
Anne Foley Lean Six Sigma Provides Two Road Maps for Process Improvement
C. Dennis Allen Benefits Realization Model: A Practical Application of Metrics and Key Performance Indicators
Chris Jarvis Quick Tip 69: Process Model Activity Naming Yes
Ellen Gottesdiener and Mary Gorman Amplifying Agile Practices with Business Analysis Yes
Hans Aggarwal, M.M.S, CBAP Sprinting in Heels: Getting Started in Agile
IIBA Product Management and Development Team 5 Considerations in Mobile Analytics
IIBA Product Management and Development Team CARRDs: Constraints, Assumptions, Risks, Requirements, and Dependencies Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Doing BPM... On Yourself
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Future of Business in the New Economy, Part 1: Scarcity – the Great Motivator
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Future of Business in the New Economy, Part 2: Free – the Disruptive Price
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Future of Business in the New Economy, Part 3: Value Analysis
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Future of Business in the New Economy, Part 4: The Abundant Business Case.
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 49: Estimating the Requirements Effort Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 50: Competing for Features – Requirements Prioritization Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 55: Know the Rules - Using Business Rules for Effective Process Change Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 57: Identifying Root Cause and Symptoms Using Affinity Diagrams Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 58: The Data Flow Diagram – The Underutilized Tool in the BA Tool Kit Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Tales of Future Past
IIBA Product Management and Development Team The Forgotten Requirement - Organizational Change Yes
James Taylor Questions (and Answers) about Decision Modeling
Jas Phul Process Innovation - BAs Adding Extreme Value Yes
Jason Frink Agile Challenges in a Contractual Environment Yes
Jim Poland Object-Oriented Requirements Capture and Analysis Yes
Joy Beatty Business Requirements: Foundation for Success
Laura Brandenburg, CBAP How to Write a Use Case
Meilir-Page Jones Modeling for Business Analysts: Use Cases, Part 1: What is a Use Case?
Meilir-Page Jones Modeling for Business Analysts - Use Cases, Part 2:  Is Everything a Use Case?
Meilir-Page Jones Modeling for Business Analysts - Use Cases, Part 3: The Steps and the Deliverables
Meilir-Page Jones Modeling for Business Analysts - Use Cases, Part 4: External Business Events
Meilir-Page Jones Modeling for Business Analysts - Use Cases, Part 5: Coming Up With Use Cases
Meilir-Page Jones Modeling for Business Analysts - Use Cases, Part 6:  The Use-Case Template
Meilir-Page Jones Modeling for Business Analysts - Use Cases, Part 7: The Use Case Narrative
Meilir-Page Jones Modeling for Business Analysts - Use Cases, Part 8: A Tale of Two Constructs - the << include >>
Meilir-Page Jones Modeling for Business Analysts - Use Cases, Part 9: A Tale of Two Constructs - the << extend >>
Michael Lachapelle Why Business Analysts Need To Know About Business Models
Nancy Y. Nee, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CBAP Developing Effective Agile Requirements Yes
Neil Bazley Data is an Unfortunate Side Effect of Information
Neil Bazley The Process of Decision Making
Oksana Koveda Data Driven Requirements Gathering and Analysis for e-Commerce Applications Yes
Perry McLeod, CBAP, PMP Business Analysts are Systems Analysts:  Taken from Treatise: On Business Analysis, the Nature and Evolution of the Profession
Researchers: IIBA Product Management and Development Team, Vijat Bhalla, Yves Jordan, Joanne Merkle, Dasola Oluge, Rebecca Scott, Anfisa Yagodkina Improving Business Analysis Performance: A systems model for evidence-based performance improvement Yes
Richard Larson, PMP, CBAP and Elizabeth Larson, PMP, CBAP, CSM Creating Bulletproof Business Cases Part 1: Overview of Business Cases
Richard Larson, PMP, CBAP and Elizabeth Larson, PMP, CBAP, CSM Creating Bulletproof Business Cases Part 2: Situation Analysis
Richard Larson, PMP, CBAP and Elizabeth Larson, PMP, CBAP, CSM Creating Bulletproof Business Cases Part 3: Solution Analysis
Richard Larson, PMP, CBAP and Elizabeth Larson, PMP, CBAP, CSM Creating Bulletproof Business Cases Part 4: Cost-Benefit Analysis
Richard Larson, PMP, CBAP and Elizabeth Larson, PMP, CBAP, CSM Creating Bulletproof Business Cases Part 5: Ten Tips for Presenting a Business Case
Rob Karel What's All the Excitement Around Analytics?
Sean David Christopher, MBA Calculating Confidence Intervals from Real Business Data - Using statistical methods to develop confidence intervals to develop measurable and meaningful inferences about data Yes
Sergio Luis Conte How to Use Enterprise Architecture to Deliver the Right Solution Yes
Steven Woodward Cloud Concepts and the Impact on Business Analysts
Tazeen Shaikh Business Analysis in an Agile World Yes
Terry Wiegmann, CBAP, CSQE, PSPO, ACG The Stakeholders All-Skate Yes
Thomas Frisendal Business Concept Mapping for Better Communication and Scoping Yes
Tom Karasmanis Why Model Business Processes?

Webinars

 

Presenter(s) Webinar Member benefit
Antonio Plais O Modelo de Decisão: Evoluindo para o Gerenciamento de Processos de Negócio
Arun Sundararajan Network Analytics: Deriving Value from Social Data
Barbara Von Halle How to Introduce The Decision Model to Your Organization Yes
Celia Wolf Exploring the BABOK® Guide Webinar Series: Episode 6- Project vs. Controlled Organizational Change
Dr. Fern Halper Predictive Analytics: A Technology Whose Time Has Come Yes
Dr. Fern Halper Integrating Decision Modeling into your Requirements Process Yes
Ellen Gottesdiener It's the Goal, Not the Role: The Work of Agile Business Analysis, Product Management, & Project ManagementÂ
Ellen Gottesdiener IIBA Spotlight Series - Requirements by Collaboration: Workshops to Discover Product Needs Yes
Fabrí­cio Laguna Tendências da Análise de Negócios
George Bridges IIBA Spotlight Series: Stakeholder Analysis Process - Steps Toward Eliciting Great Requirements Yes
Jamie Champagne Requirements for Requirements! Yes
Jeffrey Davidson IIBA Spotlight Series: How to Build Better Requirements with Behavior Driven Development Yes
Jon Page IIBA Business Analytics Webinar Series: Predicting the Future May Not Be As Useful As You Think Yes
Kathleen (Kitty) Hass IIBA A.B.C. Webinar Series - The Enterprise Business Analyst
Keith Kerr, PMP, Robbins Gioia, James Wong, Robbins Gioia Case Study: BAs Join Agile Team to Help Secure U.S. Borders
Kent J. McDonald IIBA Spotlight Series: Is It Worth It? Using a Business Value Model to Guide Decisions Yes
Larry Goldberg IIBA ABC Webinar: How Decision Modeling Revolutionized Requirements
Laura Brandenburg The BA Career - 5 New Years' Resolutions Every Business Analyst Should Have on their Radar
LeanKit, Yonix, Blueprint Vendor Showcase: Agile Extension Technique - Backlog Management
Leonard Greski Business Capability Modeling Theory Practice Yes
Marcelo Neves Capturando Requisitos com Workshops de Requisitos
Margaret Dessypris Thomas IIBA Spotlight Series: The Agile Business Analyst
Maria Amuchastegui Quick Tip 76: How to Write Use Cases for Batch Processes Yes
Mark Barnett, PHD, MBA Overcome Risk using Process Management and Improvement
Mary Gorman and Ellen Gottesdiener IIBA A.B.C. Series - Discover to Deliver: Agile Product Planning Analysis
Paul Harmon IIBA Spotlight Series - What is BPM and Why BAs Should care Yes
Prof. Anindya Ghose Mobile and Wearable Computing: Using Data Analytics to Understand the Mobile Shopper
Prof. Anindya Ghose IIBA Business Analytics Series: Mobile Analytics - Apps, Advertising and Commerce in the New 'Mobile' Economy
Ravi Singh The Decision Model, a Powerful Tool in the Business Architect's Repertoire Yes
Robert Shapiro BA Technical Webinar - Business Process Modeling Notation Yes
Roger Burlton IIBA Spotlight Series - Business Process Architecture: Connecting Business Strategy to Business Requirements Yes
Roxanne Miller IIBA Spotlight Series: Oh, No!  Not Nonfunctional! Yes
Scott W. Ambler Disciplined Agile Business Analysis Yes
Selma Carvalho Analistas de sistemas x Analistas de Negócios
Sparkling Logic, Sandhill Consultants IIBA Vendor Showcase - Business Intelligence and Analytics
Technosolutions, Polarion, and Bluprint Systems IIBA Vendor Showcase: Agile
Technosolutions, Polarion, and Blueprint Systems IIBA Vendor Showcase - Enterprise Business Analysis
Ted Kerr, CBAP Agile Test-Driven Requirements Management Using BDD-Style Executable Specifications Yes
Tom Bellinson Quick Tip 77: Feature Weighting Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA Technical Webinar Series: A State of Affairs - An Introduction to State Diagrams Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA Series - Technical Webinar: Once Upon a Time - An Introduction to User Stories Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA - Technical Excellence Webinar: Describing Non- Functional Requirements Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA - Technical Excellence Webinar: What You Need to Know to Write a Software Requirements Specification Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA - Technical Excellene: From Use Cases to Requirements: Part 3 Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA - Technical Excellene: From Use Cases to Requirements: Part 2 Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA Series - Technical Webinar: Abstract UML Sequence Diagrams - Modeling Flow and Logic Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA Series - Technical Webinar: An Introduction to Class Diagrams Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA Series - Technical Excellence: An Introduction to Use Cases and Activity Diagrams Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA Series - Technical Excellence; Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA Series - Technical Excellence: Modeling and the End-to-End View Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA Series - Technical Excellence : An Overview of UML and Other Diagrams Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA - Technical Excellence: Lean Business Analysis Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA - Technical Excellence: Use Cases Traceability Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA - Technical Excellence: How Detailed Should the BRD Be Yes
Venkadesh Narayanan Transition Requirements Yes