Dashboard | EEP Update | Events | Sponsors April 2014
Volume 5 Issue 4
imageHow to Write a Use Case
As someone with a business background, do you find that many business analyst jobs involve some interaction with the IT team or IT systems? Are you wondering how you’ll fulfill those responsibilities if you don’t have much (or any) technology knowledge?
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imageWhat does it mean to be a BA student?
As business analysts, we are all busy individuals working to add value to our organizations. Despite this, some individuals take time from their busy schedules to study business analysis. What does it mean to be a BA student?
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imageA Better BA Career Begins with a BA Skills Assessment
Knowing how your business analysis skills measure up to the competencies within the profession is invaluable, whether you’re working towards a promotion, seeking a new position, or want to improve your performance in your current role.
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Coming May 12! BABOK® Guide v3 Public Review
Mark May 12 on your calendar and get ready to participate in the Public Review of A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) version 3. This is your opportunity to help shape the future of the business analysis profession. More information is coming soon.

A Special Thanks to IIBA Volunteers
By Sheryl Tavoularis, Executive Administrator/Support Services/Board Secretary, IIBA
National Volunteer Week is celebrated in Canada this year from April 6 to 12. At International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) we wanted to take this opportunity to recognize our volunteers, not only in Canada but internationally.

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Real Words that Work: Here's the thing
By Patricia Davies. President, Patricia Davies Communications
The definition for “thing” takes up 28 lines in the Gage Canadian Dictionary, not including “thingamabob” and “thingamajig.” It’s an all-purpose word that means nothing and everything, making it useful for casual conversations but not clear or persuasive in written communication..
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By Prassede Columbo, IIBA Italy Chapter President, CEO PMProjetti

Business Analysis is the practice of enabling change. BA competencies are key for understanding business problems and opportunities, recommending solutions that enable the organizations to achieve their goals in the context of the requirements.

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