A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK Guide)

A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) is the essential standard to help practitioners and their stakeholders deliver business value and create better business outcomes.

BABOK® Guide expands the scope of business analysis, providing essential direction and support for practitioners in areas such as agile, business intelligence, information technology, business architecture and business process management. 

For questions relating to BABOK® Guide please Email IIBA® or call 1-866-789-4422.

Explore key concepts of BABOK® Guide with our BABOK® Series archived webinars.
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BABOK® Guide Bulk Purchases

Purchasers of 10 or more copies of BABOK® Guide  will receive a discount on their purchase. IIBA Chapters, EEP, Sponsors, and Corporate Members are also entitled to a bulk purchase discount.  For more information, please contact bokorders@iiba.org.  

BABOK® Guide Translations

BABOK® Guide v3 is available in English, Japanese, and German.
The Glossary of BABOK® Guide v3 is also available in Brazilian Portuguese and Canadian French.


BABOK® Guide v3 Errata

BABOK® Guide v3 errata can be found on the BABOK® Guide Errata page.

BABOK® Guide v2 

BABOK® Guide version 2 will no longer be distributed by IIBA. 
We recognize that not all Members of our global community have moved their practices to align with BABOK® Guide version 3, and we will continue to provide support to these Members.
Special orders for BABOK® Guide version 2 can be made via bokorders@iiba.org.