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IIBA® is the non-profit professional association dedicated to the field of business analysis.  As the voice of the business analysis community, IIBA supports the recognition of the profession and discipline and works to maintain the global standard for the practices and certification.

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What is Business Data Analytics?

Business data analytics is a practice by which a specific set of techniques, competencies and procedures are applied to perform the continuous exploration, iteration, and investigation of past and current business data, for the purposes of obtaining insights about a business that can lead to improved decision-making.

In the data-driven economy, providing value means being able to translate data rapidly into value-add information.

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IIBA and Accenture Whitepaper

The Data Science Whitepaper Series looks at how data science can be leveraged to address complex business problems and how it's shaping the future of organizations across industries.

What ails the healthcare industry? The diagnosis is clear—healthcare faces multiple challenges that have a direct impact on the lives of people across the globe. This paper discusses how data science is enabling innovation in several areas in healthcare, including pharma, and helping drive better patient outcomes.

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Bringing the world of business analysis together.

Meet your peers, experts and future leaders – share insights, be inspired, get energized and have some fun.

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The BABOK® Guide

Provides essential direction and support for practitioners in areas such as agile, business intelligence, information technology, business architecture and business process management.

Covers 6 Knowledge Areas, 50 techniques and more!

Members get free access to an e-copy of the BABOK®

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An IIBA® competency-based certification tells employers you have the required skills, knowledge and experience in business analysis. Certification improves your marketability, your employability, and your earning potential.

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Take the ECBA Exam Online

The one-hour on-line ECBATM exam, aligned with the BABOK® Guide, consists of 50 multiple choice competency-based questions.

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Grow Your Knowledge

Whether you’re looking for training to support your growth in the BA field, you’re preparing to write your IIBA certification exam or you want to renew your certification we can help you find the right training course.

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Grow your Knowledge

IIBA is engaged with many academic institutions worldwide who offer courses and programs recognized by IIBA as well as, Academic BA Certificates and Diplomas co-branded with IIBA.

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The Business Analysis
Competency Model

IIBA Competency Model 4.0

The Competency Model assesses your understanding of BA foundational skills, tasks, techniques, and personal characteristics necessary to perform as a business analyst.

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