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In Memoriam

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Dr Cecily Macdougall.
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Business Analysis

Skills Every Business Analysis Professional Needs

Top skills a business analysis professional should have. The BABOK Guide outlines many important techniques and soft skills that employers are looking for.
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Business Analysis

Every Company is Now a Data Company and That’s a Good Thing

If your company has made it through COVID-19, it’s officially a data company. How technology has shaped the future and here’s why that’s something to celebrate.
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Business Analysis

5 Tips to Improve and Personalize Your Hiring Process to Attract & Retain Your Target Candidates

The “Great Resignation” continues to impact organizations and teams big and small, team members new and tenured, and all industries, skill levels, and demographics.
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What Makes a Good Agile Team?

The summer issue of BAM! shares practitioner tips for information mapping and specification by example, advice for business analysis managers, and looks at where the role of business analysis fits in agile and product-centric delivery.
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Business Analysis Community

Get Involved: Responding to Change

Navigating disruption is challenging and envisioning the future can be difficult. In this webinar, IIBA's present and past Board Chairs discuss how focusing on business analysis capabilities can enhance an organization’s ability to sense and respond to change.
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How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Get More Done as a Business Analysis Professional

Improve your productivity and advance your business analysis career by using emotional intelligence at work. Here’s how. 
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Business Analysis

The Benefits of Online Proctored Exams (and How to Ace Them)

85% of those seeking IIBA business analysis certifications take online proctored exams. Here’s why these exams are beneficial.
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Business Analysis

How to Write Business Analysis Job Descriptions to Achieve Quality Candidate Flow

Detailed job descriptions are one of the most undervalued aspects of the hiring process, and one of the biggest roadblocks to getting the quality candidate flow you want.
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