3 Reasons to Share Your IIBA Digital Badges
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What are digital badges? Digital badges show the world you mean business by showcasing an achievement or illustrating skill accumulation and provide a way for professionals to share and validate achievements and milestones.
What’s the Buzz Around Badging?
IIBA digital certification and Member badges let your network, peers and employers know about your ongoing professional development, highlight your commitment to your business analysis career, and make it easier to find others that do what you do. They also say something about you.
1. You are part of a recognized community of professionals
Displaying your badges shows you are a Member of a thriving, global community of business analysis professionals, and lets your colleagues and contacts know a little about you.
2. You take your business analysis reputation seriously
Whether proving that you are an active IIBA Member or showing that you have achieved a certification, badges show that you are committed to developing your business analysis skills. Badges show your pride in those achievements. But these achievements aren’t just words on a page, they can be instantly confirmed with the click of a link.
Your IIBA Member or certification badge is verifiable through our third-party vendor, Accredible, so employers and recruiters can see that you have an up-to-date membership and certification. This allows your achievements to speak for themselves.
3. You are an ambassador for the profession
When you share your IIBA badges on your social networks it sparks conversation and generates interest about business analysis. It gives you the opportunity to talk about its importance in organizations and become an ambassador for the profession. You drive awareness of the business analysis standards that support the profession and enable a better understanding of how they can be implemented to help organizations achieve better outcomes.
Display Your Badge
Share and display your IIBA digital badges on your social media using the hashtag #IMeanBusiness. LinkedIn is one of the most popular networking platforms for sharing your digital badges. It’s a great way to recognize career milestones and your career path. It also promotes your participation in the business analysis community and can help connect you with other Members of our community.
Include the badge image in your email signature line, add it to your virtual background or print it and display it on your bulletin board or office wall.
Other places you can share your badge include:
- Personal website
- Online Portfolio
- Your resume
Show the world you mean business by showcasing an achievement or illustrating skill accumulation through IIBA's globally recognized digital badge program & directory.
Not a Member? Join IIBA today to gain access to your digital badge, plus exclusive access to leading content, networking opportunities, resources, and so much more!
About The Author:
Jared loves being a Business Analyst and has done so in title for over 15 years with over 25 years of business leadership experience in both the retail and energy sectors. He is a strong advocate for IIBA, having served in various capacities with the Calgary IIBA Chapter as well as chairing the Volunteer Chapter Network. He brings his passion for business analysis and experience as a Chapter Leader to the role of Director of Chapters and Membership Engagement of IIBA.
He holds his Bachelor of Arts degree in French from the University of Calgary and the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) designation. He will take any chance possible to evangelize business analysis and will talk your ear off about the role and the profession should you allow him to do so.