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BABOK® Guide v3 Errata

A list of corrected errors reported in the BABOK and summary of changes.

Chapter
Section Heading
Errata Reported
Correction

4. Elicitation and Collaboration

4.2 Conduct Elicitation>Figure 4.2.1: Conduct Elicitation Input/Output Diagram

7.1. Specify and Model Requirements missing from Tasks Using this Output.

Add 7.1. Specify and Model Requirements to Tasks Using this Output.

4. Elicitation and Collaboration

4.3 Confirm Elicitation Figure>4.3.1: Confirm Elicitation Input/Output Diagram

7.1. Specify and Model Requirements missing from Tasks Using this Output.

Add 7.1. Specify and Model Requirements to Tasks Using this Output.

5. Requirements Life Cycle Management

5.1.5 Guidelines and Tools

The term Requirements Management Tools / Repository is inconsistent with 7.1.5 Guidelines and Tools: Requirements Life Cycle Management Tools.

Change 5.1.5 Guidelines and Tools: "Requirements Management Tools / Repository" to "Requirements Life Cycle Management Tools".

5. Requirements Life Cycle Management

5.3 Prioritize Requirements>5.3.7 Stakeholders

Domain  Subject Matter Expert not included in Stakeholders.

Add Domain  Subject Matter Expert to stakeholders.

5. Requirements Life Cycle Management

5.4 Assess Requirements Changes>Figure 5.4.1 Assess Requirements Changes Input/Output Diagram 

Outputs "5.1 Requirements Change Assessment" and  "5.1. Designs Change Assessement" are misnumbered.

"5.4 Requirements Change Assessment" and "5.4. Designs Change Assessement".

Chapter
Section Heading
Errata Reported
Correction

6. Strategy Analysis

6.1.3   Inputs

Elicitation Results should be (confirmed).

Elicitation Results (confirmed).

6. Strategy Analysis

Figure 6.2.1: Define Future State Input/Output Diagram

Contraints mistakenly added in Guidelines and Tools section.

Remove Contratiants from in Figure 6.2.1.

6. Strategy Analysis

Figure 6.2.1: Define Future State Input/Output Diagram

The input Business Requirements does not have the task number.

Add 6.1 to Business Requirements.

6. Strategy Analysis

6.3 Assess Risks>6.3.3 Inputs

Designs (prioritized) is not inlcuded in the list of Inputs.

Add Designs (prioritized) as an Input.

6. Strategy Analysis

6.3 Assess Risks>6.3.8 Outputs

Risk Analysis Results is not formatted like other Ouputs.

 • Risk Analysis Results: an understanding of the risks associated with achieving the ...

7. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

The Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area includes the following tasks:

The task list • Define Solution Options is incorrect.

• Define Design Options

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Section Heading
Errata Reported
Correction

8. Solution Evaluation

Figure 8.0.2: Solution Evaluation Input/Output Diagram

The Ouput 8.5 Recommend Actions is inconsitant with the output in 8.5.8.

8.5 Recommended Action

8. Solution Evaluation

8.5 Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value >8.5.4 Elements>.2 Recommendations

The bullet list item "• Some additional factors that may impact the decision regarding the replacement or retirement of a solution include:" is incorrectly indented.

 "• Some additional factors that may impact the decision regarding the replacement or retirement of a solution include:" and the following list items should be indented 1 tab.

9. Underlying Competencies

9.4.3 Written Communication>.1 Purpose

Repeated word "to"

Business analysts use written communication to  convey ideas, concepts, facts, and opinions to variety of stakeholders.

10. Techniques

10.1 Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria>10.1.4 Usage Considerations

In the list item "• Evaluation criteria helps in defining priorities." help is pluralized.

• Evaluation criteria help in defining priorities.

10. Techniques

10.12 Data Dictionary>Figure 10.12.1: Example of a Data Dictionary

In the Name row "Last Name" is used.

Family Name

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Correction

10. Techniques

10.13 Data Flow Diagrams>10.13.2 Description

The use of termniators is incorrect in the following sentence: The data flow diagram also illustrates the temporary or permanent repositories (referred to as data stores or terminators)
where data is stored within a system or an organization.

The data flow diagram also illustrates the
temporary or permanent repositories (referred to as data stores)
where data is stored within a system or an organization.

10. Techniques

10.14 Data Mining>.4 Modeling Techniques

support sector machines should be support vector machines.

support vector machines

10. Techniques

10.16 Decision Analysis>10.16.3. Elements>.2 Decision Matrices

In the sentence "In this example, Alternate 3 would likelybe selected due to its high weighted score." Alternate 3 is incorrect. Do to an error in calculations in Table 10.16.2: Weighted Decision Matrix the selected Alernate 3 should be be Aleternate 2.

In this example, Alternate 2 would likely be selected due to its high weighted score.

10. Techniques

10.16 Decision Analysis>10.16.3. Elements>.2 Decision Matrices>Table 10.16.2: Weighted Decision Matrix

There are two incorrect values in the table. Row: Criterion 2 Colum: Alt 3 Value of 8 is incorrect and thereby impacted the wieghted score: Row: Wieghted score Column: Alt 3 Value 40.

Row: Criterion 2 Colum: Alt 3 Value  should be 3.                                                                          Row: Wieghted score Column: Alt 3 Value should be 35.

10. Techniques

10.41 Scope Modelling>10.41.4 Usage Considerations>.1 Strengths

Inaccurate indentation of list.

Indent the last 4 list items.

10. Techniques

10.44 State Modelling>Figure 10.44.1: State Transition Diagram

The State 3 arrows are all pointing as leaving.

Change the arrow between State 2 and State 3 as entering State 3.

Chapter
Section Heading
Errata Reported
Correction

 11.5 Business Process Management Perspectiv

11.5.3  Frameworks, Methodologies, and Techniques> .1 Frameworks

The BPM Framework ACCORD is misspelled.

ACORD

 11.2 Business Intelligence Perspective

11.2.1 Change Scope> .1 Breath of Change

The sentence "The business intelligence promotes an enterprise-wide view of information management." should not begin with "The"

Business intelligence promotes promotes an enterprise-wide view of information management.

Appendix B: Techniques to Task Mapping  

 

3.1 Plan Business Analysis Approach is not included in the mapping for 10.37 Reviews.

Add 3.1 Plan Business Analysis Approach to  the mapping for 10.37 Reviews.

Appendix D: Summary of Changes from BABOK Guide v 2.0

Underlying Competencies/Behaviour Characteristics

Error: Ethics—removed.

The Behavioural Characteristic  Ethics has not been removed.

Appendix B: Techniques to Task Mapping

10.26 Item Tracking

3.2 Plan Stakeholder Engagement included in mapping table but 10.26 Item Tracking is not listed in the task.

Remover 3.2 Plan Stakeholder Engagement  from 10.26 Item Tracking mapping.

Chapter
Section Heading
Errata Reported
Correction

Appendix B: Techniques to Task Mapping

10.32 Organizational Modeling

3.2 Plan Stakeholder Engagement missing.

Add 33.2. Plan Stakeholder Engagement .

Appendix B: Techniques to Task Mapping

10.35 Process Modelling

5.1 Trace Requirements missing.

Add 5.1 Trace Requirements.

Appendix B: Techniques to Task Mapping

10.37 Reviews

3.2 Plan Stakeholder Engagement incorrectly mapped.

Remove 3.2. Plan Stakeholder Engagement.

Appendix B: Techniques to Task Mapping

10.38 Risk Analysis and Management

3.1 Plan Business Analysis Approach missing.

Add 3.1. Plan Business Analysis Approach.

Appendix B: Techniques to Task Mapping

10.39 Roles and Permissions Matrix 

7.1 Specify and Model Requirements missing.

Add 7.1 Specify and Model Requirements.

Appendix B: Techniques to Task Mapping

10.40 Root Cause Analysis

3.1 Plan Business Analysis incorrectly mapped.

Remove 3.1. Plan Business Analysis Approach.

Appendix B: Techniques to Task Mapping

10.43 Stakeholder List, Map, or Personas

3.2 Plan Stakeholder Engagement missing.

Add 3.2. Plan Stakeholder Engagement.

Appendix C: Contributors

Appendix C: Contributors

Anne Fomim, CBAP misspell Fomim, should be Fomin.

Change Anne Fomin, CBAP.