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BABOK Guide Version 3

IIBA Australia PD Days 2013
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Kevin Brennan, CBAP®
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• Joined IIBA in 2003, Member #42, CBAP #61
• 15 years of business analysis experience
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0 to 2.0 ® BABOK The Guide was developed from 2004–2009. 3 .Versions 1.

.. .Anything Here May Change! This represents the current state and plans for version 3 at the time this presentation was delivered. Research and feedback will change these plans.

org © International Institute of Business Analysis .Why a Version 3? ® ‣ Keep the BABOK Guide current ‣ Incorporate things we learned since v2 came out ‣ Make it applicable in more situations ‣ Improve theoretical underpinnings and models ‣ Improve understanding ‣ Help BAs do their jobs IIBA.

” . policies. and operations of an organization & recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.Business Analysis Definition (v2) “Business analysis is the set of tasks and techniques used to work as a liaison among stakeholders to understand the structure.

Business Analysis Definition (v3) “Business analysis is the practice of enabling change in an organizational context by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders.” .

” .Business Analysis Definition (v3) “Business analysis is the practice of enabling change in an organizational context by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders.

.BA Core Concepts Business Analysis is the practice of. ..

. ..enabling change. Changes are any controlled transformation of an organizational system.

in an organizational context. Contexts are the part of the environment that encompasses a change. ...

.. opportunities or constraints with potential value to a stakeholder. Needs are problems. .by defining needs.

& recommending solutions. Solutions are specific ways of satisfying needs in a context. ...

Value is the importance of something to a stakeholder in a context.. ..that deliver value.

to stakeholders. . Stakeholders are groups or individuals with a relationship to the change or to the solution.

org © International Institute of Business Analysis Requirements Life Cycle Management .® BABOK v3 Knowledge Areas Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring Situation Analysis Elicitation & Collaboraton Requirements Analysis & Design Definition ✓ Solution Evaluation Underlying Competencies IIBA.

What’s New: Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring BA services • Stakeholders expect activities. information. and method/ approach risks Coordination of BA plans • The need and effort involved in aggregating plans with other plans and those of other agents IIBA. domain.org © International Institute of Business Analysis . stakeholders. recommendations to make informed decisions or take actions Risk-based • BA approach is to respond to risks • Analyst.

What’s New: Elicitation and Collaboration Name changed •  Needed to emphasize the BA’s role in collaboration More depth •  V2 lacked much depth in the content Not just requirements •  Elicitation is used to identify all types of BA Information Separate key activities •  You might not prepare to elicit •  You might elicit and do nothing with it IIBA.org © International Institute of Business Analysis .

What’s New: Requirements Life Cycle Management Name changed •  Requirements management is ongoing •  Requirements have their own lifecycle Separate key activities •  Approval and Scope Management are very different activities Prioritization •  Understanding stakeholders view of value Communication •  It needs to be collaborative instead of one way IIBA.org © International Institute of Business Analysis .

•  KA focus is to support organizational change IIBA.What’s New: Situation Analysis New KA! New focus •  Replaces EA from v2 – completely created from scratch •  Change strategies are a core part of a business model.org © International Institute of Business Analysis .

What’s New: Requirements Analysis and Design Definition Name changed •  Explicitly state that BAs are involved in design definition and solution recommendation Moved some SAV tasks in •  Proposed solution assessment activities are now included •  Encompasses activities before any construction of a solution IIBA.org © International Institute of Business Analysis .

org © International Institute of Business Analysis .What’s New: Solution Evaluation Name changed Value focus • Less focus on implementing a solution • Evaluating whether the solution delivers the value • Identify impediments to doing so IIBA.

org © International Institute of Business Analysis . terminology.Perspectives Different approaches to controlled organizational change Sets of behaviors. and attitudes used by a stakeholder within a context. IIBA.

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