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IIBA Global Research

Trusted Insights for Challenging Business Problems 

IIBA’s Global Research provides a broad view of topical information, insights, demographics, and trends that influence business analysis globally. Use these trends to inform and challenge your thinking on digital transformation, data analytics, agile analysis, and many other topics.

Critical Trends in Business Agility

Being Nimble: The Scalable Capability for Organizations to Sense and Respond to Change 

As part of IIBA’s Global Research, Being Nimble examines the established concept of business agility and identifies ways that organizations can improve their ability to sense and respond to change through the application of business analysis. Over 65% of organizations with high nimble capacity are best in class or exceed their peers in responding to change.

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Leading Trends in Business Data Analytics

Achieving More with Data: The Critical Role of Business Analysis in Becoming a Data-Driven Organization


Part A: How Business Data Analytics is Transforming Industry

As part of IIBA’s Global Research, Achieving More with Data analyzes the forces shaping the use of data and analytics at companies and the strategies, including the use of Business Analysis Professionals, for transforming to a data-driven organization. 

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Part B: Five Key Business Data Analytics Capabilities

The capabilities of today's companies have not kept up with the pace that data and analytics is setting. This has created gaps in execution and false starts, and significant waste of time and money. Discover crucial insights on the five key business analysis capabilities that are essential for success in data-driven organizations.

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Part C: Data Analytics Survey Report

Properly engaged business analysis professionals add value to business data analytics projects, and drive better results. 300 surveys quantify capabilities leading to project success and the impact of business analysis in driving increased ROI and reduced failure rates in data analytics projects. 

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Part D: ​​​​​Data Analytics Survey Infographic

This infographic is full of key findings from the Achieving More with Data research reports and provides essential insights about the impact of business analysis in becoming a data-driven organization.

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Career Advancing Trends in Business Analysis

2023 Global State of Business Analysis Report

Navigate Your Career with Key Insights

The 2023 Global State of Business Analysis Report provides a broad view of the skill sets, trends, and demographics that influence the global profession. This report is the first installment of a three-part series that delves into key areas of business analysis such as salaries, high-paying industries, education, and more. 

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2022 Global State of Business Analysis Report

Career-focused Insights You Need to Know

IIBA’s 2022 Global State of Business Analysis Report (GSBA) provides a view of today’s trends and statistics in business analysis. New this year, Career Journey addresses what professionals need to know about business analysis career phases, with specific insights including salary, organization types, job titles, and more.

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New Infographic: 2022 Global State of Business Analysis

IIBA's 2022 Global State of Business Analysis Infographic shares key insights into the salaries, skill sets and practice areas of Business Analysis and related professionals from around the world. Get free access to the information you need to help advance your career.

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2021 Global State of Business Analysis Report

Make Informed Decisions

The 2021 IIBA Global State of Business Analysis Report (GSBA) provides a broad view of the skill sets, trends, and demographics that influence the global business analysis profession.

Understand how you can grow your career and help organizations enable change through business analysis.

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Research in Partnership with KPMG

Business Analysis - Positioning for Success

IIBA and KPMG study on how business analysis drives business value into the future.

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Reports in Partnership with BCS

Business Analysis in a Disruptive World

Business analysis professionals are used to change and deal with change every day. This skill can be leveraged in the disruptive world.

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Business Analysis and Digital Transformation

It's all about changing the relationship with customers and suppliers.

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Business Analysis in DevOps

How the role of business analysis supports DevOps environments.

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Additional Research with Partners

Take a closer look at the impact of digital transformation on the role of the business analysis professional in today's digital economy.

Business Analysis in the Digital Economy


IIBA® is pleased to present publications like these as one of the many ways that IIBA is helping to provide our Members with access to the latest industry knowledge and resources.

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