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New to Business Analysis?

Business analysis is both a role and a discipline. Business Analysts and professionals of many different titles use business analysis to enable successful change in an organization.
Learn about business analysis, IIBA’s role as the professional association of business analysis, and the globally recognized foundational standards of business analysis including the BABOK® Guide.

What is Business Analysis?

Business Analysis is:

the practice of enabling change in an organizational context, by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders. The set of tasks and techniques that are used to perform business analysis are defined in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide).

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The Global Standard.

An IIBA® certification prepares and equips Business Analysis Professionals with expertise and key competencies. Certification improves your marketability, your employability, and your earning potential globally.

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What is Business Analysis?

Endorsed Education and Training

IIBA endorses education and training delivered by EEPs and Academic Members to support the ongoing development of business analysis professionals from entry level to seniority.

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How To Ask Your Employer To Invest In Business Analyst Career Development

71% of respondents report their employer pays for training and professional development - 2020 Global Business Analysis Salary Survey


Business Analysis Professional's Foundation for Success

Introduce and manage change successfully for your organization with the globally recognized standards of the business analysis profession.

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Standards, Regulations, and Best Practices

IIBA® is dedicated to establishing and maintaining the highest standards for the practice of business analysis and our business analysis certifications. Learn more about IIBA's standards, regulations, and best practices.

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About IIBA

What we do, our history, governance, Chapters, and brand.

You can also find business analysis in the news, the evolution of business analysis, AGM information, and IIBA careers here.

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Business Analysis Community

Analyst Catalyst Blog

A blog for the global business analysis practice and its professionals with relevant topics like digital transformation, cybersecurity, and the data analysis. 
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Business Analysis Professional Resources

A curated body of knowledge dedicated to advancing your career in business analysis to create better business outcomes for your organization.

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