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OSGN:

BABOK

Guide v3

What's new and why it matters


Presented by:
Ravi Balike MBA, PMP, CBAP
VP Professional Development IIBA PHL
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ravibalike
Email: ravishankar.balike@tmnas.com
Phone: 412 916 9775

Pre-Event Survey Results Your Questions


What's brand new?

Why are the changes important?

What's changed?

What are the reasons behind the


changes?
Any references to other frameworks
PMBOK, ITIL, COBIT?
How to be a successful BA?
Extensions

Is BABOK needed to get a BA


job?

Impact on certification

How to use BABOK in practice?


Enterprise Analysis & Elicitation
What can I bring to my job
2
immediately?
BABOK and Agile

IIBA Core Purpose

To unite a community of
professionals to create better
business outcomes

A Growing Community of Professionals


As of March 2015:

28,500+ Members
Chartered Chapters: 113
Over 230 Corporate Members
CCBA Recipients: 699
CBAP Recipients: 4,933

IIBA & BABOK Timeline


2004
IIBA is
formed

2009
BABOK
V2

2006
BABOK
V1.6

2015
BABOK
V3
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BABOK v3 Promotional Video


https://youtu.be/tX2hjd-37pw

Three Impressions

Comprehensive Coverage of BA
profession
Inclusion of Perspectives
Strategic Alignment

Perspectives
Agile Perspective
Business Intelligence Perspective
Information Technology Perspective
Business Architecture Perspective
Business Process Management Perspective

Perspectives Connect BABOK to BA Practice


Enterprise

IT
EntArch

EntArch

Business
Architect

Business
Relationship
Manager
BI
Decision
Systems
Systems
Analyst

Product
Owner

IT BA

Process
Analyst

Project

Technology

Business
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Encompassing the Full Scope of the


Business Analysis Discipline
Version 2 Scope

Version 3 Scope

IT Projects

IT Projects

Agile (limited coverage)

Agile (full coverage)


Business Process Management
Business Architecture
Business Intelligence

Industry is demanding:
Process improvement skills

Strategic thinking and alignment to business goals


Integration with agile software development methods
Greater focus on change management
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Business Analysis Core Concept Model


BACCM
Uniting a community of
practitioners requires
common terminology

6 core recurring concepts

Requirement
Classification Schema

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Key Terms: Business Analysis


V3: Business analysis is the practice of enabling change
in an enterprise by defining needs and recommending
solutions that deliver value to stakeholders.

V2: Business analysis is the set of tasks and techniques


used to work as a liaison among stakeholders in order to
understand the structure, policies, and operations of an
organization, and to recommend solutions that enable
the organization to achieve its goals.
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Key Terms: Requirements


V3: A requirement is a usable
representation of a need.
V2: A condition or capability
needed by a stakeholder to
solve a problem or achieve
an objective.

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Structural elements of BABOK


Knowledge Areas
Tasks
Techniques
Underlying Competencies

Exercise

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Exercise I
Match Examples with Structural Elements
Structural Element

Example

1 Knowledge Areas

a Brainstorming

2 Tasks

Underlying
3
Competencies

c Business Architecture

4 Techniques

5 Perspectives

e Analyze Current State

Analytical Thinking and


Problem Solving

Requirements Life Cycle


Management

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Requirements Vs Design
The Distinction
Recursive nature
Is it To Be Requirements ?

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Exercise II
Identify each section below as a Requirement or a Design:

1. View six months sales data across multiple organizational


units in a single view.
2. A sketch of a dashboard.
3. Provide information in English and French.
4. Prototype with text displayed English and French.
5. Business Capability Model.
6. Screen mock-up showing specific data fields.

7. Reduce amount of time required to pick and pack a


customer order.
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Knowledge Area Relationships

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v3 Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

New
Removed

Moved

v2 Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

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v3:Elicitation and Collaboration

v2:Elicitation

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v3:Requirements Life Cycle Management

v2:Requirements Management & Communication

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v3:Strategy Analysis

v2:Enterprise Analysis

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v3:Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

v2:Requirements Analysis

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v3:Solution Evaluation

v2:Solution Assessment and Validation

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v3:Underlying Competencies
Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
Behavioural Characteristics
Business Knowledge
Communication Skills
Interaction Skills
Tools and Technology

v2:Underlying Competencies
Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving
Behavioral Characteristics
Business Knowledge
Communication Skills
Interaction Skills
Software Applications

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New Techniques
Backlog Management
Balanced Scorecard
Business Capability Analysis
Business Case
Business Model Canvas

Collaborative Games
Concept Modelling
Data Mining

Decision Modelling
Financial Analysis
Mind Mapping
Process Analysis
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Certification Changes
Research is ongoing to ensure exam meets gold standard
requirements
Date for cutover will be announced 4-6 months in advance
Exam will remain based on v2 longer than in past, due to scope of revision
Planning for the update is underway and timing will be communicated

Candidates currently pursuing certification are encouraged


to continue to do so
All current certification holders will be automatically mapped to equivalent level
in new program
Follow current recertification process to maintain certification

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Agile Perspective
Agile perspective as nice short introduction
Updating Agile extension is
under discussion
Alignment with Guide v3

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Where do we go from here


Download a copy of BABOK Guide v3 today
Share this presentation with your team and manager
Review new techniques
Join a Study Group
Attend IIBA Webinars
and Events

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Questions ?

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