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The Becoming a Better BA Professional section of the Knowledge Centre provides you with articles and webinars that will help you grow your skills and knowlege of the profession.

Articles

Author Article Member benefit
Ahmad Khalifa Discover Your Motivation Yes
Amanda Bennett 5 Common Business Requirements Mistakes and How to Fix Them Yes
Amanda Bennett, CBAP, ITIL, PMP Quick Tip 53: Getting Started on a New Project Yes
Angela Wick, CBAP, PMP BAs at the Epicenter of Innovation
Angelo Kalevela The Simplest Way to Understand All of Your Business Analysis Deliverables
Barbara A. Carkenord, CBAP, PMP, PMI-ACP Defining Project Manager and Business Analyst Roles Yes
Cathy Cecere The Social BA: 5 Reasons to Get Active Online
Cherie Wagner 5 Tips for Engaging Knowledge Sharing Sessions
Gabriella Tulchinskaya, CCBA Quick Tip 75: Helping stakeholders communicate business needs Yes
Gary Bellamy, CBAP, ITIL, CPHIMS-CA Quick Tip 51: Organizing Requirements Yes
Hans Eckman On Lock Down:  Requirements Change Management
Heather Mylan-Mains, CBAP How to Sharpen Your Business Analysis Tools
IIBA Product Management and Development Team 7 Steps for Successful Change Management
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Boring Meetings Suck – A Book Report
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Business Analysis: Discipline, Role or Title?
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Cycles of Change: Agile, Waterfall and Continuous Improvement
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Error Reduction, Productivity Increased, Customer Satisfaction: Usability the Amazing Solution to Business Problems
IIBA Product Management and Development Team IIBA Online Library Book Report: The Business Analyst/Project Manager: A New Partnership for Managing Complexity and Uncertainty by Robert K. Wysocki
IIBA Product Management and Development Team IIBA Online Library: A Valuable Tool in Building Our Global Knowledge
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quantify Your Competence: Better Data for Better Decisions
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 60: Continuous Learning – Utilizing IIBA Resources for Better Business Analysis Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 61: Observation and Contextual Interviews - One Way to Define Current State and Stakeholder Needs Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 62: BA Lone Wolf or Team Lead – Collaborating with Stakeholders to Achieve Results Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 63: Know Your Audience for Requirements Elicitation and Reporting Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 64: Best Practices for Eliciting Business Analysis Information: Survey Says… Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 65: Shake Up Your Business Analysis Process – Try a New Technique Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 66: Avoid Group Think in Requirements Sessions Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 67 – Reduce Risk to Business Analysis Success: Qualify Your Subject Matter Experts Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 68: Low Tech Usability Testing - An Effective Way to Validate and Elicit Requirements Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 71:  Questioning Techniques to Define Business Needs Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 72: Managing Stakeholder Expectations: Part 1 - An Act of Trust Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Quick Tip 73: Managing Stakeholder Expectations: Part 2 - Trustworthiness makes a good business analyst Yes
IIBA Product Management and Development Team The Portable Business Analyst
IIBA Product Management and Development Team The Role of Educators in the Community of Practice
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Three Must Know Competencies in the BA Profession
IIBA Product Management and Development Team Understanding the "S" in Business Systems Analysis
Inspector James Brown, Toronto Police Service Police Skills and Business Analysis...and other things that seem mismatched
Joan Davis How to Engage Distributed Stakeholders
John A. Bellwin Connecting Requirements, Estimates and Work Plans
John A. Bellwin Tools & Process of Connected Requirements, Estimates and Work Plans
John A. Bellwin The Quality Problem Part 1: Defining the Problem
John A. Bellwin The Quality Problem Part 2: Proposing a Solution
John A. Bellwin The Quality Problem Part 3: The Implementation of a Quality Structure
John A. Bellwin The Requirements of Connected Requirements, Estimates, and Work Plans
John Giudice Quick Tip 70: Good Requirements are Understood Requirements – Gain Insights Today  Yes
John Wildanger What the Business Systems Analysis is Working to Achieve
Julie Chase Tips on Becoming and Being a Better BA Manager
Kathleen (Kitty) Hass BREAKTHROUGH BUSINESS ANALYSIS – Implementing and Sustaining a Value-based Practice
Kelly Eull, CBAP The Great Communicator Yes
Kevin Cochran Empowering Business Analysts
Kupe Kupersmith Social Media 101: Building Your Knowledge Network
Kupe Kupersmith Social Media 201: Expanding Your Knowledge Network
Kupe Kupersmith Social Media 301: Sharing Your Knowledge
Kupe Kupersmith Social Media 401: Really Sharing Your Knowledge
Laura Brandenburg, CBAP How to Position Yourself as a Business Analyst even if there are few Global Standards
Laura Brandenburg, CBAP 5 Leadership Secrets New BAs Need to Know
Laura Brandenburg, CBAP Leadership Starts With You: How to Mentor a New Business Analyst
Mariana Mitevska KPIs for Business Analysts
Matthew Leach Selecting and Implementing Software Tools for Business Analysis
Michele Maritato, MBA, PMP, CBAP Project Management and Business Analysis: The Dynamic Duo
Michelle Yanahan Taking the Journey towards BA Competency - Building the Business Case
Neil Bazley The BA Role: An International Perspective
Neil Bazley The Future is no More Uncertain than the Present
Paul Mulvey QT 59:  What Does a Big Yellow Taxi have to do with Managing Meetings? Yes
Prassede Colombo PM and BA – The Dynamic Duo
Rahul Ajani Enagaging Stakeholders in Elicitation and Collaboration Yes
Ray Engelberg, CBAP The Case for Master Documentation
Ray Engelberg, CBAP Book Report: The Innovation Playbook
Ray Engelburg, CBAP Notes from a Requirementalist
Robin Grace The BA, the blind surgeon, and the case of the abandoned gurney
Ronald G. Ross with Gladys S.W. Lam Business Analysis with Business Rules: Escape from Change Deployment Hell
Ross Heatley Why I Decided to Become a Business Analyst
Ryan Rigby Lessons Learned Working with Pigs and Chickens
Sean D. Christopher, MBA Quick Tip 52: Listen!   Yes
Sean D. Christopher, MBA Quick Tip 56: Linguistic Euphoria! Controlling the Talking Head! Yes
Sharon Flemings Developing a Business Case for Technology Investment
Shivani Jain Quick Tip 78: Jack of all Domains Yes
Susan Martin PMs and BAs - Would you Survive The Hunger Games?
Tathagata (Tat) Biswas Do Business Analysts Solve or Avert Business Problems?
Teresa Bennett Determining Project Requirements
Tim Hannan, BA, MCBA, CBAP How my CBAP led to a personal 'CIP' (Continuous Improvement Program)!
Tom Karasmanis 7 Steps in Choosing a Vendor Tool
Tom Karasmanis A Simple Way to Choose a Vendor Tool
Vivek Agarwal 7 Habits of Highly Effective Business Analysts: as observed by Vivek Agarwal
Yelena Lyaunzon and Diane Donnelly, CBAP Business Analysis Best Practices for Enhancements



Webinars

Presenter(s) Webinar Member benefit
Adriana Beal IIBA Spotlight Series: Unleashing the Full Potential of a Performance Measurement Program for Business Analysts Yes  
Barry Tomalin, MA World Business Cultures - 7 Rules of Engagement Yes
Eliot H. Sherman Drawing New Insights form Traditional Sources Yes
Elizabeth Larson IIBA Spotlight Series - Seven Ways to Build Trust - For Effective Requirements Elicitation Yes
Gil Broza IIBA Spotlight: Trade in Your Novel for a Collection of Short Stories Yes
Grid Tools IIBA Vendor Showcase: From Idea to Production - Continuous Development Starts With an Idea, Not After Testing is Finished!
Heather Mylan-Mains Beginnings and Endings - how to manage transitions and smile through them Yes
Ian Johnson IIBA Spotlight Series- A Day in the Life of a BA Yes
James Baird Exploring the BABOK® Guide Webinar Series: Episode 9 - Perspectives
Jamie Nast IIBA ABC Weinbar: Memory Power
Jennifer S Battan Cindy Brady and The Art of Escalation Yes
Joy Beatty Forward Thinking for Tomorrow's Projects: Requirements for Business Analytics Yes
Judy Alter IIBA Leadership Webinar Series: Practice 1 - Model the Way Yes
Kathleen B. (Kitty) Hass Business Success in the New Economy, Critical Business Practices for the Complexity of the 21st Century Yes
Learning and Development, IIBA How to Mitigate Resistance to Change
LN Mishra How Not to Forget Critical Requirements for Your Projects Yes
LN Mishra Managing Without Authority Yes
Mark Smith IIBA Spotlight Webinar - Fix Problems, not Symptoms Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA Series - Effective Communication: A Year in Review 2012 Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA - Effective Communication: Beginnings Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA - Effective Communication: Emotion Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA Series - Effective Communication: Get Your Career In Gear: Setting Goals For Building Communication Skills Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA: Effective Communication - Intergenerational Communication Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA Series- Effective Communication: Life Long Learning Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA Series: Effective Communication - Motivation: Taking the Audience View Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA Series - Effective Communication; Nothing to Laugh About Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA Series - Effective Communication: Quality vs. Quantity Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA - Effective Communication: Resolutions Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA - Effective Communication: Reviews and Editing Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA - Effective Communication: Simple Isn't Easy; Simplicity Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA - Effective Communication: Structuring Your Documents Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA - Effective Communication: The Real Deal; Authenticity Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA: Effective Communication - Year End Review Yes
Patricia Davies and Halina St James Being a BA - Effective Communication: You vs. Me: Empathy Yes
Paula Bell, CBAP The Effective BA - Going from Good to Great: The Abyss of Risk - Don't Get Swallowed Up Yes
Paula Bell, CBAP The Effective BA - Going from Good to Great: Building the Foundation for Change Yes
Paula Bell, CBAP Q and A The Effective BA - Going from Good to Great: Collaboration, Not Toleration - There is a Difference Yes
Perry J McLeod The BAs Requirements Analysis Constant - A Standard Model for Eliciting, Analyzing and Communicating Requirements Yes
Ranjit Anand and Shanthala Rao Addressing Requirements for a Mobile Solution
Richard Larson IIBA Spotlight Series: The BA as Management Consultant Yes
Rick Clare Exploring the BABOK® Guide Webinar Series: Episode 8 - Change, Plans and Risk
Ryland Leyton, CBAP Accelerating Agile by Adding Business Analysis Yes
Ryland Leyton, CBAP Analysis Planning in Agile - Yes, You Still Do It! Yes
Steven Woodward, CFPS, CSQA Cloud Computing - Models, Progress and Context for BAs
Tim Coventry Is Innovation Just Good Business Analysis Yes
Tom Gosselin ABC Series - Practical Negotiating: Tools, Tactics and Techniques
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA - Technical Excellence: Being a BSA; Unsung Heroes Utilization Yes
Tom Karasmanis Being a BA - Technical Excellence: Choosing a Vendor Tool Yes
Wayne Eckerson IIBA Business Analytics Series - Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders Yes