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Volume 5 Issue 5
 
imageBABOK® Guide v3 and the Future of the BA Profession
On May 12, 2014, IIBA® will begin the International Public Review of A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) version 3. This collaboration has been a truly global effort, with over 70 volunteer writers and hundreds of reviewers from more than 20 countries with expertise spanning all areas of business analysis across 15 industries.
 
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imageTen Ways to Build a Requirements Team
Most projects have well-defined roles and responsibilities that have been formalized in what is known as a Responsibility Assignment Matrix or RAM. This RAM identifies and informs the project’s team members as well as the sub-team members such as the Testing Team, Design Team, and Development Team.
 
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image11 Questions Answered about Creating a Winning Résumé
Over 300 people attended April’s webinar on “How to Create a Winning Résumé” and we didn’t have time to answer all the questions that came in. What follows are answers to the top 11 questions that came up during the session.
 
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Why I Decided to Become a Business Analyst
By Ross Heatley, BA Student

After realizing I had very little motivation for continuing my current studies, I contacted a former colleague who agreed to mentor me. We discussed what I felt I was good at, what I enjoyed doing and what appealed to me in business. Based on my answers to these questions, he suggested I look into Business Analysis as a possible career. 
 
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Improvements to the IIBA Certification Program
 
The IIBA® Certification team is pleased to announce these improvements to the Certification Program.

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Best Practices for Better Business Analysis
 
This month we are offering an article that diverges somewhat from our mandate, but believe that it is such a valuable piece of work that we would make it available to you. This article is a research paper that provides a systems model for evidence-based performance improvement.
 
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Register for an IIBA Webinar in May
   
Grab your seat to learn about "Drawing New Insights from Traditional Sources", how to "Overcome Risk Using Process Management and Improvement" and discover Data Modeling Tools.
 
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