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Volume 5 Issue 8
 
imageHow Business Analysis Services Add Business Value
Business Analysis contains a few business services to drive better business outcomes. Business Analysis is about defining and delivering the outcomes that are best for the organization: strategically, tactically and operationally.
 
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imageTrending Digital - BAs are Forging a Path through the Creative World of Digital Marketing
No one is more focused on innovation and speed to market these days than digital marketing agencies. With advertising dollars shifting towards digital, CMOs are beginning to partner with CIOs to drive their organization’s bottom line. And herein lies both opportunities and challenges for digitally-minded business analysts.
 
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imageThank you from the BABOK® Guide v3 Team
The BABOK® Guide v3 Public Review was a great success and the Core Team would like to thank everyone who participated. The feedback you provided is critical as the international volunteer Core Team works to finalize version 3 of the global standard for the business analysis profession.
 
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Announcing Changes to Better Support our Members and Chapters
By Stephen Ashworth, President and CEO, IIBA

It has been over four months since I had the pleasure of joining IIBA® as the President and CEO. During that time, I have had the opportunity to meet and speak with members around the world, and have heard firsthand the passion, commitment and leadership that is present throughout our community. The future of business analysis is extremely exciting, and we are committed to seizing these opportunities to help further support and provide value to you, our members. 
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Book Report: The Innovation Playbook
By Ray Engelberg, CBAP, Business System Analyst, UPS
 
The Internet.  GPS.  Smartphones.  Innovations all, right? Before you answer, check out The Innovation Playbook by Nicholas J. Webb. Webb starts out by describing two companies he regards as innovative:  In-N-Out Burger and the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. 

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Best Practices for Better Business Analysis
 
In "Strike the Balance – Stakeholder Management" you will discover ways to identify stakeholders, analyze their level of influence on the project, and learn handy tips for managing conflicts, to help pave a smoother path to the success of any change initiative.
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IIBA Career Centre - New Job Listings
   
Be sure to bookmark the IIBA® Career Centre to find the latest business analyst jobs. If you’re an employer of BAs, the Career Centre is the place to find the top talent. .
 
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