BABOK Guide Errata


Chapter Section Heading Errata Reported Correction
4. Elicitation and Collaboration 4.2 Conduct Elicitation>Figure 4.2.1: Conduct Elicitation Input/Output Diagram 7.1. Specify and Model Requirements missing from Tasks Using this Output. Add 7.1. Specify and Model Requirements to Tasks Using this Output
4. Elicitation and Collaboration 4.3 Confirm Elicitation Figure>4.3.1: Confirm Elicitation Input/Output Diagram 7.1. Specify and Model Requirements missing from Tasks Using this Output Add 7.1. Specify and Model Requirements to Tasks Using this Output
5. Requirements Life Cycle Management 5.3 Prioritize Requirements>5.3.7 Stakeholders Domain Subject Matter Expert not included in Stakeholders Add Domain Subject Matter Expert to stakeholders
5. Requirements Life Cycle Management    5.4 Assess Requirements Changes>Figure 5.4.1 Assess Requirements Changes Input/Output Diagram Outputs "5.1 Requirements Change Assessment" and “5.1. Designs Change Assessment" are miss numbered "5.4 Requirements Change Assessment" and "5.4. Designs Change Assessment”
6. Strategy Analysis  6.1.3   Inputs Elicitation Results should be confirmed Elicitation Results (confirmed)
6. Strategy Analysis 6.3 Assess Risks>6.3.3 Inputs Designs (prioritized) is not included in the list of Inputs Add Designs (prioritized) as an Input
6. Strategy Analysis 6.3 Assess Risks>6.3.8 Outputs Risk Analysis Results is not formatted like other Outputs Risk Analysis Results: an understanding of the risks associated with achieving the ...
7. Requirements Analysis and Design Definition The Requirements Analysis and Design Definition knowledge area includes the following tasks: The task list • Define Solution Options is incorrect • Define Design Options
8. Solution Evaluation Figure 8.0.2: Solution Evaluation Input/Output Diagram The Output 8.5 Recommend Actions is inconsistent with the output in 8.5.8 8.5 Recommended Action
8. Solution Evaluation 8.5 Recommend Actions to Increase Solution Value >8.5.4 Elements>.2 Recommendations The bullet list item "• Some additional factors that may impact the decision regarding the replacement or retirement of a solution include:" is incorrectly indented "• Some additional factors that may impact the decision regarding the replacement or retirement of a solution include:" and the following list items should be indented 1 tab
9. Underlying Competencies 9.4.3 Written Communication>.1 Purpose Repeated word "to" Business analysts use written communication to convey ideas, concepts, facts, and opinions to variety of stakeholders
10. Techniques 10.1 Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria>10.1.4 Usage Considerations In the list item "• Evaluation criteria helps in defining priorities." help is pluralized • Evaluation criteria help in defining priorities
10. Techniques 10.12 Data Dictionary>Figure 10.12.1: Example of a Data Dictionary In the Name row "Last Name" is used Family Name
10. Techniques 10.13 Data Flow Diagrams>10.13.2 Description The use of terminators is incorrect in the following sentence: The data flow diagram also illustrates the temporary or permanent repositories (referred to as data stores or terminators) where data is stored within a system or an organization The data flow diagram also illustrates the temporary or permanent repositories (referred to as data stores) where data is stored within a system or an organization
10. Techniques 10.14 Data Mining>.4 Modeling Techniques support sector machines should be support vector machines support vector machines
10. Techniques   10.16 Decision Analysis>10.16.3. Elements>.2 Decision Matrices In the sentence "In this example, Alternate 3 would likely be selected due to its high weighted score." Alternate 3 is incorrect. Do to an error in calculations in Table 10.16.2: Weighted Decision Matrix the selected Alternate 3 should be Alternate 2. In this example, Alternate 2 would likely be selected due to its high weighted score.
10. Techniques   10.16 Decision Analysis>10.16.3. Elements>.2 Decision Matrices>Table 10.16.2: Weighted Decision Matrix There are two incorrect values in the table. Row: Criterion 2 Colum: Alt 3 Value of 8 is incorrect and thereby impacted the weighted score: Row: Weighted score Column: Alt 3 Value 40 Row: Criterion 2 Colum: Alt 3 Value should be 3.                                                   Row: Weighted score Column: Alt 3 Value should be 35.
10. Techniques 10.41 Scope Modelling>10.41.4 Usage Considerations>.1 Strengths Inaccurate indentation of list. Indent the last 4 list items.
10. Techniques 10.44 State Modelling>Figure 10.44.1: State Transition Diagram The State 3 arrows are all pointing as leaving. Change the arrow between State 2 and State 3 as entering State 3.
 11.5 Business Process Management Perspective   11.5.3 Frameworks, Methodologies, and Techniques> .1 Frameworks The BPM Framework ACCORD is misspelled. ACORD
 11.2 Business Intelligence Perspective 11.2.1 Change Scope> .1 Breath of Change The sentence "The business intelligence promotes an enterprise-wide view of information management." should not begin with "The" Business intelligence promotes an enterprise-wide view of information management.
Appendix B:    Techniques to Task Mapping   3.1 Plan Business Analysis Approach is not included in the mapping for 10.37 Reviews. Add 3.1 Plan Business Analysis Approach to the mapping for 10.37 Reviews.
Appendix D: Summary of Changes from BABOK Guide v 2.0 Underlying Competencies/Behaviour Characteristics Error: Ethics—removed. The Behavioural Characteristic Ethics has not been removed.