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BabSim Partner Spotlight: IIBA®

Babbage Simmel’s partners play a crucial role in our business. Our partner channels enable us to access the right software, the right curriculum and the right resources to create effective solutions for our clients.

Today in the Spotlight is IIBA – International Institute of Business Analysis.

Who is IIBA®?

Recognizing the need for competent business analysts and the need for a standard framework for requirements definition, the International Institute of Business Analysts
was formed in 2005. The IIBA® vision is to be the leading world-wide professional association that develops and maintains standards for the practice of business analysis and for the certification of practitioners.

What is Business Analysis?

According to IIBA®, Business Analysis is the practice of enabling change in an organizational context, by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders. The set of tasks and techniques that are used to perform business analysis are defined in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®Guide).

What is a Business Analyst?

Job titles for business analysis practitioners include not only business analyst, but also business systems analyst, systems analyst, requirements engineer, process analyst, product manager, product owner, enterprise analyst, business architect, management consultant, business intelligence analyst, data scientist, and more. Many other jobs, such as management, project management, product management, software development, quality assurance and interaction design rely heavily on business analysis skills for success.

How can BabSim help with your Business Analysis career?

With Babbage Simmel’s business analysis training courses, you will be able to identify and improve business processes in your organization through gathering, documenting, and testing requirements, analytics, and data modeling, especially in software development and implementation projects.

As an IIBA® Endorsed Education Provider (EEP) Charter Member; Babbage Simmel’s IIBA® endorsed courses qualify for CDU credit.

Join us for a 5 day workshop Business Analysis Theory and Practice on 09/23.

The objectives of this workshop are to:

  • Introduce participants to the roles and responsibilities of business analysts with a focus on project requirements definition
  • Provide training that is consistent with the BABOK® Guide
  • Build the capabilities of participants so that they can successfully develop and manage project requirements and be a productive and contributing member of project teams
  • Engage participants in interactive exercises designed to build their skills and confidence
  • Familiarize participants with best practices in business analysis and requirements definition
  • Provide a base of knowledge for additional business analysis learning, either self-directed or otherwise
  • Allow participants to practice what they have learned in a challenging daylong exercise

About Babbage Simmel Professional Alliance (BSPA)

The Babbage Simmel Professional Alliance (BSPA) consists of a strong network of seasoned professionals who assist Babbage Simmel in providing solutions to our clients. The Alliance’s strength is built upon the special talents and collaboration of its members.

The BSPA reaches beyond corporate walls to build a close community of technical human resources who share the values, vision and professionalism of our firm.

Members build long-term relationships with us and value their role in extending our unique commitment to client success. Babbage Simmel is committed to building the BSPA Program with outstanding professionals and organizations. For more information on being a part of this program, send your bio, your interests and how you/your organization could work with us to