The purpose of this pocket guide to the BABOK® Guide is to help understand the key knowledge found within the BABOK Guide and how it can be applied to a particular situation.
Primary target groups for this pocket guide are:
• Individuals interested in how business analysis works or who may want to become Business Analysts;
• Business Analysts as a quick reference during the course of their day-to-day work;
• Team members working on projects or within normal organizational operations where business analysis is performed;
• Managers and executives who need to understand how business analysis can help improve their organizations.
This pocket guide is based upon the content found in Version 2 of the BABOK Guide.
The BABOK Guide was first published by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) in 2005. Version 2.0 was released in March 2009.
The BABOK® Guide describes business analysis areas of knowledge, their associated activities and the tasks and skills necessary to be effective in their execution. The BABOK® Guide is a reference for professional knowledge for business analysis and provides the basis for the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) and the Certification of Competency in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) certifications.