In addition to the IIBA Online Library, which is completely free for IIBA Members, the following titles are also recommended.
Improving the effectiveness of your IT through better alignment with the business is a precursor to increasing profitability. This practical, introductory guide provides you with the tools to achieve this. It teaches you about strategy analysis and how to model business systems and processes and covers other topics including business case development, change management, and engineering/information resource management. The book also supports the ISEB qualifications in Business Analysis.
With this essential study guide, you can prepare to pass the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification exam. You'll have access to study hints, a list of exam topics and 40 multiple-choice questions from each of the six knowledge areas covered by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) CBAP exam. Plus, you'll be able to quiz yourself with two 150-question practice tests that are representative of the CBAP exam. With this proven, structured approach to studying, you'll validate your knowledge and experience and familiarize yourself with key industry phrases and terminology.
About the Author
Glenn Brule has more than 19 years of experience in many facets of business, including project management, business analysis, software design and facilitation. As the Director of Client Solutions for ESI International, he is responsible for supporting a global team of business consultants working with Fortune 1000 organizations. Glenn's background as an educator, communicator and business consultant has served him well through his many client engagements that have focused on understanding, diagnosing and providing workable business solutions to complex problems. His knowledge and expertise spans various industries, including financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, insurance and automotive, as well as government agencies. In addition to his position at ESI, Glenn serves as the Vice President of Chapters for the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). Glenn began developing chapters in Canada in 2004 and extended the IIBA's reach internationally between 2005 & 2008 through successfully launching chapters around the world including England, Mumbai, Chennai, Tokyo, Cairo, Paris, Singapore, Johannesburg, Nigeria, Sao Paulo and Brazil. Glenn is now tasked with working with the Chapter Community to establish an infrastructure to support, maintain and continue to grow the Chapter Community globally.
This book provides a how to approach to mastering business analysis work. It will help build the skill sets of new analysts and all those currently doing analysis work, from project managers to project team members such as system analysts, product managers and business development professionals, to the experienced business analyst. It also covers the tasks and knowledge areas for the new 2008 v.2 of The Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOKÂ®) and will help prepare business analysts for the IIBA CBAPÂ® certification exam.