CBAP / CCBA Certified Business Analysis Study Guide

Author: Susan Weese,Terri Wagner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119248841

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 552

View: 2113

The bestselling CBAP/CCBA study guide, updated for exam v3.0 The CBAP/CCBA Certified Business Analysis Study Guide, Second Edition offers 100% coverage of all exam objectives for the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) exams offered by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). Detailed coverage encompasses all six knowledge areas defined by the Guide to Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK): Planning and Monitoring, Elicitation, Requirements Management and Communication, Enterprise Analysis, Requirements Analysis, and Solution Assessment and Validation, including expert guidance toward all underlying competencies. Real-world scenarios help you align your existing experience with the BABOK, and topic summaries, tips and tricks, practice questions, and objective-mapping give you a solid framework for success on the exam. You also gain access to the Sybex interactive learning environment, featuring review questions, electronic flashcards, and four practice exams to help you gauge your understanding and be fully prepared exam day. As more and more organizations seek to streamline production models, the demand for qualified Business Analysts is growing. This guide provides a personalized study program to help you take your place among those certified in essential business analysis skills. Review the BABOK standards and best practices Master the core Business Analysis competencies Test your preparedness with focused review questions Access CBAP and CCBA practice exams, study tools, and more As the liaison between the customer and the technical team, the Business Analyst is integral to ensuring that the solution satisfies the customer's needs. The BABOK standards codify best practices for this essential role, and the CBAP and CCBA certifications prove your ability to perform them effectively. The CBAP/CCBA Certified Business Analysis Study Guide, Second Edition provides thorough preparation customizable to your needs, to help you maximize your study time and ensure your success.

The Ultimate Cbap / Ccba Study Guide

The Unprecedented Guide to Becoming a Certified Business Analyst

Author: Yaaqub Mohamed (Yamo)

Publisher: Ba Coach Incorporated

ISBN: 9780988052215


Page: 478

View: 3125

Are Your Studying for Your CBAP or CCBA Exam? Fast Track Your Prep Today The Ultimate CBAP / CCBA Study guide is the world's first and only full color study guide that caters to all the learning styles. It also comes with a complimentary 30-days access to the worlds most advanced CBAP / CCBA Exam simulator with over 1200 questions. This guide contains demystified BABOK content written and reviewed by current real BA practitioners and contains highly engaging content in full color that includes: Hundreds of examples to relate the BABOK(r) to real world Magical Universal Acronyms - for no stress remembering Study tips and Exam Nudges KAT Tales - the revolutionary BABOK(r) Cartoons Enhanced BABOK Mind maps for quick preview and review Enhanced BABOK Tables for quick preview and review in a matrix form Exam Essentials - How to pass in the first attempt Reality bytes - a fully integrated case study to help you understand all the tasks in the BOK with a simulated case study used in conjunction with the guide. This Guide also includes a complimentary 30-days access to ExamCoach - the worlds most advanced CBAP / CCBA Exam Simulator A Value of $97]: Practice with over 1200 realistic exam questions No additional purchase necessary to get the access (instructions inside the book) Real time performance and progress tracking through reports and dashboard Separate exam simulator for CCBA and CBAP Works on all smart phones and tablets - practice on the go Studying for your CCBA or CBAP exam has never been easier and more engaging. Let the ultimate guide be your study buddy in understanding the true essence of the BABOK and passing the exam to achieve the most coveted business analysis certification

CBAP / CCBA Exam Prep

Premier Edition Aligned With the Babok Guide, Version 2.0

Author: Barbara A. Carkenord

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781932735598

Category: Education

Page: 388

View: 2397


A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledger

Author: Iiba,Kevin Brennan

Publisher: Iiba

ISBN: 9780981129211

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 1654

"Business analysis involves understanding how organizations function to accomplish their purposes and defining the capabilities an organization requires to provide products and services to external stakeholders. ... [This guide contains] a framework that describes the business analysis tasks that must be performed in order to understand how a solution will deliver value to the sponsoring organization." - page 3.

Seven Steps to Mastering Business Analysis

Author: Barbara A. Carkenord

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

ISBN: 1604270071

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 9039

"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 systems 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 (BABOK) and will help prepare business analysts for the HBA CBAP certification exam."--BOOK JACKET.

CBAP® Certification and BABOK® Study Guide

Author: Hans Jonasson

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

ISBN: 9781498767255


Page: 375

View: 4818

The book covers all knowledge areas from the BABOK®, Third Edition, and is designed to be a study guide for the CBAP® certification from IIBA(tm). It includes over 300 sample questions. It is also usable for those seeking the PMI-PBA® certification. This book is a complete business analysis handbook combining the latest standards from the BABOK® case study examples and exercises with solutions. It has usable tools and techniques, as well as templates ready to be used to develop solid requirements to be the cornerstone for any successful product development.

Business Analysis for Practitioners

A Practice Guide

Author: Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

ISBN: 1628250798

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 206

View: 9586

Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide provides practical resources to tackle the project-related issues associated with requirements and business analysis—and addresses a critical need in the industry for more guidance in this area. The practice guide begins by describing the work of business analysis. It identifies the tasks that are performed, in addition to the essential knowledge and skills needed to effectively perform business analysis on programs and projects.

Business Analysis

Author: Debra Paul,James Cadle,Donald Yeates

Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

ISBN: 9781780172781

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 308

View: 4825

Business analysts must respond to the challenges of today's highly competitive global economy by developing practical, creative and financially sound solutions and this excellent guide gives them the necessary tools. It is also ideal for students wanting to gain university and industry qualifications. This new edition includes expanded discussions regarding gap analysis and benefits management, the impact of Agile software development and an introduction to business architecture.

Project Manager Street Smarts

A Real World Guide to PMP Skills

Author: Linda Kretz Zaval,Terri Wagner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118173171

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

View: 8433


The Business Analysts's Handbook

Author: Howard Podeswa

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1598637150

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 7953

The Business Analyst (BA) plays an important role as liaison between business stakeholders and the technical team (software developers, vendors, etc.), ensuring that business needs are reflected in any software solution. Despite the importance of the job,

Business Analysis For Dummies

Author: Kupe Kupersmith,Paul Mulvey,Kate McGoey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118510631

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 6156

Your go-to guide on business analysis Business analysis refers to the set of tasks and activities that help companies determine their objectives for meeting certain opportunities or addressing challenges and then help them define solutions to meet those objectives. Those engaged in business analysis are charged with identifying the activities that enable the company to define the business problem or opportunity, define what the solutions looks like, and define how it should behave in the end. As a BA, you lay out the plans for the process ahead. Business Analysis For Dummies is the go to reference on how to make the complex topic of business analysis easy to understand. Whether you are new or have experience with business analysis, this book gives you the tools, techniques, tips and tricks to set your project’s expectations and on the path to success. Offers guidance on how to make an impact in your organization by performing business analysis Shows you the tools and techniques to be an effective business analysis professional Provides a number of examples on how to perform business analysis regardless of your role If you're interested in learning about the tools and techniques used by successful business analysis professionals, Business Analysis For Dummies has you covered.

Cbap V3 Study Guide

Author: L. N. Mishra

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540552440


Page: 170

View: 688

Mastering CBAP(r) Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP(r)) from IIBA, Canada is the 3rd level certification for business analysts world-wide. Obtaining CBAP(r) certification has following benefits: 1. Recognition of one's business analysis capabilities 2. Better career opportunities 3. Better salary Mastering CBAP(r) is authored by faculties with more than four decades experience in business analysis and both are qualified CBAPs. They have trained more than 3000 BAs world-wide. More than 100 professionals have been certified under their guidan

CBAP® Exam

Practice Test and Study Guide, Second Edition

Author: Glenn R. Brûlé

Publisher: ESI International

ISBN: 9781890367541

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 322

View: 598

With this essential study guide, readers can prepare to pass the Certified Business Analysis Professional® (CBAP®) certification exam. They get access to study hints and areas of focus, as well as 40 multiple-choice questions from each of the six knowledge areas covered by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) CBAP® exam. Plus, they can self text with two 150-question practice tests that are representative of the CBAP® exam. With this proven, structured approach, readers can familiarize themselves with key industry phrases and terminology.

Business Analysis Techniques

72 Essential Tools for Success

Author: James Cadle,Debra Paul,Paul Turner

Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute

ISBN: 190612423X

Category: Business analysts

Page: 260

View: 5085

The development of business analysis as a professional discipline has extended the role of the business analyst who now needs the widest possible array of tools and the skills and knowledge to be able to use each when and where it is needed. This book provides 72 possible techniques and practical guidance on how and when to apply them.

CBAP Certified Business Analysis Professional All-in-One Exam Guide

Author: Joseph Phillips

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071626689

Category: Computers

Page: 496

View: 5213

All-in-One is All You Need! Get complete coverage of all the material included on the International Institute of Business Analysis CBAP exam inside this comprehensive resource. Written by industry expert, trainer, and project management consultant Joseph Phillips, this authoritative exam guide fully covers the Guide to the Business Analyst Body of Knowledge (BABOK). You'll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the CBAP exam with ease, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. CBAP Certified Business Analysis Professional All-in-One Exam Guide covers all exam topics, including: Business analysis planning and monitoring Eliciting requirements Managing requirements communication Working as an enterprise business analyst Analyzing and documenting project requirements Assessing and validating project solutions Managing projects The CD-ROM features Two full practice exams Video training from the author Complete electronic book

Achieve Business Analysis Certification

The Complete Guide to PMI-PBA, CBAP and CPRE Exam Success

Author: Klaus Nielsen

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

ISBN: 9781604271119

Category: Business analysts

Page: 400

View: 1272

The demand for business analysts is expected to increase 22 percent by 2020. This one-of-a-kind comprehensive study guide and 'go to' reference for any certification within this profession, will provide those interested in this career the level of knowledge, and means to achieve the credentials that will set them apart!

Agile Extension to the BABOK Guide, Version 2

Author: Iiba,Agile Alliance

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781927584088

Category: Agile software development

Page: 148

View: 437

The Agile Extension to the BABOK(R) Guide (Agile Extension) version 2 describes the benefits, activities, tasks, skills, and practices required for effective agile business analysis with a constant focus on delivering business value. The Agile Extension version 2: describes the agile mindset and positions agile business analysis beyond software development introduces a 3-tier rolling planning model to help organizations, teams, and practitioners deliver greater business value incorporates the Business Analysis Core Concept Model(TM) (BACCM(TM)) details the seven principles of agile business analysis The Agile Extension to the BABOK(R) Guide is an ongoing initiative of Agile Alliance and the International Institute of Business Analysis(TM) (IIBA(R)) since 2009. The Agile Extension provides guidance for Agile practitioners or anyone interested in leveraging effective Agile business analysis to create better business outcomes that add real business and customer value

R for Data Science Cookbook

Author: Yu-Wei, Chiu (David Chiu)

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784392049

Category: Computers

Page: 452

View: 608

Over 100 hands-on recipes to effectively solve real-world data problems using the most popular R packages and techniques About This Book Gain insight into how data scientists collect, process, analyze, and visualize data using some of the most popular R packages Understand how to apply useful data analysis techniques in R for real-world applications An easy-to-follow guide to make the life of data scientist easier with the problems faced while performing data analysis Who This Book Is For This book is for those who are already familiar with the basic operation of R, but want to learn how to efficiently and effectively analyze real-world data problems using practical R packages. What You Will Learn Get to know the functional characteristics of R language Extract, transform, and load data from heterogeneous sources Understand how easily R can confront probability and statistics problems Get simple R instructions to quickly organize and manipulate large datasets Create professional data visualizations and interactive reports Predict user purchase behavior by adopting a classification approach Implement data mining techniques to discover items that are frequently purchased together Group similar text documents by using various clustering methods In Detail This cookbook offers a range of data analysis samples in simple and straightforward R code, providing step-by-step resources and time-saving methods to help you solve data problems efficiently. The first section deals with how to create R functions to avoid the unnecessary duplication of code. You will learn how to prepare, process, and perform sophisticated ETL for heterogeneous data sources with R packages. An example of data manipulation is provided, illustrating how to use the “dplyr” and “data.table” packages to efficiently process larger data structures. We also focus on “ggplot2” and show you how to create advanced figures for data exploration. In addition, you will learn how to build an interactive report using the “ggvis” package. Later chapters offer insight into time series analysis on financial data, while there is detailed information on the hot topic of machine learning, including data classification, regression, clustering, association rule mining, and dimension reduction. By the end of this book, you will understand how to resolve issues and will be able to comfortably offer solutions to problems encountered while performing data analysis. Style and approach This easy-to-follow guide is full of hands-on examples of data analysis with R. Each topic is fully explained beginning with the core concept, followed by step-by-step practical examples, and concluding with detailed explanations of each concept used.