According to the latest figures published by International Institute for Business Analysis (IIBA) for the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) — New Zealand has the highest per capita CBAPs in the world (5.93 per million population) and is ranked fourth of 33 countries in total numbers.
How would you define business analysis in one easy sentence? According to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge it is “liaison among stakeholders” and “recommending solutions” — but we need to come up with something less like a translator between business and technical jargon. This articles kicks off a discussion…
How can we be sure that the projects and activities in which we’re involved actually grow our organisations in the direction they need. The incremental adjustments towards an organisation’s goals are termed business value — and in order to understand this, how we can plan to improve it, and measure that we have — we must first define it.
This article reviews a conversation on business value, and ends with a recommended definition that covers most scenarios.