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COFFEE HOUR - JULY 14th!

Are you ready to take your career to the next level?

The BABOK® Guide is the most credible and authoritative source of knowledge and practices for business analysis.

Boost your resume and update your LinkedIn profile with a CCBA or CBAP certification.  The Buffalo Chapter of the IIBA can help you be successful and offers a FREE coffee hour to study the BABOK®

The next session is July 14th @ 7am at Spot Coffee on Maple and Transit. Join us for coffee and collaboration, and start taking Coffee Hoursteps to advance your career!

Find out more about certification on the IIBA website.

What is a Business Analyst?

An analyst works as a liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes and information systems. The business analyst understands business problems and opportunities and recommends SOLUTIONS.

Many roles play the part of a Business Analyst including Project Managers, Systems Analysts, Product Owners, Enterprise Analysts, Enterprise and Solution Architects, and many more.

The Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), the definitive guide and the internationally recognized standard for the business analysis profession, describes common activities, tasks and deliverables of the analysis field.

Benefits of Membership

  1. SKILL Development
  2. Hands on EXPERIENCE with tools and techniques
  3. Study group participation for CCBA and CBAP CERTIFICATIONS
  4. NETWORKING opportunities
  5. Public SPEAKING experience

Become a Member!

Volunteer

We welcome you to become a leader in the Buffalo BA Community. If you are interested in our Event and Membership Board positions, you can visit the Volunteer Opportunities section of the website to learn more.

BABOK v3

The new version of the BABOK is here!

BABOK

Upcoming events

14 Jul 2015 7:00 AM • Spot Coffee
04 Aug 2015 7:00 AM • Spot Coffee
02 Nov 2015 • Las Vegas, NV

Questions

Questions

Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback for the Board. We'd love to hear from you!

- Corina Toth, VP Marketing

What is the Buffalo Chapter of the IIBA?

The mission of the Buffalo Chapter of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is to further the business analysis profession by providing regular EDUCATIONAL sessions, formal TRAINING and MENTORING, and NETWORKING opportunities!

2015 is an EXCITING year for our chapter and we started with a big bang! Our first meeting had many attendees,  introduced NEW LEADERS and Directors, and introduced the new version of the BABOK!

Coffee Hour was a Success!!!

Thank you to those of you who attended the coffee hour! There were great conversations regarding Chapter 2 and how the concepts apply to our daily activities as BAs, including:

  • Differences between different kinds of stakeholders and their interaction with requirements and design
  • Classifications of requirements
  • Understanding business value and how it ties in with moral
  • The BACCM
  • Challenges with acceptance criteria

The next Coffee Hour is JULY 14th aCoffee Hourt 7am at Spot Coffee! Please give us feedback on the time and location to Corina Toth.

Remember, this is a FREE event for a limited time only!

Annual Event 2015

THANK YOU!

Thank you to those of you who attended the Annual Event. It was a great turnout and we are looking forward to some exciting and interesting events.

Thank to to EmergenceTek as well, for sponsoring the event!

EmergenceTek

Learning Circle Session

Thank you to all of you who attended the Learning Circle on June 18th, 2015!

The IIBA Buffalo June meeting was at HealthNow in beautiful downtown Buffalo.

We viewed valuable professional development online content, had small group discussions with other BA professionals, and introduced you to some great FREE and ONLINE training channels.

Thank you to TEKsystems for their sponsorship!

TEKsystems

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