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Buffalo Iiba Nov 09 Kickoff

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Phyllis Carolls message to kick of the Buffalo Chapter IIBA

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Buffalo Iiba Nov 09 Kickoff

  1. 1. Chapter Kick-off Journey to Professional Excellence
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><ul><li>Overview of IIBA ® </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Journey </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Future Direction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is Business Analysis? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IIBA ® Goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Value of Membership </li></ul></ul>© International Institute of Business Analysis
  3. 3. Vision and Mission Develop and maintain standards for the practice of business analysis and for the certification of its practitioners IIBA ® is an international not-for-profit professional association for business analysis professionals. Vision The world's leading association for Business Analysis professionals Mission © International Institute of Business Analysis
  4. 4. IIBA ® Goals <ul><li>Strategic Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create and develop awareness and recognition of the value and contribution of the role of the Business Analysis Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Define the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge ® (BABOK ® ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Publicly recognize qualified practitioners through an internationally acknowledged certification program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a forum for knowledge sharing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Operational Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure the long term viability of the organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enable sustainable growth to support the establishment of the IIBA ® as a worldwide organization </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure financial viability to support the implementation and sustainment of the IIBA ® operational and strategic priorities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consistently demonstrate value of the organization to IIBA ® constituents </li></ul></ul></ul>© International Institute of Business Analysis
  5. 5. From Goals to Practice © International Institute of Business Analysis
  6. 6. IIBA ® Journey: Key Milestones Event Date and Location Inaugural meeting October 2003 Official Founding / 1 st AGM March 2004, Toronto BABOK ® v1.4 3 rd Annual General Meeting October 2005 BABOK ® v1.6 July 2006 Incorporation May 2006, Canada 1 st CBAP ® exam November 2006 CBT version of CBAP ® exam September 2008 BABOK ® v2.0 July 2009 CBAP ® exam for v2.0 August 2009
  7. 7. IIBA ® Journey – Growth <ul><li>What have we done and where are we going? </li></ul>© International Institute of Business Analysis Dec 2005 July 2006 Dec 2008 March 2009 June 2009 Sept 2009 Members 1091 2300 8000 9020 10115 12000 Chapters 21 42 81 83 84 87 Countries 18 36 60 60 61 63 Apr 2007 Dec 2007 Dec 2008 March 2009 June 2009 Sept 2009 CBAP’s 37 230 482 510 523 763
  8. 8. What is Business Analysis? <ul><li>Business Analysis is about understanding. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How an organization works? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why the organization exists? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are its goals and objectives? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How does it accomplish those objectives? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How does it need to change to better accomplish those objectives or to meet new challenges? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It is about defining the scope of solutions </li></ul>© International Institute of Business Analysis
  9. 9. © International Institute of Business Analysis Identifies currently accepted practices Recognizes business analysis is not synonymous with software requirements Defined & enhanced by the professionals who apply it Captures the sum of the knowledge required for the practice of business analysis as a profession
  10. 10. Business Analysis Body of Knowledge ® © International Institute of Business Analysis Knowledge Areas Purpose Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring Determine what we need to do Enterprise Analysis Understand the business problem & scope of possible solutions Elicitation Find out what the real needs of our stakeholders are Requirements Analysis Describe the characteristics & qualities of the solution the meets the stakeholder needs Solutions Assessment & Validation Determine whether a particular solution is right for our stakeholders Requirements Management & Communications Ensure that stakeholders agree on what needs to be delivered
  11. 11. The Certification Program <ul><li>Designation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP ® ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The IIBA ® Certification will </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognize individuals with an advanced level of knowledge and qualifications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certification program designed around global standards (ISO 17024) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Note: Education Provider certifications will not be recognized as a substitute to IIBA ® certification </li></ul>© International Institute of Business Analysis
  12. 12. To Qualify for the Exam <ul><ul><li>Certification Entrance Criteria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Five years work experience in past 10 years or 7500 hours of experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience in 4 out of 6 knowledge areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High school equivalent education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two references </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>21 hours of professional development </li></ul></ul>© International Institute of Business Analysis
  13. 13. Value of IIBA ® Membership © International Institute of Business Analysis
  14. 14. Value of Chapter Membership <ul><ul><li>Networking with other business analysis professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Informational speakers on relevant topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exposure to tools and techniques </li></ul></ul>© International Institute of Business Analysis
  15. 15. Starting your Chapter <ul><li>Hold a kick-off meeting to identify if there is interest in creating a chapter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review Petition Process to the IIBA® </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select temporary Chairperson for the Chapter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss Next Steps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confirm level of interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exchange contact information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine next Meeting logistics </li></ul></ul>© International Institute of Business Analysis
  16. 16. Starting your Chapter <ul><li>Complete Chapter petition and Chapter bylaws </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have a minimum 15 IIBA ® members in good standing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop bylaws to meet provisions of IIBA ® bylaws (chapter 6 of chapter start-up kit) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporate local jurisdictional rules for setting up your organization as a not-for-profit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain a letter of assurance from a lawyer that chapter bylaws adhere to laws of jurisdiction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Agree and sign affiliate agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Agree and sign license agreement (in process) </li></ul><ul><li>Petition IIBA ® for Chapter recognition </li></ul>© International Institute of Business Analysis
  17. 18. 2009 & Beyond <ul><li>Additional Membership Categories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate Membership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Membership Rates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional Certifications </li></ul><ul><li>New Product offerings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advisory Services / Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BA Tools and Templates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Interest Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate Accreditation </li></ul></ul>© International Institute of Business Analysis
  18. 19. <ul><li>IIBA Rochester Chapter Contact: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phyllis Carroll, PMP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IIBA Contact: Kathleen B. (Kitty) Hass </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.theiiba.org </li></ul></ul>www.theiiba.org | blog.theiiba.org | info@theiiba.org © International Institute of Business Analysis

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