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The BA Toolkit is a practical and concise guide to make understanding of business analysis methods simpler while saving time with all the knowledge in one place. 

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Each method is introduced with >> a brief description of the methods >> an explanation of when and how to use it >> and a practical example.

In addition to each method, you will find tips and recommendations for use. It also provides you with downloadable checklists and templates as well as references for further reading.

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45 – Survey or Questionnaire

A survey or questionnaire is a research method used to gather information from a group of people. Surveys are a common technique used in business analysis to collect data and insights about a business, its processes, and its stakeholders.

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Design of the fishbone technique, cause and effect diagram or Ishikawa diagram

40.2 – Fishbone Diagram

The fishbone technique, also known as the cause and effect diagram or Ishikawa diagram, is a visual tool used to identify the root causes of a problem. It is a common technique used in business analysis to understand and solve problems, and to identify opportunities for improvement.

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How is the BA Toolkit Organized?

The methods proposed in the BA Toolkit are following the recommendations of the BABOK. All our techniques are categorized within one or more of the six Business Analysis knowledge areas:

A mind map of information regarding the BA Toolkit like Business Analysis, Porduct ownership, Agility, Solution evaluation, Strategy analysis, ... .

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According to BABOK, Business Analysis is the practice of enabling change. In the context of an enterprise, it defines needs and recommends solutions that deliver value to stakeholders. 

Business Analysis enables a deep understanding of the structure, policies, and operations of an enterprise. It also recommends solutions to achieve its objectives. 

According to BABOK, a Business Analyst is a person who performs business analysis, no matter their job title or organizational role.

Different job titles and organisation roles include System Analyst, Requirements Analyst, Process Analyst, Product Analyst, Product Manager, Product Owner. Someone who performs the tasks described in the BABOK, including Project Manager, Software Developer, Tester, etc, also carry out business analysis.

Thanks to the enterprise’s search for innovation and constant changes in technological trends, the BA profession is increasing in demand among the job market. A Business Analyst is crucial for product and process innovation.

The IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis) is a non-profit association founded in Toronto, Canada in October 2003.

The IIBA aims to facilitate the work of professionals working in business analysis. It supports the business analysis community by:  

  • Creating and developing awareness and recognition of the value and contribution of the business analyst.
  • Defining the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK).
  • Providing a forum for sharing knowledge and contributing to the business analysis profession.
  • Publicly recognizing and certifying qualified practitioners through an internationally acknowledged certification program.

BABOK (Business Analysis Body of Knowledge) is a guide published and maintained by the IIBA, recognized as a standard for Business Analysis practices. The BABOK guide describes the knowledge areas of Business Analysis, their respective activities and tasks, and the skills needed to be effective in their execution. 

According to itself, BABOK’s primary purpose is to define the profession of business analyst and provide to it a set of commonly accepted practices.  

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