Business Analysis

Identifying business needs. Recommending relevant solutions. Working with stakeholders to elicit requirements. Analyzing, defining, documenting and managing requirements. BAs help to shape the outcome of projects to ensure they deliver business benefits. And BA is thriving at PMI.

  • PM Network

    Agile Assurance member content open

    By Parsi, Novid Some project teams believe agile means skimping on requirements management. They're dead wrong. When they disregard this crucial component, they put project success on the line: For 35 percent of…

  • PM Network

    Resist The Rush member content open

    By Liskow, Mike Do software project teams still need dedicated business analysts? I've heard this debated frequently of late. Some argue that it's more efficient for developers to collect requirements directly from…

  • PMI White Paper

    Business Analysis member content open

    When business analysis is properly accounted for and executed on projects and programs, high-quality requirements are produced; stakeholders are more engaged; the solution delivers intended value;…

  • Greatness, a Place beyond Stakeholders' Expectations member content open

    By Deguire, Manon Managing stakeholder engagement calls upon something quite different from process groups and domains of knowledge, it calls upon the ability to create emotional responses such as enthusiasm, trust,…

  • Data Visualization for Business Analysts member content open

    By Hansen, Nadia Data visualization is critical for technical and operational-savvy business analysts who juggle multiple projects at a time. Both analysts and project managers tend to understand the business…

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PMI-PBA. The pros weigh in on why it’s growing fast and being adopted globally.

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The PMI-PBA is the fastest-growing business analysis certification – now in over 60 countries. If you’re a business analyst, a hybrid BA/PM, or a project and program manager who performs business analysis, PMI-PBA is the right certification for you.

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Business Analysis Practice Guide

Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide

Your go-to resource for practical advice on all aspects of this growing field.US$34.95 (US$27.95 or free download for PMI members)