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Why should you become a Business Analyst? While I could take direction from what parents tend to say to their kids, "because I said so..." doesn't quite have the impact I am looking for.  Instead, let me explain what drew me to the career and why it is even better now than when I first started those years ago.  

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In business, encountering problems is inevitable. Whether it's a decrease in sales, a rise in customer complaints, or operational inefficiencies, these challenges can hinder progress...
In today's rapidly evolving business environment, change is the only constant. Organizations are continuously striving to adapt, innovate, and stay ahead of the curve. In...
Have you ever wanted to know what the typical Business Analyst looks like? What their background is, where they’re employed, and perhaps even what they...
In the dynamic world of finance, where decisions are made in milliseconds and market trends can shift in an instant, the role of Business Analyst...
In today's rapidly evolving business environment, change is the only constant. Organizations are continuously striving to adapt, innovate, and stay ahead of...
In the dynamic world of finance, where decisions are made in milliseconds and market trends can shift in an instant, the role...
In the realm of business analysis, one crucial aspect often determines the success or failure of a project - stakeholder buy-in. As...
As Business Analysts (BAs), we need to be experts at translating data into actionable strategies. To excel in this role, we need...
These days, organizations are constantly evolving to keep up with market shifts, technological advancements, and ever-changing customer demands. These ongoing change initiatives...
When it comes to competitive business landscapes, change is not just inevitable - it's necessary for survival and growth. Considering this, Business...

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IIBA Announce Big Changes to the ECBA Process

The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) recently made an important announcement about updates to the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA)...

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The world is in a constant state of change, and as it evolves, trends and demand shift, technology progresses at lightning speed,...
Rarely do people take a moment to learn the origins of their professions - let alone pinpoint the exact events that were...

The COVID-19 pandemic created deep ripple effects that were far-reaching in virtually every industry. Not only were supply chains affected, but...

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