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In business analysis, having a set of commonly accepted practices to follow is indispensable. The Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) is a guide that describes essential business analysis knowledge, tasks, underlying competencies, and techniques. Whether you're embarking on your career as a Business Analyst (BA) or looking to refine your expertise, understanding and utilizing the BABOK can guide you to success in your change initiatives. In this blog post, we’ll explore the BABOK's fundamentals, identify five essential insights that every BA should be aware of, and discuss how to apply its principles in real-world scenarios effectively.