Agile Analysis (IIBA®-AAC)

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Agile Analysis (IIBA®-AAC)

Authors: Casey Ayers, Milena Pajic

This skill is for business professionals who work in agile environments and covers the learning objectives of Agile Analysis - IIBA®-AAC certification based on Agile Extension to... Read more

What you will learn:

  • What Agile Business Analysis is
  • Agile Business Analysis from strategic planning to delivering value
  • Agile Business Analysis Techniques
  • How to apply Business Analysis Techniques in Agile environment

Pre-requisites

  • There are no requirements of any experience in Agile or business analysis, but IIBA® recommends 2-3 years of Agile related experience
  • There are no requirements for any continuing development units (CDUs) for taking this exam

Beginner

This beginner section covers exam preparation info as well as explains what Agile Mindset means.

Getting Started with Agile Business Analysis and the IIBA-AAC Certification

by Casey Ayers

Feb 24, 2020 / 1h 33m

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Description

Business analysts identify challenges and define objectives teams use to achieve goals. In this course, Getting Started with Agile Business Analysis and the IIBA-AAC Certification, you'll learn how to adapt your approach to tackle ever-changing and newly-discovered needs. First, you'll learn the key skills business analysts rely on to complete their important role, and how adopting an Agile mindset can supercharge these efforts. Next, you'll discover the horizons for Agile Analysis planning and some of the key resources you have at your disposal in learning how to serve as an effective analyst. Finally, you'll explore how you can earn a widely recognized Agile Analysis certification from the International Institute for Business Analysis. When you're finished with this course, you’ll understand how effective business analysts adapt their practices to Agile environments, have a new appreciation for how an Agile mindset can drive better analysis and business outcomes, and be able to assess if earning an Agile Analysis Certification – or simply choosing to learn more about this exciting topic – is right for you.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. The Value of Business Analysis in Agile Environments
  3. Agile and the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge
  4. Earning the IIBA-AAC Certification

Intermediate

This intermediate section covers multiple Agile planning horizons starting from strategic planning, over creating value to delivering the value.

Agile Business Analysis: From Strategic Planning to Delivering Value

by Casey Ayers

Mar 6, 2020 / 1h 43m

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In Agile environments, changes within the organization and across the competitive landscape provide a consistent challenge to business analysts. In this course, Agile Business Analysis: From Strategic Planning to Delivering Value, you'll learn how to adapt your approach to tackle ever-changing and newly-discovered needs. First, you'll learn how analysts can use a proven framework to consider challenges from strategic, initiative-related, and delivery-related points of views. Next, you'll discover how analysis can benefit the organization from each of these perspectives. Finally, you'll explore some of the tools and principles that successful analysts employ to help their organization define and achieve goals both day to day and over the long run. When you're finished with this course, you’ll understand how effective business analysts may adapt their practices to help a team meet the mark on its next sprint, assist project leaders in defining a development roadmap, or facilitate decision-making that steers the course of the organization at large.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. The Horizons of Business Analysis
  3. The Business Analysis Delivery Horizon
  4. The Business Analysis Initiative Horizon
  5. The Business Analysis Strategy Horizon

Advanced

This advanced section helps to select Agile techniques depending on a context and shows how to apply them. It also covers the mapping of planning horizons to BABOK® guide tasks and associates the horizons with the techniques from the guide.

Agile Business Analysis Techniques

by Milena Pajic

Mar 4, 2020 / 2h 23m

2h 23m

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At the core of agile business analysis is a thorough knowledge of techniques. In this course, Agile Business Analysis Techniques, you will learn how to enrich your business analysis practices by applying methods and concepts that are commonly used in agile approaches. First, you will explore the most common and comprehensive techniques used by Agile Business Analysis Practitioners. Next, you will discover how to determine which of them are appropriate for a given context. Finally, you will see how to apply each technique. When you are finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of Agile Business Analysis Techniques that help you select the most effective techniques for the specific context. This course helps you prepare for the AAC® Certification by covering the techniques from Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide version 2, and you can earn Continuing Development Units (CDUs) by completing it.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Selecting the Right Agile Technique
  3. Selecting Agile Techniques in the Context of Communication
  4. Selecting Agile Techniques in the Context of Process Analysis
  5. Selecting Agile Techniques in the Context of Product Management Refinement
  6. Selecting Agile Techniques in the Context of Requirements Management
  7. Explaining Agile Techniques in the Context of Understanding Your Customer

Applying Business Analysis Techniques in Agile Environments

by Milena Pajic

Apr 8, 2020 / 1h 5m

1h 5m

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Business analysts can nowadays easily become members of any Agile team. The reason for this is that business analysis practices evolved, and well-known BA tools and techniques have been adapted to be utilized in the Agile approaches, in any area of business. In this course, Applying Business Analysis Techniques in Agile Environment, you will learn how to apply business analysis tools and techniques with an Agile mindset at each of the planning horizons, Strategy, Initiative, and Delivery. First, you will learn how to map the BABOK Guide tasks to each of the horizons. Next, you will discover which business analysis techniques you can utilize as a member of an Agile team. Finally, you will explore how to put those techniques into practice in an Agile environment. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of adapting business analysis techniques needed to employ them in an Agile environment successfully. This course helps you prepare for the IIBA-AAC® Certification. Plus, you can earn Continuing Development Units (CDUs) by completing it. Enjoy the journey ahead and embrace the opportunity to expand your skill-set!

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Associating the Strategy Horizon with Business Analysis Techniques
  3. Associating the Initiative Horizon with Business Analysis Techniques
  4. Associating the Delivery Horizon with Business Analysis Techniques
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