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PMI-PBA® Traceability and Monitoring Domain

This is the fourth post in a series about the PMI-PBA certification. The Traceability and Monitoring domain follows the Analysis domain and includes much of the business analysis work that is traditionally called Requirements Management.  

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PMI Global Congress 2014—North America

Notes on PMI’s New Business Analysis Track I’ve been to PMI® Global Congress a few times in the past and always felt like an outsider. As a full-time business analyst (BA), I rarely found sessions that really hit on tips … Continue reading

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I Took the PMI-PBA Exam

Impressions of the Exam PMI has announced a new certification for business analysis work: the Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)℠. I took the pilot exam and wanted to share my initial thoughts. As part of the pilot group, I agreed … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Project Managers from a Business Analyst

RE: We Don’t Want Your Job! I think I speak for most business analysts when I say, we love business analysis work, we love being part of a project team, and we love the fact that YOU are running the … Continue reading

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PMI and Business Analysis Certification: A Good Fit?

Several people have asked me what I think about the upcoming business analysis certification program being offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).  For those of you who have not heard, PMI has applied for a trademark for PMI-PBA (Professional … Continue reading

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