Tag Archives: Business Analysis Certification

Last Minute Hints to Passing the CBAP®/CCBA® Exam

“What should I do to pass before the deadline?” So you waited until the last month to take your CBAP® or CCBA® Exam? I won’t lecture you on procrastination (although I am very tempted to!).  I have been getting quite … Continue reading

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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-PBA® Domain: Analysis

PMI-PBA® Domain: Analysis. The third in a series of posts about the creation of our PMI-PBA Exam Prep study guide. (The first domain is Needs Assessment and the second is Planning.) PMI calls the third domain Analysis, but it is … Continue reading

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PMI-PBA Domain: Planning

The second excerpt from our upcoming study guide PMI-PBA Domain: Planning This is the second in a series of posts about the creation of our PMI-PBA Exam Prep study guide. In my first post I talked about the Needs Assessment … Continue reading

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PMI-PBA® Domain: Needs Assessment

Study Guide Writing Is Underway Excerpt 1 I have started work on our PMI-PBA® Exam Prep study guide! Writing an exam prep book is a big undertaking and always a little daunting. I know many potential exam takers are anxious … Continue reading

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New White Paper on PMI-PBA® Certification Now Available

Business analysis skills are no longer optional for a project team. Surveys continue to show that poor requirements management is the number one reason for project failures. Project managers either have to enhance their own business analysis skills or bring … Continue reading

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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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RMC Launches Fellow’s Certificate™ A New Approach to Skill Mastery

Lots of people working in project management, program management, and business analysis ask me which certification they should get. There are at least ten different options from the Project Management Institute (PMI®), the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA), and … 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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