TORONTO, July 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, International Institute of Business
Analysis (IIBA) and Agile Alliance announce the publication of the 2013
Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide, now available for the first time in print and for bulk orders and
licensing at lower costs.
IIBA® and Agile Alliance members can download copies for individual use
at no cost at www.IIBA.org/Agile.
The Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide helps business analysts deliver
business knowledge to agile software developers. The BABOK® Guide 2.0 itself offers a common framework to understand and define the
practice of business analysis.
The 2013 Agile Extension can be purchased as a PDF for US$14.99 from www.IIBA.org. Print copies are available for US$29.99 at online book retailers.
Discounted bulk orders can be purchased online as well. Organizations
can buy a software license agreement by contacting AgileOrders@IIBA.org.
This 2013 release of the Agile Extension offers information on business
analysis in agile lifecycles; the mapping of information back to the
BABOK® Guide 2.0; descriptions of over 20 new business analysis
techniques useful in an agile environment; and key principles regarding
agile business analysis. The tool also includes definitions of typical
working practices used by business analysts on agile projects and an
overview of the new and changed roles, skills, and competencies for
business analysts. An earlier draft of the Agile Extension was released
only in PDF format in 2011 to allow for feedback from practitioners
The Agile Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting
the concepts of agile software development www.agilealliance.org
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is the independent
non-profit professional association serving the growing field of
business analysis to the international business community. The
organization has over 26,000 members worldwide in fields ranging from
requirements management and requirements analysis to project management
and consulting. IIBA® has over 100 chapters in more than 60 countries,
and is committed to developing and advancing standards for the practice
of business analysis and for the certification of practitioners. Visit www.IIBA.org.
SOURCE: International Institute of Business Analysis
For further information:
Contact: Kevin Brennan, IIBA® Executive Vice President, Professional Development and Communities, Kevin.Brennan@iiba.org