Enterprise Architect can help model and extend BABOK Guide v3 guidelines and principles, to help all stakeholders achieve superior results.
Understand practical examples of how to implement BABOK Guide v3 techniques, using links to online help and model patterns.
This toolset will prepare Business Analysts to meet any challenge with instant access to a substantial and respected body of knowledge from the IIBA, in a convenient and familiar web-based format.
The Tools & Techniques for BABOK Guide v3 start page represents Knowledge Areas as columns, while each cell represents a specific Task within the Knowledge Area.
Knowledge Areas 1 and 2 of the BABOK Guide v3 describe the structure and key concepts of the Guide itself and are not included in the Tools and Techniques solution.
This knowledge area represents tasks that business analysts will use to plan out their project, setting out the fundamental parameters for successful outcomes.
The functions indicated in this knowledge area focus on the collection and verification of business intelligence, as well as optimal methods for effective stakeholder communication.
The collection of tasks associated with this knowledge area look at best practices for requirements management and maintenance throughout the complete project, including regulating change and obtaining stakeholder consensus.
Tasks associated within this knowledge area look at the application of business capabilities in order to attain planned outcomes, be they enterprise-wide, or with a more granular focus.
This knowledge area represents tasks to format requirements, such as validation, verification and prioritization, establishing solution options and estimates of potential benefit to the enterprise.
Tasks associated with this knowledge area concern the measurement of business value resulting from the project, also identifying any perceived obstructions that may potentially reduce optimal benefits to the organization.
Included with the Tools & Techniques for BABOK Guide v3 solution, Enterprise Architect Sample Models contain a selection of pre-populated models, allowing Business Analysts to start modeling quickly, easily accessible from your Internet-connected smartphone, tablet or laptop.
Access sample models that show you how BABOK Guide v3 concepts can be referenced using Enterprise Architect.
Specific to Business Analysis Knowledge Area topics within the BABOK Guide v3, corresponding Enterprise Architect sample models facilitate unparalleled productivity for Business Analysts.
Business Analysts can easily investigate their Knowledge Area topic of interest, then drill down into sample models.
Corresponding sample models can be quickly identified and used as a basis for starting projects.
The Sparx Systems Pro Cloud Server opens your entire enterprise to your modeling efforts, enabling stakeholders to have secure access for discussion and review.
The Tools & Techniques for BABOK Guide v3 solution is a model hosted on Pro Cloud Server, enabling not just Business Analysts, but all project members, to collaborate directly with the project... anywhere... anytime.
Individual organizations can host Pro Cloud Server on their corporate cloud, or hosted on an external cloud services provider, accessible via LAN, WAN or Internet.
Using Enterprise Architect's powerful model wizard, model patterns for all BABOK Guide v3 options can be created:
Choose parts of the model pattern relevant to the project, such as Standards, References and the Value Chain, from model patterns.
Customize a variety of business process and organization charts to accurately represent your business model.
* Model Driven Generation (MDG) Technology for BABOK Guide v3 is freely available for all editions of Enterprise Architect.
Policies, practices and techniques that Business Analysts are familiar with in the BABOK Guide v3 are represented as model templates to help get you started.
The model templates help provide structure while maintaining deep connections to BABOK Guide v3 knowledge and techniques, resulting in better business outcomes and project success.
Refer to the BABOK Guide v3 on a tablet or mobile device to read documentation, see examples and learn how to implement techniques within Enterprise Architect; also take advantage of built-in communication, traceability and collaboration features.
The Enterprise Architect Reference Model for BABOK Guide v3 is the product of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations in 2015, which aims to "create greater connections and engagements across the business analysis community".
Strategic Alliance partners IIBA and Sparx Systems are currently developing a series of Webinars, showcasing the Tools & Techniques for BABOK Guide v3, Enterprise Architect Sample Models and MDG Technology for BABOK Guide v3.
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