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The IIBA Australia Chapter blog is focusing on the world of BAs and everything associated with BAs. It is an opportunity for our community to share our thoughts, learnings and ideas.

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Latest Posts

Do You Realize That Relationships Are BAs Bread And Butter?

Written by Tom Henricksen on March 30, 2022 Working as a developer for over twenty years I have noticed developers lack social skills. Now I know you are shocked! You probably spilled your coffee when you read that. As a Business Analyst, you may take your social skill prowess for granted. As Epictetus said, “It is impossible for […]

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BA – Martin Witchard

“My name is Martin and I am a Business Analyst at a Not-For-Profit (NFP) organisation. NFPs are close-knit places, and your engagement skills need to be top-notch to communicate effectively (and, often sensitively) with your stakeholders. My team has just delivered an Initiatives Delivery framework. This took several weeks of meetings and workshops co-designing the […]

Why building relationships is so important for Business Analysts

Ask a salesperson about the value of building a relationship with their customers. Ask a nurse how important it is to build a relationship with their patients. Ask a performer why they need to build a relationship with their audience. The common answer you will receive is: “How else am I supposed to do my […]

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BA – Courtney Ellery

My name is Courtney Ellery! I am a Technical BA at a Culture First tech company. Prior to this I spent 14 years working in Government. My journey into the BA space started when I was in other, non-BA roles. Working in operational roles over the years, I found myself quite passionate about identifying, analysing […]


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