Appendix E

BABOK® Guide v. 3, Task by Knowledge Area

Presented here are the business analysis tasks identified in the BABOK® Guide v. 3 by knowledge area. It is important to understand that these are not linear processes; rather, they are iterative and ongoing. Use this list as a checklist to make sure that all BA tasks have been considered in BA planning. This does not mean that every task will apply to every project. Consciously deciding not to perform a task is far better than forgetting and needing to make changes in order to accommodate it in the plan later.

The final column shows examples of activities the business analyst is planning based on one fictional project in order to demonstrate how this list can aid in business analysis planning. ...

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