Agile Extension to the BABOK Guide

What is the Agile Extension to the BABOK Guide?

The Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide has been an ongoing initiative of Agile Alliance and the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) since 2009. The Agile Extension provides guidance for Agile practitioners, or anyone interested in leveraging effective Agile business analysis, to create better business outcomes that add real business and customer value.

Introducing the Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide v2

The Agile Extension v2 is now available to active Agile Allliance members for download.

Explore the Agile Mindset

Increased emphasis on the Principles of Agile Business Analysis:

  • See the Whole
  • Think as a Customer
  • Analyze to Determine What is Valuable
  • Get Real Using Examples
  • Understand What is Doable
  • Stimulate Collaboration and Continuous Improvement
  • Avoid Waste

Incorporates the Business Analysis Core Concept Model™

New and updated techniques including Feature Driven Development, Impact Mapping, Value Modeling, and Visioning

Introducing Concept of Horizons

The three horizons – Strategy, Initiative and Delivery – bring together both the big picture and the narrow view of change within an organization. The multi-level rolling planning model helps practitioners, teams and organizations adapt quickly to changing customer needs and ensure value is always added.

This guide is available to Agile Alliance Members only.

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