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Inter-View Report To Step Aside During 2018

Inter-View Report To Step Aside During 2018 News

It’s never an easy decision to postpone an annual industry publication, especially when it is such an anticipated feature on the business analysis calendar, but if you have been waiting for the survey opening and community insights from the much anticipated Inter-View Report in 2018 sadly you’ll have to curb your enthusiasm until 2019.

In a year that has seen incredible growth for Business Change Academy, the company that both publishes the report and provides training in business analysis, had to make a tough choice with regard to where to deploy their resources to make the biggest difference in the long term. 

Inter-View Report Founder, Joe Newbert, stated:

“Having established itself as an industry go-to magazine, and knowing the meaningful benefits Inter-View provides subscribers, the decision for the Inter-View Report to step aside during 2018 was not one we took lightly. It was a tough call.”

BCMG Academy carefully considered how to best focus to meet the growing demand for their business analysis short courses, especially with their new flagship International Diploma in Business Analysis launching in May 2018.

“We are delighted to see the steady rate at which our courses are being adopted by organisations, as the preferred means to enhance their internal skills and make a valuable impact. And with our growing reputation, the trend is that the BCS Diploma in Business Analysis is set to become the de facto business analysis qualification in South Africa.”

The Inter-View Report will be back again next year, and as we move closer to the end of the year the team will begin the hard work to bring readers another round of meaningful insights that focus on the business analysis trends and issues which are shaping the state of project delivery world-wide.

To stay in the loop and be notified for the opening of the Inter-View Report 2019 survey, plus get a copy of the magazine, you can subscribe here.

About Business Change Academy

Business Change Academy is a training company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2008, Business Change Academy provides accredited qualifications + short courses for project professionals seeking internationally recognised best-practice competencies in business analysis, solution development and change management.

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Inter-View Report 2017 Keeps You Ahead Of The Game

Inter-View Report 2017 Keeps You Ahead Of The Game News

It’s been nose to the grindstone for the Inter-View team, crunching the survey numbers and seeking community insight, but the wait is over and it’s been totally worth it. The eagerly anticipated fourth volume is here, with its contemporary thinking and pragmatic statistics the Inter-View Report 2017 will keep you ahead of the game.

This years cover illustrates the balance between logical and creative thinking for business analysts, crafted by the talented Talia Lancaster and moving inside, you’ll find rich content to stimulate your thinking.

Joe Newbert and Mohamed Bray discussing on-the-ground trends in the business change life-cycle and how opportunity knocks for business analysis techniques, plus Joe catches up with Brian A. Weiss to hear about how PMI are guiding business analysis for project success through their industry standards and certification.

Then, Talia talks with Belinda Knol about drawing on the power of sketchnoting to create beautiful pictures that really are worth a thousand words — there are some great tips here. And in here too – where Marie-France Mardi and Zara Sheldrake share their story with James Neethling about how knowledge shared is bridge building the business analysis community together.

Willem Joubert and Agnieszka Ceitil tackle the complexities of scaling business analysis competency inside an organisation — giving real on-the-ground working insight, then Giovanni Focaraccio and Noelene Noone chat about delivering the need for pure business analysis and being a trusted advisor through business modelling.

Next, Tshepo Matjila and Jéan Raath make a great double-act in their book review. They had a lot of fun thinking how a human−centered approach and infusing design thinking to drive idea generation can convert needs into demand.

Dorothy Mhlanga takes a world trip to Q&A with seven business change practitioners to hear about their most valuable techniques for business analysis — featuring pragmatic insight from Helen Winter MBCS CITPKupe Kupersmith, CBAPVerna JennikerDavid SaboeSurendra SaxenaDavid Munene & Tim Coventry.

Then, of course, there’s all the regular number crunching content too.

If you hadn’t gathered yet, the Inter-View Report 2017 is brimming. It’s 76 pages packed full — from cover to cover — of features, articles, perspectives and opinions, all at your finger tips.

What are you waiting for? Get your complimentary digital copy here: https://businesschange.co.za/get-your-inter-view-report-2017.

About Business Change Academy

Business Change Academy is a training company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2008, Business Change Academy provides accredited qualifications + short courses for project professionals seeking internationally recognised best-practice competencies in business analysis, solution development and change management.

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Inside Scoop On Inter-View Report Volume 3

Inside Scoop On Inter-View Report Volume 3 News

Learn how the business analysis portrait is helping the international business analysis profession grow, get the inside scoop on Inter-View Report Volume 3.

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Inter-View 2016 Business Analysis Survey Open For Insight

Inter-View 2016 Business Analysis Survey Open For Insight News

Providing the platform for both business and IT based communities to collaborate in conversation, Inter-view 2016 business analysis survey open for insight.

The initiative is enthusiastically supported by the South African Chapter of International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA-SA), and respondents of this year’s survey stand a chance to win a two day pass to the 2016 Business Analysis Summit in Johannesburg *.

The call to participate in the 2016 Inter-View survey is now open: to become a part of it click here, and read further to learn how this ground-breaking research benefits you.

Inter-View conducts the only 360° research study, that gathers data from all interested stakeholders about the state of business analysis and its impact on projects. The results enable organisations to view information across demographics, practices, projects and people to leverage the true value of business analysis for practical improvement.

The survey gathers perspectives on:

  • Demographic profiles
  • Salary trends
  • Practice diagnostics
  • Career patterns
  • Global comparisons
  • Community predictions

The results are viewed through a set of lenses including location, gender, age, education, sector, industry, and employment status. From a human resources perspective, it considers business analysts’ motivations behind career choices, satisfaction, and retention. From a practice perspective it investigates the varying work environments, including organisational structures, methodologies, tools and techniques.

Insights from Inter-View are used to benchmark project delivery and growth of the business analysis profession year-on-year.  “Once the data is compiled and in its final Inter-View Report format, it allows us to identify which areas business analysis are performing, and which areas need to be further developed, which is really important for a profession on the rise .” Joe Newbert of Business Change Academy.

The number of participating organisations and business analysts has grown with every survey since Inter-View’s inception in 2014. This year’s goal is to eclipse 1000 respondents and we encourage all business and IT project specialisations, of all career stages, to be a part of it.

This is your opportunity to help influence valuable business change: http://inter-view.report

Business Analysis Summit Southern Africa is taking place in Sandton, Johannesburg from 12-14 September 2016. Terms and Conditions apply.

About Business Change Academy

Business Change Academy is a training company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2008, Business Change Academy provides accredited qualifications + short courses for project professionals seeking internationally recognised best-practice competencies in business analysis, solution development and change management.

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Inter-View 2016 Ushers In A New Age Of Business Analysis

Inter-View 2016 Ushers In A New Age Of Business Analysis News

Now in its second year, Inter-View 2016 ushers in a new age of business analysis, by revealing insightful statistics on business change and project success.

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Inter-View Report 2015 Packs A Business Analysis Punch

Inter-View Report 2015 Packs A Business Analysis Punch News

With 80 pages of insight and opinion, statistics and sound bytes, the much anticipated Inter-View Report 2015 packs a business analysis punch.

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Inter-View Report 2014 Paints A Business Analysis Portrait

Inter-View Report 2014 Paints A Business Analysis Portrait News

Based on extensive research of the business analysis profession within context of South Africa, closely analysed to draw out meaningful patterns and packed with enlightening statistics, the inaugural Inter-View Report 2014 paints a business analysis portrait of the state of the profession in South Africa, free for all to access and leverage.

Business Change Academy conducted research, analysed the data and added infographics, all so that you can gain insight at the click of a button. Visit Inter-View Report and sign up to receive our findings as they are released.

Inter-View grew from a desire to better understand the broadening role of the business analyst, how they view themselves as well as their career aspirations. Saratoga takes a firm interest in the career path of our business analyst’s, investing heavily in personal coaching and community building. “Business analysts are strategic change agents; delivering business value is their core role,” explains founder, Joe Newbert.

The portrait offers employers greater insight into the psychology of their business analysts and can be used to assess the maturity of a competency. Business analysts themselves can form a greater understanding of the industry they’re in, see where they fit and identify opportunities.

As @Newbert suggests, “understanding the potential of business analysis and providing the right support to the discipline is critical”.

What does a typical South African business analyst look like? Inter-View has identified some fascinating trends – in age, gender, education, salary as well as deeper insights into their interests and outlook.

Visit Inter-View Report to subscribe for updates or follow Inter-View on Twitter via @BusinessChange. Inter-View is launching this October.

Are you looking for authority that elevates your true business analysis value? Go and get your copy of the Inter-View Report 2014.

‘2014 Inter-View Paints A Business Analysis Portrait’ originally appeared in IT Web on October 6, 2014.

About Business Change Academy

Business Change Academy is a training company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2008, Business Change Academy provides accredited qualifications + short courses for project professionals seeking internationally recognised best-practice competencies in business analysis, solution development and change management.

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