Here's a useful list of business analysis resources to complement your training covering: General Requirements and Requirements Management, Agile Requirements, Business Process Modeling, Data Modeling, Interface Requirements, Use Cases and UML, and business analyst certifications CBAP, CCBA, ECBA, and PMI-PBA.


General Requirements and Requirements Management

Business Analysis Bibliography

Alexander, Ian F. and Stevens, Richard, Writing Better Requirements, 2002, ISBN 0-321-13163-0

Davis, Alan M., Just Enough Requirements Management: Where Software Development Meets Marketing, 2005, ISBN 0-932633-64-1

Goldsmith, Robin F., Discovering Real Business Requirements for Software Project Success (Computing Library), 2004, ISBN 978-1580537704

Larson, Elizabeth and Richard, Practitioner's Guide to Requirements Management, 2nd Edition, 2013, ISBN 978-1467581769

Robertson, Suzanne and James, Mastering the Requirements Process (2nd Edition), 2006, ISBN 0-321-41949-9

Wiegers, Karl E., Software Requirements, Second Edition (Pro-Best Practices), Second Edition, 2003, ISBN 0-7356-1879-8

Wiegers, Karl and Beatty, Joy, Software Requirements (3rd Edition) (Developer Best Practices), 2013, ISBN 978-0735679665


Agile Requirements

Cohn, Mike, User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development (Addison-Wesley Signature Series), 2004, ISBN 0-321-20568-5

Schwaber, Ken and Beedle, Mike, Agile Software Development with Scrum (Series in Agile Software Development), 2001, ISBN 0130676349

Schwaber, Ken, Agile Project Management with Scrum (Microsoft Professional), 2004, ISBN 073561993X


Business Process Modeling

Harmon, Paul, Business Process Change: A Manager's Guide to Improving, Redesigning, and Automating Processes (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems), 2002, ISBN 1-55860-758-7

Jacka J. Mike, Keller Paulette J., Business Process Mapping Workbook: Improving Customer Satisfaction, 2009, ISBN 0-47044-628-5

Sharp, Alec et. al., Workflow Modeling: Tools for Process Improvement and Application Development, 2001, ISBN 1-58053-021-4


Data Modeling

Tillmann, George, A Practical Guide to Logical Data Modeling, ISBN 0-07-064615-5

Simsion, Graeme C. and Witt Graham C., Data Modeling Essentials, Third Edition, 2004, ISBN 0126445516.


Interface Requirements

Cooper, Alan, The Inmates Are Running the Asylum, 2004, ISBN 0-672-31649-8


Use Cases and UML

Ambler, Scott W., The Elements of UML Style (Sigs Reference Library), 2003, ISBN 0-521-52547-0

Armour, Frank and Granville Miller, Advanced Use Case Modeling: Software Systems (Addison-Wesley Object Technology Series) (v. 1), 2001, ISBN 0-201-61592-4

Cockburn, Alistair, Writing Effective Use Cases (Agile Software Development Series), 2000, ISBN 0-201-70225-8

Fowler, Martin, UML Distilled: A Brief Guide to the Standard Object Modeling Language (3rd Edition) (Addison-Wesley Object Technology Series), Third Edition, 2003, ISBN 0-321-19368-7

Podeswa , Howard, UML for the IT Business Analyst: A Practical Guide to Object-Oriented Requirements Gathering, 2005, ISBN 159-200912-3

Schneider, Geri, Jason Winters, Applying Use Cases: A Practical Guide (2nd Edition) (Addison-Wesley Object Technology Series), 2001, ISBN 0-201-70853-1



Larson, Elizabeth and Richard, How to Talk BA, 2017, ISBN 978-0692731659

Larson, Richard and Elizabeth, CBAP Certification Study Guide v3.0, 2016, ISBN 978-0692691458

International Institute of Business Analysis, A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) 2nd edition, 2009, ISBN 0-981-12921-8


Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)®

Larson, Elizabeth and Richard, How to Talk BA, 2017, ISBN 978-0692731659

Larson, Elizabeth and Richard, PMI-PBA® Certification Study Guide, 2015, ISBN 978-0578155470

Project Management Institute, Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide, 2015, ISBN 978-1628250695




PMI-PBA is a registered mark of the Project Managment Institute, Inc.