CBAP® Application Reference Form
Candidate’s Name: Reference’s Name: Reference’s Phone: Reference’s Firm/Organization: Reference’s Title: Reference’s E-mail Address:
a) What is your relationship to the candidate?
Career Manager 0 - 5 months 6 months - 1 year 2 - 5 years 6 - 10 years Over 10 years Client (Internal or External) CBAP® If yes, include your CBAP®?
b) For how long have you known the candidate?
Please rate how effectively the candidate performs his/her BA duties from 1 to 5 (1=very low, 5=very high)?
How would you rate the candidate’s skills from 1 to 5 (1=very low, 5=very high) with respect to: Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring (i.e., covers how business analysts determine which activities are necessary in order to complete a business analysis effort. It covers identification of stakeholders, selection of business analysis techniques, the process that will be used to manage requirements, and how Analytical Thinking to assess the progress of the work): and Problem Solving: Elicitation (i.e., describes how business analysts work with stakeholders to identify and understand their needs and concerns, and understand the environment in which they work. The purpose is to ensure that a stakeholder’s actual underlying needs are understood, rather than their stated or Behavioral superficial desires): Characteristics:
Requirements Management & Communication (i.e., describes how business analysts manage conflicts, issues and changes in order to ensure that stakeholders and the project team remain in agreement on the solution scope, how requirements are communicated to stakeholders, and how knowledge gained by the business analyst is maintained for future use): Enterprise Analysis (i.e. describes how business analysts identify a business need, refine ad clarify the definition of that need, and define a solution scope that can feasibly be implemented by the business. It describes problem definition and analysis, business case development, feasibility studies, and the definition of solution scope): Requirements Analysis( i.e. describes how business analysts prioritize and progressively elaborate stakeholder and solution requirements in order to enable the project team to implement a solution that will meet the needs of the sponsoring organization and stakeholders. It involves analyzing stakeholder needs to define solutions that meet those needs, assessing the current state of the business to identify and recommend improvements, and the verification and validation of the resulting requirements): Solution Assessment and Validation (i.e. describes how business analysts assess proposed solutions to determine which solution best fits the business need, identify gaps and shortcomings in solutions, and determine necessary workarounds or changes to the solution. It also describes how business analysts assess deployed solutions to see how well they met the original need so that the sponsoring organization can assess the performance and effectiveness of the solution):
Does the candidate display a high degree of personal integrity (i.e., acts honorably, honestly, justly, responsibly and legally)?
Yes No If no, explain:
Do you endorse this candidate as a business analyst professional?
Yes No If no, explain:
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