ORLANDO, Florida, January 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The QAI Global Institute (http://www.qaiworldwide.com) has responded to a critical global need of the IT industry, of addressing the need to create Business Analysis competencies in the millions of Software Engineers worldwide. QAI, that administers Software Certifications' examinations, after having certified more than 35,000 professionals worldwide in 43 countries on the international standard for software quality and testing practitioner certifications, Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) and Certified Software Tester (CSTE), announced the launch of their new certification in the field of Business Analysis called CSBA (Certified Software Business Analyst).

This certification has been created to address the unanimous requirement of organizations that acknowledge the need for business analysis skills that are typically inadequate in the technical professionals. The need for improved and more reliable information transfer calls for Software Business Analyst professionals who can effectively bridge the knowledge and language gap between the business and IT communities. Acquiring the designation of CSBA indicates a professional level of competence in the principles and practices associated with the business analyst profession.

Announcing the launch,Tom Ticknor, Chief Operating Officer, QAI said, The CSBA certification has been designed to specifically evaluate individuals who are experts in the technical domain but who have either no experience or limited experience to put that to business benefit. Mr. Ticknor added, Our corporate clients have been asking for a tool to help equip their technical people to move towards business roles. This is especially designed to address that need.

Since it's inception in 1988, the Software Certifications (http://www.softwarecertifications.org) division of QAI Global Institute has certified professionals in countries like Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, Thailand, Philippines, United Arab Emirates and the United States amidst others.

About Software Certifications

Software Certifications, had its beginning in 1980 as the Quality Assurance Institute and was established as a professional association formed to represent the quality assurance profession. The first certification began development in 1985 and the first formal examination process was launched in 1990. Today, Software Certifications, administered by QAI, is global. Since its inception, Software Certifications has certified over 35,000 IT professionals in 43 countries on 6 continents in the world.

Contact : Pooja Bhalla pooja.bhalla@qaiglobal.com Tom Ticknor tticknor@qaiworldwide.org

Contact : Pooja Bhalla, pooja.bhalla@qaiglobal.com; Tom Ticknor, tticknor@qaiworldwide.org