Why I Chose Not to Renew My IIBA Membership
I had a call this morning from the IIBA to confirm whether I had received their emails reminding me that my membership had expired (yes) and whether I had deliberately not renewed (also yes). I was at work and didn’t really have time to chat, so when they asked why I was choosing not to renew I gave a few quick responses and had to end the call. But I wanted to explain my logic in more detail here so that:
- I could see if anyone else out there has the same issues I do or can provide good reasons why I am wrong
- I could provide a fuller explanation in case anyone from the IIBA actually cares and is willing to consider changes
- In hopes of changing the minds of some people so that they too stop being IIBA members
This isn’t going to be short, but I’m going to try and keep my discussion of each issue relatively brief if I can. Please read on if you are interested.
So here are my major concerns with the IIBA: