People often talk about Business Analysts being trusted advisors within the organization. Whether they are IT Business Analysts, Business Architects or Process Analysts they will work with many people within the organization. To get all needed information, they have to gain trust from every stakeholder. “The 9 Levels of Value Systems” describes the underlying pattern of social evolution through trans-cultural stages of development. The knowledge about the 9 levels adds significantly understanding of social processes and help Business Analysts to become trusted advisors.