Course OutlineUnit 1: Introduction
- Challenges with requirements elicitation and requirements
- Best practices to overcome elicitation and requirement challenges
- Common elicitation techniques
- Requirement types
- Strategy Analysis; the start to defining the business need
- The importance of documenting business objectives and product scope before elicitation
- Context diagramming to define product scope
- The importance of stakeholder analysis and management
- Factors to consider when determining which elicitation techniques to utilize
- The interviewing technique and when best used
- Benefits and weaknesses of interviews
- Questions types
- Conducting a good interview
- Benefits and weaknesses of Focus Groups and Surveys
- Best practice tips for focus groups and surveys
- The benefits and weaknesses of workshops
- Types of workshops
- Facilitate a workshop
- Decision rules
- Practicing facilitation skills
- Benefits and weaknesses of brainstorming
- Purpose and benefits of process modeling
- Using process modeling to elicit
- The UML® equivalent – Activity Diagrams
- Observation as an elicitation technique
- Benefits and weaknesses of prototyping
- Key prototyping terms
- Three forms of prototyping; storyboard, wireframes, and HTML (functional prototypes)
- The role of document analysis in requirements elicitation
- Benefits and weaknesses of document analysis
- Reverse engineering to uncover unknown information about an existing solution
- The value of Interface Analysis
- What will you take away?
- How to obtain additional information
AudienceThis course is a must-have for the Business Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Systems Analyst, Requirements Engineer, or anyone who must perform or understand business analysis on their projects. The Business Sponsor and the Project Manager who are actively involved with specifying requirements for their project will also benefit from this workshop.
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