Developing User Requirements The Key to Project Success

202424junAll Day28Developing User Requirements The Key to Project Success

Course Details

Objectives

Write well-formed, validated requirements and enhance your development processes
Prepare for stakeholder interviews with video scenarios
Analyze, write, and validate requirements via simulations
Compare different requirements approaches

Outline

FOUNDATIONS FOR WELL-FORMED REQUIREMENTS

Guiding principles
The requirements process: elicit, analyze, specify, validate and manage
The top five challenges to creating well-formed requirements
Elements of a high-quality requirements document
Key writing skills
Principles of well-formed requirements
Word sensitivity, syntax and active voice
Well-formed vs. ill-formed requirements
Editing and rewriting requirements
Applying validation skills
Selecting the best validation methods
Writing test cases
Organizational skills
Organizing requirements into a readable document
Sequencing and numbering strategies
Validation checklists
Methods for conducting a walkthrough
PLANNING A REQUIREMENTS PROJECT

Interpreting existing documentation
Requirements throughout the organization
Analyzing business cases and project history
Identifying stakeholders
Determining project scope
Creating a project action plan
Identifying and managing requirements
Elements of an action plan
Writing a plan for a simulated project
ELICITING REQUIREMENTS FROM STAKEHOLDERS

Planning elicitation meetings
Choosing the right people to interview
Selecting the best interview methodology
Constructing questions that deliver results
Identifying other data sources
Facilitating elicitation meetings
One-on-one meetings
Group meetings
Dysfunctional meetings
Meetings with senior executives
ANALYZING REQUIREMENTS WITH PROCESS MAPS

Process mapping methodologies
Process mapping procedure and materials
Creating process maps
Other analysis methodologies
Creating outlines
Applying alternative graphical models
Performing gap analyses
Completing the analysis
Prioritizing requirements with creative techniques
Completing a requirements analysis worksheet
ASSEMBLING THE REQUIREMENTS DOCUMENT

Gathering the pieces
Extracting requirements from a requirements analysis worksheet
Writing test cases for requirements
Ensuring traceability
Linking requirements to business needs and to test cases
Creating a traceability matrix
Building the elements
Templates for documents
Planning document distribution
Conducting a walkthrough for completeness
MANAGING CHANGES TO UPDATE YOUR DOCUMENT

What you can expect
Types of changes
Frequency, magnitude of changes
Navigating the change process
Conducting a change meeting
Managing change requests
Accepting and rejecting changes
INTEGRATING REQUIREMENTS INTO YOUR ORGANIZATION

Choosing the right requirements management tools
Selecting appropriate requirements standards
Defining an ideal requirements process

Who Should Attend ?

Managers
Supervisors
Executives
Project and program managers
sponsors and others involved in planning and writing requirements for projects.

Date

june 24 (Monday) - 28 (Friday)

Venue

Istanbul

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Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized
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