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A Good User Experience Starts with Excellent Requirements

Adrian Reed highlights the importance of creating solid requirements in order to create a good user experience. Techniques discussed include engaging users early in the requirements cycle; stakeholder identification, categorization, and management; and process identification and modeling.

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Adrian Reed
Cast a Wider Net to Get the Best Software Requirements

Stakeholders often have different views about a software project—the scope, what requirements to include and their priority, and possible solutions. To get the best requirements, you need to talk with and understand the worries, fears, challenges, and ideas of as many stakeholders as possbile.

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Adrian Reed
Being a Warrior of Ideas and Improvement Takes Courage

We are warriors of ideas and warriors of improvement. If we demand greatness of ourselves, our teammates, and our organizations, we are warriors in the best sense—warriors who bring ideas to life and positive change to our organizations. Being a warrior takes courage to act and push through.

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Laura Brandenburg
Seven Tips for Virtual Requirements Meetings

Increasingly, projects teams are dispersed and may be working not only in different cities but potentially in different countries, continents, and time zones. Adrian Reed offers seven tips to help overcome challenges when facilitating virtual requirements elicitation sessions for a dispersed team.

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Adrian Reed
Why Business Analysts Don't Elicit Requirements

Business analysts don’t gather requirements, but they don’t elicit requirements either. Business analysts have conversations with stakeholders to understand their needs and wants, and that information leads them in the direction of identifying the requirements.

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Laura Brandenburg
Requirements Gathering vs. Elicitation

While mature business analysis professionals and organizations have adopted “elicitation” as a preferred term, the business analyst job market has not gotten the memo. Laura Brandenburg explores the latest and greatest term "requirements gathering" and discusses if either of these terms is accurate.

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Laura Brandenburg