Requirements are formed from business needs and are the foundation for change. Information from various sources must be elicited, modelled, and analyzed, and potentially more information elicited, before well-written requirements can be finalized.
Business analysts excel at this iterative and investigative analytical process.
Learn to implement various analytical frameworks, explore diverse elicitation techniques, such as process modelling, interviews, and interface analysis. Examine approaches for prioritizing and managing requirements.
By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
- Use elicitation techniques that address specific business analysis initiatives
- Specify requirements that model a given need
- Differentiate between Agile and Traditional (waterfall) analysis techniques
- Apply common requirements analysis techniques, such as process analysis, root cause analysis
- Identify the key elements of a requirements governance framework
- Characteristics of a well-crafted requirement
- The Requirements Lifecycle
- Prioritizing Requirements
- Checklists • Decision Making
- Principles of Agile and Waterfall
- User Stories and Use Cases
- Interviews and Surveys
- Collaborative Games
- Document Analysis
- Modelling tools