The Requirements Discovery Canvas in a Nutshell

Posted on March 25th, 2015

The original post describing the Requirements Discovery Canvas is quite lengthy and require a fair investment of time to read. This post is for those wanting to get a quick overview of the canvas and how it is used.The Requirements Discovery Canvas is a visual tool that helps teams discover and o...

Describing Software Features

Posted on March 18th, 2015

The Requirements Discovery Canvas is a visual tool that helps teams discover and organise software requirements. Inspired by the Business Model Canvas, it provides a framework for collaboration, that can be used by both agile and traditional software development teams. In my last post I discusse...

Product Backlog or Wishlist?

Posted on March 17th, 2015

The Requirement Discovery Canvas is a visual tool that helps teams discover and organise software requirements. Inspired by the Business Model Canvas, it provides a framework for collaboration, that can be used by both agile and traditional software development teams. In this post, I am going to...

BABOK Version 3 and the Requirements Discovery Canvas

Posted on March 12th, 2015

Business Model Canvas and Collaborative Games are among the new business analysis techniques introduced in BABOK Version 3. This makes the Requirements Discover Canvas an ideal companion for the latest version of BABOK. The canvas prompts the players in a collaborative game to consider some fund...

Strategies For Requirements Discovery

Posted on March 8th, 2015

The Requirement Discovery Canvas is a visual tool that helps teams discover and organise software requirements. Inspired by the Business Model Canvas, it provides a framework for collaboration, that can be used by both agile and traditional software development teams. How the Canvas Helps The Re...

The Requirement Discovery Canvas

Posted on March 7th, 2015

The Requirement Discovery Canvas is a visual tool that helps teams discover and organise software requirements. Inspired by the Business Model Canvas, it provides a framework for collaboration, that can be used by both agile and traditional software development teams. Requirements Discovery Is N...

Lotus Agenda Training Courses

Posted on September 19th, 2014

Many (many) years ago I was an enthusiastic user of Lotus Agenda. In fact, I have to confess that I have only recently retired an accounting system that I implemented in Lotus Agenda as Agenda no longer runs under MS Windows 7 and I couldn't be bothered to mess around with virtual machines o...

The Feature Funnel: More On Ambiguity

Posted on March 28th, 2012

I ended my post on qualifying the wishlist by promoting the benefits of a glossary of terms. This post will continue to explore the problems of ambiguity associated with natural language. In addition to establishing a glossary, another way of ensuring consistency across features, is to employ a ...

The Feature Funnel: The Big Picture

Posted on March 24th, 2012

Busy day today so just a short post. I spent some time visualising the ideas that I have been discussing in my series of posts on the feature funnel and came up with this representation. So far I have discussed the wishlist, popularity and ambiguity in my posts. The other aspects of the featur...

The Feature Funnel: Qualifying the Wishlist

Posted on March 22nd, 2012

In my last post I introduced the Feature Funnel and discussed ways of managing a wishlist of product features. In this and later posts, I will introduce a series of questions that can be used to refine and filter the wishlist.Is the requested feature popular? It is obvious that frequently request...

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