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Test Driving the Requirements Discovery Canvas

Posted on June 8th, 2016

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. Its been over a year since...

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 20th, 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 19th, 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...

The Requirement Discovery Canvas

Posted on March 15th, 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. Requirements Discovery Is ...

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...

The Feature Funnel: A Tool for Managing User Wishlists

Posted on March 21st, 2012

The Sales Funnel Many sales professionals are familiar with the systematic approach to selling a product or service known as the “sales funnel". The sales funnel employs the metaphor of a funnel (wide neck at the top, narrow spout at the bottom) to represent the dwindling number of sales prospe...

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