Get Requirements Right the First Time

An Effective Approach to Requirements Discovery

This course details the Volere process, which has been refined over the last 20 years and is accepted worldwide as a leading requirements process. Additionally, it prepares software professionals working in requirements engineering and business analysis for the CPRE Foundation Level exam.

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Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Sep 19Sep 20, 2017
Virtual Classroom
Desktop
Anywhere
Description
  • Characterize the scope of the requirements work in a graphic form
  • Define goals, constraints, facts and, assumptions
  • Partition the requirements work
  • Get down to the detailed requirements

An Efficient and Effective Approach
Whether you are just getting the requirements for a new feature or you are on a large team trying to define the requirements for a brand new system, you are always under time pressure. Getting the requirements work off on the right foot is critical. The Volere (meaning “to wish” or “to want” in Italian) process for requirements discovery has a front-end defined with efficiency in mind and can be tailored to best fit your specific situation. It is a systematic way to get to the point where there are no unpleasant surprises when you go into the study of detailed requirements.
 
A Proven Approach
The Volere process has been defined for almost 20 years and is practiced by organizations around the world. The text, Mastering the Requirements Process, is now in its 3rd edition. The Volere requirements specification template is now in its 15th edition.
 
Who Should Attend
Anyone participating in defining requirements will find value in this course, whether you are a business analyst, project manager, or subject matter expert.

Course Outline

The requirements process inside the development process
Some requirements work is always done before the project starts
Requirements work in an agile environment
A first look at Volere
Getting your ducks all in a row
Getting agreement on scope
Getting agreement on goals and constraints

Getting key stakeholders involved
The Volere process form scope to detailed requirements
How detailed is a detailed requirement?
Dividing up the requirements by event response
Building a business use case
Finding the product use cases
Functional and non-functional requirements

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Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Sep 19Sep 20, 2017
Virtual Classroom
Desktop
Anywhere
Price: $599 USD Course Duration: 2 Days
Description
  • Characterize the scope of the requirements work in a graphic form
  • Define goals, constraints, facts, and assumptions
  • Partition the requirements work
  • Get down to the detailed requirements

An Efficient and Effective Approach
Whether you are just getting the requirements for a new feature or you are on a large team trying to define the requirements for a brand new system, you are always under time pressure. Getting the requirements work off on the right foot is critical. The Volere (meaning “to wish” or “to want” in Italian) process for requirements discovery has a front-end defined with efficiency in mind and can be tailored to best fit your specific situation. It is a systematic way to get to the point where there are no unpleasant surprises when you go into the study of detailed requirements.
 
A Proven Approach
The Volere process has been defined for almost 20 years and is practiced by organizations around the world. The text, Mastering the Requirements Process, is now in its 3rd edition. The Volere requirements specification template is now in its 15th edition.
 
Who Should Attend
Anyone participating in defining requirements will find value in this course, whether you are a business analyst, project manager, or subject matter expert.

 

Course Outline

The requirements process inside the development process
Some requirements work is always done before the project starts
Requirements work in an agile environment
A first look at Volere
Getting your ducks all in a row
Getting agreement on scope
Getting agreement on goals and constraints

Getting key stakeholders involved
The Volere process form scope to detailed requirements
How detailed is a detailed requirement?
Dividing up the requirements by event response
Building a business use case
Finding the product use cases
Functional and non-functional requirements

Class Schedule
Day 1: 1:00pm-4:00pm ET/10:00am-1:00pm PT
Day 2: 1:00pm-4:00pm ET/10:00am-1:00pm PT
Class Fee Includes
  • Easy course access: Attend training right from your computer and easily connect your audio via computer or phone. You can access your training course quickly and easily and can participate freely.
  • Live, expert instruction: See and hear your instructor presenting the course materials and answering your questions in real-time.
  • Valuable course materials: Our live-virtual training uses the same valuable course materials as our classroom training. Students will have direct access to the course materials.
  • Hands-on exercises: An essential component to any learning experience is applying what you have learned. Using the latest technology, your instructor can provide students with hands-on exercises, group activities, and breakout sessions.
  • Real-time communication: Communicate real-time directly with the instructor. Ask questions, provide comments, and participate in the class discussions.
  • Peer interaction: Networking with peers has always been a valuable part of any classroom training. Live-virtual training gives you the opportunity to interact with and learn from the other attendees during breakout sessions, course lecture, and Q&A.
  • Convenient schedule: Course instruction is divided into modules no longer than three hours per day. This schedule makes it easy for you to get the training you need without taking days out of the office and setting aside projects.
  • Small class size: Live-virtual courses are limited to the same small class sizes as our instructor-led training. This provides you with the opportunity for personal interaction with the instructor.
Instructors
Tim Lister
Atlantic Systems Guild, Inc.

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