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.

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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.

Questions? 888.268.8770 [email protected]
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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Venue
Call to Schedule
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Virtual Classroom
Your Location
Anywhere
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.

 

Questions? 888.268.8770 [email protected]
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. Easy and quick access fits todayís working style and eliminates expensive travel and long days in the classroom.
  • Live, expert instruction: Instructors are sought-after practitioners, highly-experienced in the industry who deliver a professional learning experience in real-time.
  • Valuable course materials: Courses cover the same professional content as our classroom training, and students have direct access to valuable materials.
  • Rich virtual learning environment: A variety of tools are built in to the learning platform to engage learners through dynamic delivery and to facilitate a multi-directional flow of information.
  • Hands-on exercises: An essential component to any learning experience is applying what you have learned. Using the latest technology, your instructor can provide 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 four hours per day. This schedule makes it easy 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 in small class size to ensure an opportunity for personal interaction.
Instructors
Tim Lister
Atlantic Systems Guild, Inc.

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