Writing High Quality Requirements
(SWHQR, Live Instructor-Led Training, 2 days)


Dates and Pricing


Jan 22 to Jan 23, 2018$1,150/person Feb 19 to Feb 20, 2018$1,150/person Mar 19 to Mar 20, 2018$1,150/person

Outline

The World of Requirements
The Critical Importance of Requirements
Requirements in the Project Lifecycle
What is a Requirement?
Requirement Types : Functional, Non-Functional and Project Constraints
What is a Functional Requirement?
What is a Non-Functional Requirement?
What is a Project Constraint?
What is a Business Rule?
Preparing for Requirements Gathering
The Business Case: Preparing the Ground
Clarifying Scope to prevent Scope Creep
Creating a Requirements Taxonomy
Creating a Priority Categories
Adopting a Requirements Shell
Performing a Stakeholder Analysis
Overview of Requirements Elicitation Techniques
Writing Requirements
The Attributes of High Quality Requirements
Using the Active Voice
Dealing with Jargon and Acronyms
Techniques for Editing and Rewriting Text
Assessing Stakeholder Satisfaction and Dissatisfaction
Common Mistakes and Best Practices
Assembling the Final Draft
The Quality Gateway
The Process of Requirements Sign-Off
Passing the Draft through the Quality Gateway
The Importance of Avoiding Solutions
Checking for Completeness
Checking for Traceability
Checking for Consistency
Checking for Relevance
Checking for Correctness
Checking for Precision
Other Considerations
Requirements in an Iterative Context
Understanding the Importance of a Change Management Process
Publishing the Business Requirements Document
Tracking and Monitoring Project Progress