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The Importance of Tracking Requirements Updates

The beauty of Agile is its ability to adapt to change. One of the principles behind the Agile Manifesto is “Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harness change for the customer’s competitive advantage.” Clients change their minds. Maybe they don’t like how something looks or functions once it’s using real-world, actual content. […]

Requirements Management

Written by Matt Stehling Requirements Overview Requirements, which are interchangeably referred to as “expectations,” encapsulate capabilities and behaviors that a product, system or process must have in order to fulfill a business need or solve a business problem. A requirement is typically classified first into either a functional or non-functional requirement, and from there into […]

BI Tools – Test Fixtures

In order to know the expected “after” of a test, you need to know the “before” (usually!).  Testing in BI requires test fixtures, a defined state of the system in the “before” state.  In BI, this is almost the same as a test data set, but we add in non-data system configurations, user sets, and […]

BI Tools – Requirements Management

The importance of managing requirements and workload for any development team can’t be underestimated. But about 50% of the time I find teams without a plan for capturing and managing requirements given to them by their business stakeholders. A definition: Requirements management tools manage the collection and evolution of functional (business) requirements. Generally they are […]