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Six Estimation Safety Tips

Low-code technology reinforces BPM strategy

Estimation is a chronically thorny issue for software practitioners. Most people need to prepare estimates for the work they do, but in our industry we don’t do a great job of estimation. In this article I offer six safety tips to keep in mind as you prepare estimates for your project and for your individual work... These six safety tips might not help you create estimates that all of your customers, managers, and coworkers will dance to, but at least they will help you and your team hear the same music.

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Requirements Gathering meets Accessibility Needs

The ethics behind accessibility is possibly not something you have considered before. I think many would categorize an accessibility tool as something that; ‘makes life easier’, for a disabled user. However, what we should be taking into account when designing new digital platforms is how to make sure that every single user has the same experience. This is actually a very key point as we are not even specifically talking about disabilities here.  Have you considered mobile users vs web? IOS vs Windows? Online vs Offline? 

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Manage Data Business Needs w/ Data Dictionary

Data Modeling for Business Analysts

The objective of this article is to demonstrate how a data dictionary (DD) can be used as a tool for capturing the appropriate level of detail representing data-specific business needs.  The following questions are addressed in this article: What are data-specific business needs?  How might these needs be represented in a DD?  How does a DD differ from a data or class model?  What details should be captured?  What is the role of a DD in relation to detail requirements?

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Build Requirements Around Real Journeys

Let us look at it from a different angle now and derive the requirements out of the customer journeys.  It is impossible to introduce a change... if the change is big and you try to implement it in one go.  This is the reason we tend to break any solution into smaller components. Each solution component should be small and independent enough to be changed individually in a controlled manner. So that eventually we will compose a new experience out of them. Pretty much like using a set of Lego blocks.

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