Many of the problems that business people find don’t actually require a fully working application. Often, a simple “picture” is enough. For example, try to imagine describing all that goes into this page without an actual image...
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2015

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A Mockup is Worth a Thousand Words

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Igor Ješe, Software Requirements Expert

Developers complain that customers don’t know what they want. At the same time, customers complain about having to explain the obvious. Many projects can get stuck in this type of behavior.

Fortunately, there is a loophole. Many of the problems that business people find don’t actually require a fully working application. Often, a simple “picture” (aka mockup) is enough.

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The Mystery of the Missing Requirements

Ravi Bommakanti, Founder, BBITS Consulting

This is a story of an outsourced product implementation contract between two companies, FinCo and ProdCo. What started out as an exciting contract turned out to be a bitter experience for both the companies. There are lessons to be learnt from this story – about outsourced contracts, about setting expectations and above all, about good old business requirements.

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Do we really know what the ‘Analyst’ in the ‘Business Analyst’ means?

Adam Alami, Sr. Business Analyst

Business analysts have been around for a long time, at least by concept, if not by exactly same designations.Business Analysts are employed by many organisations and businesses all over the world. But the fact remains that most professionals are still quite unsure about what exactly makes a Business Analyst and what to expect from one. 

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Offering Less Gets You More When Interviewing

Michelle R. Walter, CBAP®

The scenario is simple: You’ve been tasked to determine the requirements for a new project. You’ve done your homework by reviewing existing documentation. And, now, you’ve arranged to have a meeting with a Subject Matter Expert (SME).

So, where does one begin on this path to enlightenment? When you talk to the SME for the first time, do you start by outlining everything that you think you’ve learned already?

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