Duration: 3 Days
Audience: IT Professionals
Technology: Business Skills
Delivery Method: Instructor-led
Software Assurance Value:
Despite our best efforts to
deploy good project management methods, IT projects continue to struggle to
meet the needs of stakeholders. In fact, the data show that our IT
project failures typically aren’t created by bad hardware, bad software, lack
of resources, budget over-runs, and schedule complications. IT projects
fail most often because of requirements problems. And though many IT
organizations have adopted PMBOK® Guide based project management processes,
they don’t have solid requirements management processes.
Fortunately, a standard for requirements management has been promulgated and is
continuing to be refined. That standard is detailed in the Business
Analysis Body of Knowledge, the BABOK™, which has been crafted by the
International Association of Business Analysts (IIBA™).
This workshop, which can be delivered in a one-day overview or a two-day or
three-day more-detailed format, is designed to provide a set of tools for IT
project managers or those engaged in the requirements process that will allow
them to deliver more successful projects. It provides techniques for
planning the requirements effort, eliciting user and supplementary requirements
from stakeholders, analyzing requirements for accuracy and completeness, and
ensuring that the solution contains the expected requirements. It
addresses the “hard skills” of requirements management and the “soft skills”
that are necessary for managing the extensive conflict implicit in requirements
elicitation and management and the expectations of stakeholders.
The workshop can also provide frameworks for building or improving
organizational requirements management processes.
The objectives of the workshop
are to introduce skills, concepts and strategies to: