Requirements Analysis and Design Definition

Converting Business Needs to Solutions

A Two-Day Seminar

The ultimate objective of a business analysis, process improvement or information technology project is to improve business results. This seminar will present proven approaches to analyzing current conditions, business needs and technology enablers. Verification and validation techniques will be used to assure proposed solutions meet the needs of users and customers.

Who Should Attend

  • Business Analysts, Systems Analysts, Requirements Professionals
  • Business Product Owners
  • Business Architects
  • Project/Program Managers and PMO directors, Team Leaders
  • Development Managers, Process Improvement Professionals
  • RFP Developers, and IT Specialists

What You Will Learn

  • Help evaluate requirements for completeness, correctness, and alignment with business needs
  • Create models that improve communication of business need and potential solutions
  • Manage requirements throughout the life cycle
  • Identify solutions which fulfill the business needs
  • Evaluate and recommend “best” solution(s)
  • Enhance skills which further foster collaboration and creativity

Seminar Outline

I. Elaborating the Requirements

  • Envisioning the future
  • Additional modeling techniques (ie. Process, Context, Data)
  • Acceptance criteria
  • The requirements package

II. Getting the Right Requirement Right

  • Evaluating the requirements
  • Evaluating the requirements package
  • Alignment with business value
  • Requirements review techniques

III. Solutions Design

  • JAD sessions
  • Leading creativity
  • Identifying solutions
  • Evaluating options

IV. Managing BA Deliverables

  • Requirements management plan
  • Requirement prioritization
  • Requirements traceability
  • Change management