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Stakeholders! Why can’t they just tell me exactly what they want?

Posted on: December 8th, 2016 by Cheryl Hill No Comments

“It takes less time to do something right than to explain why it was done wrong.” –Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  Project teams build software, systems and products for people to use or consume.  So why is it that many project teams … Read More

New Courses on Eliciting and Writing Requirements

Posted on: March 4th, 2014 by Cheryl Hill No Comments

Requirements Experts is proud to announce the addition of two new courses. Eliciting and Writing Requirements   This one-day course is designed to help students develop skills needed that enable them to elicit, write, and review requirements. Scope and Requirements: Elicit, … Read More

Importance of Doing the Upfront Work Before Design

Posted on: December 18th, 2012 by Cheryl Hill 1 Comment

We were recently asked by one of our clients about some methods that can be used to help drive home the importance of developing proper requirements at the right time…namely at the beginning of the project. Convincing those with whom … Read More

Role of the Business Analyst and Requirements

Posted on: October 23rd, 2012 by Cheryl Hill 4 Comments

We recently received the following question via our Ask the Experts page:  “How much has the role of a Business Analyst changed or affected the gathering and structuring of requirements”. The short answer to this question:  The Business Analyst (BA) … Read More