Gathering User Requirements


Course Number: JAV-302

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

User Requirements Training Overview

This user requirements training course teaches Business Analysts and System Analysts how to gather and document user requirements to develop quality software. Participants will learn how different models are used to capture "views" of the proposed system at different levels of detail. A comprehensive, hands-on lab gives each student an opportunity to learn how to work as a member of a team to collect detailed and accurate information for new software systems or modifications to existing systems. This course is not limited to analysts that are working in an object-oriented environment.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Describe three different levels of detail and how they apply to requirements.
  • Describe six different views of requirements: Who, What, Why, Where, When and How.
  • Identify and use different models to capture and document user requirements, including:
    • Business Rules/Policies
    • Glossary
    • Functional Requirements Steps
    • Stakeholder classes
    • Statechart Diagrams
    • UI Prototype/Navigation
    • Context Diagram
    • Domain Model
    • Participant Map and Table

Prerequisites

None.

Outline

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Introduction
  • Background of problem - re: software development
  • Pre-existing solutions
  • Instructor background
Requirements
  • Functional - includes the behavior visible to the users
  • Non-functional - includes the environment that supports the functional - such as security, performance (speed), maintainability
  • Levels of requirements - Business, User, Software
  • Focus Questions
  • Mapping requirements models by focus
Review
  • Functional vs. non-functional requirements
  • Levels of requirements
Skills
  • Soft skills
  • Technical Skills
Artifacts
  • What is an artifact?
  • What artifacts are there?
  • Relationship between models
  • How do artifacts map to focus questions*?
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All User Requirements training students receive comprehensive courseware. 

Software Requirements:

  • Software for the course will be selected by mutual agreement – please contact us to discuss your specific needs and environment.


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