Tag: requirements gathering processes

Business Analyst Elicitation Tip: Recreate the Context to Retrieve Information

Business Analyst Elicitation Tip: Recreate the Context to Retrieve Information ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

This software requirements elicitation tip is for every business analyst who’s needed to nudge someone’s memory during elicitation. The other day one of my customers asked “Did you do that thing that someone was going to ask you to do?” Since no one had asked me to take on a new task, I was a […]

Business Analyst Collaboration: A Nightmare Before Christmas?

Business Analyst Collaboration: A Nightmare Before Christmas? ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

You’re a business analyst with an almost infinite supply of ideas and feedback, struggling with the practical limitations of sharing your thoughts. If collaboration is the lifeblood of innovation, then you may as well be an “innovampire,” desperately seeking access to that collaborative lifeblood before sunrise. Are the written communication tools you use driving a […]

Using Questionnaires: For One on One Requirements Gathering Processes

Using Questionnaires: For One on One Requirements Gathering Processes ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Questionnaires are a very useful tool for gathering requirements. We’ve written other blog posts about this before here. Questionnaires are usually associated with getting information from large groups of distributed users. They work very well when other means of eliciting requirements are not very practical. However, of late, I have been using them a lot to […]

Gathering Requirements for Migration Projects (Part 1)

Gathering Requirements for Migration Projects (Part 1)

Many IT projects I have written requirements for are focused on migrating existing functionality to a new system. The goal of the project may be to move to a new platform, build a new system from the ground up with the exact same functionality, or to move a piece of functionality from one system to […]