Tag: scope creep

Baseline Your Scope Before Writing Requirements

Baseline Your Scope Before Writing Requirements ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

A major issue that contributes to cancelled projects is a failure to establish a shared vision of the final product at the beginning of the project. The reason for a new product or upgrade must be clearly understood before writing requirements, or divergent requirements will be written and important requirements will be missed. This vision […]

Minimum Viable…. Baby? Managing Scope Creep for a New Bundle of Joy

Minimum Viable…. Baby? Managing Scope Creep for a New Bundle of Joy ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

My husband and I are kicking-off a new and exciting project in our personal lives; having a baby. However, while embarking on what might be called the “Envisioning” or “Planning” phase of the project (aka being pregnant), I’ve found that many of the skills I’ve learned as a business analyst here at ArgonDigital translate into […]

Are the Requirements Attainable?

Are the Requirements Attainable? ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Attainability is a requirements development issue that is commonplace on many projects.   Defining requirements without adequately assessing attainability places projects at risk of significant cost overruns, schedule delays, and performance shortfalls. Mandatory characteristics for any requirement is that it is Needed, Verifiable, and Attainable.  I call these the NVA characteristics.  In previous blogs “Do we […]