Tag: use cases

Why Do We Need Text-based Requirements?

Why Do We Need Text-based Requirements? ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

With increasing frequency, people are coming to us with a common refrain: “Why do we need text-based requirements?  We all know that, more times than not, the stakeholders don’t know what they want, and this lack of clarity leads to requirements that are often incomplete, incorrect, ambiguous, and constantly changing.  It seems like a waste […]

Developing Agile Systems

Developing Agile Systems ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

In previous blogs we talk about Why do my requirements keep changing and Controlling and Managing Change during product or system development.   Change can also be addressed from the perspective of change that happens after the product or system is put into operations.  From this perspective the question to be addressed is: “Can the product […]

Agile and Requirement–Driven Product Development

Agile and Requirement–Driven Product Development ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

My previous blog described “Requirement-Driven Product Development” (RDPD). One of my readers asked a very important and well-formed question: “Lou, nice article. Are there any specializations to the approach for software systems? Would you say that Scrum process is consistent with RDPD? I expect that everyone agrees that requirements must drive development. The controversy is […]

Updated: Where to go to learn about Alfresco

Updated: Where to go to learn about Alfresco

With an application as deep and powerful as Alfresco, knowing where to start learning can be daunting, and finding the latest detailed product information can be equally challenging. New for 2014, we’ve put together an updated list of Alfresco educational resources for you, including the addition of some great items that weren’t yet available when […]

Analytics Projects Part 2: Integrating with a COTS Analytics Tool

Analytics Projects Part 2: Integrating with a COTS Analytics Tool

As mentioned in a previous post, I will be expanding the concept of an Analytics/Business Intelligence project by outlining a recommended approach for integrating with an analytics tool that provides Business Intelligence and can work with Big Data. 1. Elicit the problems and objectives for the project. Every project requires this type of elicitation, but […]

Webinar: Workdesk at Work – Managing Marketing Processes

Webinar: Workdesk at Work – Managing Marketing Processes

Part of a Series of Webinars Demonstrating How Alfresco Workdesk Solves Real World Business Problems Watch Webinar Recording Now The Workdesk at Work webinar series is aimed at helping executives, managers and architects better understand how Alfresco Workdesk can be used to help streamline content-centric processes that have been difficult to model using traditional content […]

Webinar: Is Alfresco Workdesk Right for Your Business?

Webinar: Is Alfresco Workdesk Right for Your Business?

Have you struggled to use collaboration technology in your process centric business?  Have you had difficulty avoiding customizations to meet your process and end user requirements?  Are your users complaining that your content management system should adapt to them, not the other way around?  Do you love the collaboration features of Share but want to […]

Going from system concepts to requirements – Part 1

Going from system concepts to requirements – Part 1 ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Note: This is Part 1 of our discussion concerning going from system concepts to requirements.  Part 1 addresses the basic concepts; Going from system concepts to requirements – Part 2 delves more into the “How” to go from system concepts to requirements. As you know, before writing requirements there is a lot of work that […]

Going from system concepts to requirements – Part 2

Going from system concepts to requirements – Part 2 ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Note: This is part 2 on our discussion concerning going from system concepts to requirements.  Going from system concepts to requirements Part 1 addresses the basic concepts.  Part 2 goes more into the “How” to go from the Column A stakeholder perspective to the Column B system perspective. There are several challenges you need to […]

Controlling and Managing Change

Controlling and Managing Change ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Controlling and managing change is one of the most important tasks for both the Project Manager and Systems Engineer.  Failing to do so often results in massive cost overruns, schedule slips, and failed projects. In the previous blog “Why do my requirements keep changing?”, we talked about why requirements change.  In this blog we discuss […]

How do you know your requirements are complete?

How do you know your requirements are complete? ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

The bottom line is the set of requirements is complete when all the stakeholders have approved the set of requirements. Define Scope before you write your requirements. From Requirements Expert’s viewpoint, it is that, but more.   What we advocate in our classes is the importance of clearly understanding and defining stakeholder expectations before writing requirements.  This […]

Use Case Assumption vs Pre-Condition – Continuing the Conversation

Use Case Assumption vs Pre-Condition – Continuing the Conversation ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

In response to this post, Bruce Melendy asked: “I have a use case in which a user requests access to a restricted form. As part of the flow they must either a) create an account; or b) log into an existing account. “I am assuming that most users do not already have an account (or […]