Seilevel’s Joy Beatty has recorded a series of videos introducing the concept of using visual models to aid requirements gathering.
If you want to understand the value of using visual models, these videos are a good place to start. You’ll find videos about some examples of models that we use in our approach, and have included a few webinars below on specific requirements topics.
Software requirements gathering projects must use good visualization to communicate requirements well. Our introduction video gives you a quick overview of why we teach about requirements models. Watch now.
Requirements models are the basis for our work in software requirements gathering projects. We explain what we mean by the phrase in this video. Watch now.
People cannot process more than 7 plus or minus two items at a time, so visual models help us in software requirements gathering projects to organize the information. We take you through an exercise to demonstrate how hard it is to maintain a lot of information in your head, and then we relate that back to software requirements in this video. Watch now.
Visual models are key to software requirements gathering because they allow us to find the missing requirements and understand the information in different ways. In this video we talk about how models help us identify these gaps. Watch now.
People, Systems, Data is a categorization you can use to organize your requirements models for software requirements gathering. We explain this categorization from RML® in this video. Watch now.
There are many models to use in the software requirements gathering process. We use an Affinity Diagram to group the models of RML® you might use in this video. Watch now.
System Context Diagrams should be used very early in software requirements gathering. In this video we discuss how to create them. Watch now.
Org Charts are a model to use very early in the software requirements gathering process to identify all of your stakeholders. In this video you will learn how to find or create an org chart and how to use it in your organization. Watch now.
Process Flows are a core model in almost all software requirements gathering projects. We will cover what Process Flows are in this video. Watch now.
There are a handful of models that are excellent choices for pulling out low level details in software requirements gathering projects. We give you an introduction to what those models are in this video. Watch now.
State Diagrams are particularly useful in software requirements gathering to visually see the sequence of transitions. We walk through when to use State Diagrams in this video. Watch now.
A State Table example can help us see how we identify all possible transitions for an object in software requirements gathering. We walk through a specific State Table example in this video. Watch now.
Use cases are an essential tool in software requirements gathering projects. We walk through an example use case and its derived software requirements in this video. Watch now.
Use Cases header information is essential to learn how to capture correctly in business analyst training. We describe the various fields you need in a Use Case in this video. Watch now.
Affinity Diagrams are a fun model to use in software requirements gathering to organize your otherwise chaotic information. We talk about what affinity diagrams are and how to create them using using sticky notes in this video. Watch now.
Seeing an example in business analyst training of an Affinity Diagram using sticky notes is helpful as it’s the most flexible way to create them. We give an example of how to use sticky notes to create Affinity Diagrams in this video. Watch now.