Author Anthony Chen

Making sure your spec is reviewed.

Do you ever get the uneasy feeling that no one is reading your software requirements specification? The reality is that the development team is probably busy on the last release and that the business stakeholders are busy doing their jobs in the business. What is a lonely Product Manager to …

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Shall we require – part 2

I was reading through some of our older blog postings and saw the Shall we require post. Joy had asked the question of why use shall and there is a comment by Melissa about the confusion of using will and must. One point of view on this was presented at …

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Finding missing requirements

I went to a two day requirements training course the last week which did a great job of covering the basics of requirements. The course was taught by Cheryl Hill at Compliance Automation . I thought the content was great, but that there was a hole in their methodology for …

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The Most Important Thing

Last night I was interviewing a candidate and I asked him to tell me the value of a recent project for which he was the lead business analyst. He asked me what I meant and I clarified by asking him to tell me why was the project being done at …

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A story about usability

Earlier this morning I was working on my first blog post. If I can ever find it again, the topic will be “the most important thing”. Unfortunately you will have to wait on that posting and instead read this, my second blog post, first. All of this probably sounds a …

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