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Using the BDD: Bounding your Requirements Objects

The Business Data Diagram is a powerful, high-level RML model that can help bound the scope of data for your project. It can also be used to visually convey a sophisticated strategy for bounding your requirements objects and their traceability. I was recently working on a project where we had …

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An Exercise in Documenting Current State: Reddit and the BDD

Introduction “Let’s be honest; someone knows how all this stuff works, right?” This is a phrase that may come up in many, many projects in several different SDLC atmospheres. Companies, over years and years of IT innovation, restructure, re-programming, retrofits, etc., contain a cobweb of functionality and features of many …

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Business Data Diagrams – the LISP of requirements models?

It’s been argued in programming communities that all programming languages can ultimately be abstracted back to LISP.  As a software developer, you may not care that we can ultimately abstract Java into LISP, but the fact that you can tells us some fundamental truths relating to the nature of programming. …

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Don’t forget to join us at IIBA tomorrow!

James Hulgan at Seilevel will be presenting: ‘How to use Business Data Diagrams to Derive Use Cases & UAT Scenarios’ You don’t want to miss this! Summary: Most Business Analysts have at least a passing familiarity with Entity Relationship Diagrams, or ERD’s, and their use by DBAs and Data Architects to …

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Another Use for BDDs: Deriving UAT Test Scenarios

Many of my fellow colleagues on this here blog have already commented on the value of the Business Data Diagram or BDD.  Those of you familiar with ERDsor Entity Relationship Diagrams should recognize the BDD.  The key difference between the ERD and the BDD is that BDDs are not intended …

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