requirements Archive

Impact Mapping: Making Value-Driven Prioritization a Reality

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to combine quantified business goals, direct traceability from goals to features, surfacing of value assumptions, cause-and-effect analysis, design thinking and visual facilitation in a single approach?

Lean Business Analysis and UX

Some of the most difficult roles to integrate in Agile and Lean development are business analysts and user experience (UX) professionals. Transitioning from big upfront design and massive requirements documents to a minimum viable product and just

Story Map the User Experience

What does a great user experience have in common with a great story? Everything. While creating a user experience that engages, influences, and excites can sometimes seem daunting, crafting a great story is actually quite quick and

Setting a Good Example

To get the most out of Behavior Driven Development (BDD), Specification by Example (SBE) or Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD), you need much more than a tool. You need high value specifications. How do we get the most

Refactor your Specs!

Even in an agile world, specifications often go too far and describe solutions with too much details; all these premature decisions constraint the implementation and remove opportunities. There is a remedy: refactoring the specs, even before refactoring