Learn about the requirements technique, as well as context and scope diagrams, and why they are beneficial to teams.
- I talk a lot about the importance of techniques…that get everyone on the same page.…It's what I call shared understanding.…To build shared understanding,…you can't dive into the details on day one.…You need to start with the big picture.…You need context.…Context diagrams are one of my favorite analysis techniques.…They show the solution's big picture…by providing a view of a system or product…in its environment, including the people…and systems it interacts with.…
A context diagram helps teams identify scenarios,…users, user goals, and external systems.…It provides an overall outside in perspective.…I love working with context diagrams,…because it helps the team stay out of the details…until we truly know and understand the big picture.…So, let's take a look at our online coffee store case study,…and build a context diagram together.…
We have included an exercise file that provides…a summary of this case study.…So where do we start?…The center of a context diagram…represents the product name, solution, or domain.…
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- What's elicitation and analysis?
- The relationship of elicitation to analysis
- Elicitation techniques
- Using interviews, brainstorming, and experiments to elicit requirements
- Analysis techniques
- Working with process models, context diagrams, and decision tables
- Adding to a process, product, or system