Sebastopol, CA—"There is a gap in the resources about requirements models available to practitioners," say authors Joy Beatty (@joybeatty) and Anthony Chen (@seilevel). "Over the years, we have noticed that many of our customers only create long lists of text requirements. And even as more modeling languages are available, they still aren't being adopted in the community."
In fact, those teams that do create models for their solutions usually only have one or two standby models that they always use, like Process Flows or Use Cases. We wanted to create a single resource practitioners could go to in order to learn how to create and use models on their projects."
In Visual Models for Software Requirements (Microsoft Press, $39.99 USD), Beatty and Chen, experts in eliciting and visualizing requirement, walk you through a simple but comprehensive language of visual models that has been used on hundreds of real-world, large-scale projects. Build your fluency with core concepts—and gain essential, scenario-based context and implementation advice—as you progress through each chapter.
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Visual Models for Software Requirements
Publisher: Microsoft Press
By Joy Beatty, Anthony Chen
Print ISBN: 9780735667723
Pages: 480 (est.)
Print Price: $39.99
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