Chapter 3

Getting Started with Continuous Architecture

Requirements Management


This chapter outlines an approach to modeling the business as well as identifying and managing requirements by leveraging the concepts of product management, value chains, user stories, and architecture scenarios within the context of creating and evolving Continuous Architectures, whether at a product level or at the enterprise level. We begin by contrasting functional requirements and Quality Attributes. We then outline the objectives of value chains and user stories. Next, we describe value chains and user stories in more detail and provide relevant examples for each, as well as guidelines for using these techniques as part of a Continuous Architecture project. ...

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