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Designing the Requirements: Building Applications that the User Wants and Needs by Chris Britton

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Chapter 5. The Relationship with the Business

This chapter and the next are about context design. This chapter is mainly concerned with how you identify the application design tasks and understanding the dependencies between the tasks. It also considers the wider subjects of aligning the application with the organization’s strategy and understanding how senior management views the application development. In the next chapter we will look at the detailed specification of the task. If you like, this chapter is about trying to please management and the next is about trying to please the workers.

There is plenty written in books and papers about how to gather requirements. You can do interviews one-on-one or collectively, face-to-face or remotely, ...

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