Chapter 15. Summary

The approach presented in this book has shown how you can structure the requirements management process by organizing requirements in the pyramid.

Summary of the Pyramid Approach to the Requirements Management Process

Let’s summarize this approach.

After the requirements management plan is created and the project is set up, the elements of the requirements pyramid are created:

  1. The requirements at the top level of the pyramid (stakeholders’ requests) are gathered using various methods of knowledge elicitation:

    • Interviews

    • Questionnaires

    • Workshops

    • Storyboards

    • Role playing

    • Brainstorming sessions

    • Prototyping

    • Use cases

    • Analysis of existing documents

    • Observation, task demonstration

    • Analysis of existing systems

  2. A business analyst derives the second ...

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