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The Right Way to Select Technology by Jarrod Gingras, Tony Byrne

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CHAPTER 4

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Capture Requirements That Don’t Suck

How Not to Articulate Requirements

Applying UCD Principles

Information Gathering

Tips

A solid understanding of your organization’s requirements is essential to project success. Getting that understanding will involve information gathering from various stakeholder groups, potentially utilizing a variety of techniques.

Note that at this stage, your requirements should be business- and user-focused, rather than detailed technical specifications. (We’ll get to those in Chapter 6, “Ask Questions That Really Matter.”) The final key step here is to analyze and prioritize your requirements, in order to determine ...

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