Joy Beatty

Business Requirement Techniques for Delivering Value While Controlling Scope

Date: This event took place live on February 13 2014

Presented by: Joy Beatty

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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Organizations launch projects with the assumption that the new or improved solution will provide worthwhile benefits for stakeholders and a suitable return on investment. Understanding your business requirements can help ensure that your teams actually deliver those benefits.

In this webcast presentation, Joy Beatty, VP of R&D at Seilevel, you will learn:

  • how to define clear business objectives and corresponding success metrics
  • how to craft a focused vision statement
  • how to specify other elements of the business requirements.

Drawing from the book she co-authored with Karl Wiegers, Software Requirements, 3rd Edition, she'll explore four different scope representation techniques you can apply at any stage of a project. Keeping user and functional requirements aligned with the business requirements is a key element of successful solution delivery.

About Joy Beatty

Joy Beatty is a Vice President at Seilevel. Joy drives creation and implementation of new methodologies and best practices that improve requirements elicitation and modeling. She assists Fortune 500 companies as they build business analysis centers of excellence. Joy has provided training to thousands of business analysts. She is a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®). Joy is actively involved as a leader in the requirements community, serving on boards of multiple industry organizations. She is currently on the International Institute of Business Analysis® (IIBA®) core team for improving A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide). She has presented at numerous requirements-related conferences and speaking events. Additionally, she writes about requirements methodologies in journals, white papers, and blog posts. Joy graduated from Purdue University with Bachelors of Science degrees in both Computer Science and Mathematics.