System upgrades are popular projects and have certain common success tactics. When you are upgrading a system of record, however, the stakes are greater. Be ready for a SOR upgrade by using these tactics for success—especially those related to requirements.
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Project teams usually wait for requirements to be ripe before attempting to collect them. But would it be helpful if they collaborated with business teams to identify, prioritize and prototype the requirements? The answer is a resounding yes.
How do you keep your team focused on your project as its primary priority? This writer has found that following these four practical steps and processes works well at keeping his project at the forefront of his team members' minds.
Quality is more than just processes and measurements--it’s about ownership and commitment. If you want a quality outcome, you need a team capable of delivering it.
While process frequently fails to allow for flexibility, technology often doesn’t even consider the possibility. Once we begin to automate a process, the presumption—and it’s a dangerous one—is that all cases are treated equally.
What are some of the fundamental building blocks required in software projects? Things that can help position teams to adapt to changes quickly (including implementing the latest tech trends) and ultimately add value to business?
Deviations for the project manager role come from assuming they accomplish the same goal (or deliver the same results) as some other commonly found roles across various industries. Let's analyze these similarities and differences between roles, see where they clash—and where they can cooperate.
Customer (or user) satisfaction is fundamental to a project’s success. Understanding and documenting customer attitudes and needs will better prepare project teams to meet expectations and deliver the anticipated benefits. It starts with the requirements gathering phase.
You’re a hardworking, successful business analyst (BA), and have just been told your organization is “going agile.” Perhaps you’ve heard a few details about the types of roles involved in an agile development environment, but nothing that really depicts how a BA fits into this new atmosphere. So what does this shift in your organization mean for you?
For the role of a business analyst to survive, it ought to be transformed in focusing on data, strategy, innovation and value versus only requirements management. The purpose of this article is to unpack what the transformed business analyst role should embody in this digital upheaval.