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Product Backlog or Wishlist?

Posted on March 17th, 2015

The Requirements Discovery Canvas is a visual tool that helps teams discover and organise software requirements. Inspired by the Business Model Canvas, it provides a framework for collaboration, that can be used by both agile and traditional software development teams. In this post, I am going t...

BABOK Version 3 and the Requirements Discovery Canvas

Posted on March 12th, 2015

Business Model Canvas and Collaborative Games are among the new business analysis techniques introduced in BABOK Version 3. This makes the Requirements Discovery Canvas an ideal companion for the latest version of BABOK. The canvas prompts the players in a collaborative game to consider some fun...

Strategies For Requirements Discovery

Posted on March 8th, 2015

The Requirements Discovery Canvas is a visual tool that helps teams discover and organise software requirements. Inspired by the Business Model Canvas, it provides a framework for collaboration, that can be used by both agile and traditional software development teams. How the Canvas Helps The R...

The Requirements Discovery Canvas

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

The Requirements Discovery Canvas is a visual tool that helps teams discover and organise software requirements. Inspired by the Business Model Canvas, it provides a framework for collaboration, that can be used by both agile and traditional software development teams. Requirements Discovery Is ...

The Feature Funnel: More On Ambiguity

Posted on March 28th, 2012

I ended my post on qualifying the wishlist by promoting the benefits of a glossary of terms. This post will continue to explore the problems of ambiguity associated with natural language. In addition to establishing a glossary, another way of ensuring consistency across features, is to employ a ...

The Feature Funnel: The Big Picture

Posted on March 24th, 2012

Busy day today so just a short post. I spent some time visualising the ideas that I have been discussing in my series of posts on the feature funnel and came up with this representation. So far I have discussed the wishlist, popularity and ambiguity in my posts. The other aspects of the featur...

The Feature Funnel: Qualifying the Wishlist

Posted on March 22nd, 2012

In my last post I introduced the Feature Funnel and discussed ways of managing a wishlist of product features. In this and later posts, I will introduce a series of questions that can be used to refine and filter the wishlist. Is the requested feature popular? It is obvious that frequently reque...

The Feature Funnel: A Tool for Managing User Wishlists

Posted on March 21st, 2012

The Sales Funnel Many sales professionals are familiar with the systematic approach to selling a product or service known as the "sales funnel". The sales funnel employs the metaphor of a funnel (wide neck at the top, narrow spout at the bottom) to represent the dwindling number of sales prospe...