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Best Practices for Requirements Gathering

by Michael Krasowski

Learn the fundamentals, basic tools and techniques and how agile techniques can be used to enhance your requirements gathering skills.

What you'll learn

This course begins with the fundamentals of the requirements process, including project definition template, the uncertainty of requirements, nailing down stakeholders, and the skills needed to be a requirements analyst. Next we explore how requirements gathering in an Agile environment works. And lastly, we review practical tools to guide the student from user cases/stories, work flows, mockups, business rules, and data model to produce a solid specification that meets a customer's expectations. This course covers the following PMBOK® Process Groups: Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling. This course covers the following PMBOK® Knowledge Areas: Project Scope Management, Project Communications Management, Project Stakeholders Management.

About the author

Michael is a consultant and Pluralsight author. He recently traded the corporate world of Accenture back into his passion: IT professional development and authoring for Pluralsight. Previous to Accenture, Michael was General Manager of Fairway Technologies Inc. at the Orange County offices located in Irvine, California. In 2017, Fairway Technologies acquired PDSA Inc., where Michael was Vice President/COO at PDSA, Inc. His responsibilities were to manage all projects and personnel while ensurin... more

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