The power of visually modeling requirements to get consensus, buy-in, and to help validate and verify requirements is a key skill any analyst should know to deliver quality requirements for successful solutions. In this course, Modeling Requirements, you will learn how to model and visually represent your requirements to help you with any change effort. First, you will learn techniques and see examples on creating current and future state models. Next, you will explore how to create context diagrams. Then, you will see how to model requirements with use cases and use case diagrams. Finally, you will discover how to capture operational support models for complete requirements work. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to model requirements to ensure complete and successful solutions for any change-based work.
Course Overview Hi, everyone. My name is Jamie Champagne, and welcome to my course, Modeling Requirements. I am an overly passionate business analysis speaker and trainer with my company, Champagne Collaborations. In this course, we'll walk through how to model your requirements to help you deliver successful solutions in your requirements work. Some of the major topics that we will cover include modeling current and future states, using context and data flow diagrams, creating and utilizing use cases, and defining operational support models. By the end of this course, you'll be able to model your requirements in different formats that help you not only complete verification and validation analysis work, but also get the buy‑in from your stakeholders for long‑term solutions. Before beginning the course, you should simply consider your own requirements analysis skills and where you have worked with requirements before as this course may give you a fresh perspective on how to best approach your requirements analysis work. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into requirements analysis work and skills area further in any courses on business analysis, project management, or any general change efforts, especially ones that require technical details. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to model requirements with this course, Modeling Requirements, at Pluralsight.