Requirements

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Humor: System Requirement: "...it should be easy to use..."

Humor: System Requirement: “…it should be easy to use…”

Humor: System Requirement: “…it should be easy to use…”IT Manager: “Your BRD includes 5000 requirements.  You realize not human could use a system this complex?”Business Customer: “You’ve got a point.  I better add one more: ‘…and it should be easy to use, even for a monkey.”

Source: Humor: System Requirement: “…it should be easy to use…”

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Requirements Reading

Requirements Reading

I have been doing a lot of reading lately around requirements, business analytics, UML, and Software requirements.  Here are some of the books that I reccomend:

  • UML Distilled Third Edition: A brief Guide to the Standard Object Modeling Language; Martin Fowler; Addison-Wesley; 2004 Pearson Education, Inc
  • Software Requirements (3rd Edition) (Developer Best Practices); Karl Wiegers, Joy Beatty; Microsoft Press;
  • The Microguide to Process Modeling in BPMN 2.0 Second Edition, How to Build Greate Process, Rule, and Event Models; Rick Geneva, Tom Debevoise; 2008, 2011 Advanced Component Research
  • Real Life BPMN: Using BPMN to Analyze, Improve, and Automate Processes in Your Company; Jakob Freund, Bernd Rucker
  • UML Applied: A .Net Perspective; Martin L. Shoemaker; Apress
  • Learning UML 2.0; Russ Miles & Ken Hamilton; O’Reilly Publishing
  • 5 Step UML; V M Gunda