Traditional system-development methodologies are rapidly being replaced by more
iterative or agile approaches. More organizations are realizing the benefits of
faster product deployment at a lower cost, with less rework due to missed requirements.
Effective business analysis is key to developing those requirements and keeping
projects on track. This course explores the contributions of good requirements development
in an Agile environment and equips business analysts with the critical thinking,
analytical skills, and necessary people skills they need to add value to every Agile
In this course, you will learn the techniques for discovering, understanding,
and describing product vision; understanding and depicting personas and user stories;
identifying and describing additional requirements and acceptance criteria; modeling
desired product features and functions; working collaboratively with other team
members; and communicating expertly with colleagues, sponsors, and business customers.
Lively lectures combined with insightful demonstrations and realistic practice exercises
provide you with the competence and confidence you need to improve project outcomes
through better requirements definition.
A variety of demonstrations, large-group activities, and small-group team exercises
will refine and enhance your Agile business analysis skills. Working in small groups,
you and your peers will identify, discuss, and practice the tools and techniques
your organization should be using to better define and communicate requirements
for your Agile project.