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Requirements Management Software

blueprint by Blueprint Software Systems

Blueprint provides a software solution to help large organizations build better business applications.

Blueprint’s NonFunctional Accelerator features hundreds of reusable, sample elicitation questions drawn from the leading expert, Roxanne Miller, author of The Quest for Software Requirements. Also included are best-practice examples of nonfunctional requirements for each category, all embedded right in the work environment. Nonfunctional requirement types and properties are all pre-configured. All of this content empowers the user to drive a consistent and repeatable process for nonfunctional requirements.

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by Modern Requirements

Modern Requirements 4TFS is a Requirements Lifecycle Management platform that enables users to elicit, analyze, validate, document, review and manage requirements more efficiently, accurately and effectively.

Nonfunctional (NFRs) requirements are difficult to elicit for many reasons. Due to the complexity involved in defining NFRs, Modern Requirements 4TFS includes 14 specifications for Nonfunctional Requirement Elicitation which catalogue over 2000 questions based on The Quest for Software Requirements by Roxanne Miller.  A recent upgrade added 5 additional specifications defined by Roxanne Miller, along with over 500 suggested elicitation questions corresponding to the updated specification categories.

Modern Requirements 4TFS has leveraged this remarkable effort by Roxanne and has incorporated its Requirements Framework structure and questions. Analysts who are eliciting NFRs can now use Modern Requirements 4TFS to help remind them of the types of questions they should be considering. The answers to these questions help define the NFRs. The tool maintains the links between the questions and the NFRs. It also facilitates the reuse of these resulting NFRs across the enterprise in any new project.

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Business Analysis and Requirements Management

Business Analyst Times

Offers readers numerous white papers and interesting articles.

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Business Analyst World

Offers numerous industry conferences.

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International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)

An international not-for-profit professional association of for Business Analysis professionals.

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International Association of Facilitators (IAF)

A non-profit organization devoted to the standardization and certification of professional facilitators.

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Modern Analyst

A community site for business analysts and systems analysts.

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Requirements Networking Group

A website “where requirements gatherers meet”.

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Software Engineering Organizations

IEEE Computer Society

The leading provider of technical information and services to the world’s computing professionals.

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Quality Assurance Institute

Provides leadership and state-of-the-art solutions in the form of consulting, education services and assessments for software quality.

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Software Engineering Institute

Established as a part of Carnegie Mellon and sponsors of the Capability Maturity Model.

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TDWI

An organization dedicated to promoting best practices in the area of data warehousing.

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Industry Specialists

Forrester Research

Offers access to a wide range of knowledge experts that makes everything work together collaboratively.

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Gartner

Offers members with cutting-edge advice and targeted insights to support competitive decision-making across the Information Technology spectrum.

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The Standish Group International

A market research and advisory firm specializing in mission-critical software and electronic commerce.

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Recommended Training

MGR Consulting

An endorsed education provider for facilitation through the International Association of Facilitators (IAF), and has a revolutionary facilitation practice called FoCuSeD™.

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IIBA

The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) is an international not-for-profit professional association for Business Analysis professionals.

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