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					 International Institute of Business Analysis

                    Purpose:
                    - Describes the activities and considerations for
                       managing and expressing requirements to a broad
Chapter 4:
                       and diverse audience.
Requirements Mgmt
and Communication   Value:
                       - Over the long term, it ensures that the knowledge and
                       understanding of the organization gained during business
                       analysis is available for future use.




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Requirements Management and Communications
            Input/Output Diagram




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                   Chapter
Task 4.1: Manage Solution Scope & Requirements

 Purpose: Obtain and maintain consensus among key
  stakeholders regarding the overall solution scope and the
  requirements that will be implemented.

 Description: Task involves securing approval of
  requirements from those stakeholders who have the
  appropriate authority and managing issues that emerge
  during elicitation and analysis.
  - Scope is required as a basis for requirements management
  and is used to determine whether a proposed requirement
  supports the business goals and objectives.


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                            Chapter
 Manage Solution Vision
IIBA Operational Scope & Requirements, Cont.

   Inputs
  -   Requirements Management Plan
  -   Solution Scope
  -   Stakeholder List, Roles, and Responsibility
  -   Stakeholder, Solution or Transition Requirements
   Elements
  -   Solution Scope Management
  -   Conflict and Issue Management
  -   Presenting Requirements for Review
  -   Approval

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                           Chapter
 Manage Solution Vision
IIBA Operational Scope & Requirements, Cont.

   Techniques
  -   General Techniques
  -   Baselining
  -   Signoff
   Stakeholders
  -   Domain SME
  -   Implementation SME
  -   Project Manager
  -   Sponsor


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                         Chapter
 Manage Solution Vision
IIBA Operational Scope & Requirements, Cont.

   Outputs
  -   Requirements [Approved]




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                          Chapter
Task 4.2: Manage Requirements Traceability

 Purpose: Create and maintain relationships between
  business objectives, requirements, other team
  deliverables and solution components to support
  business analysis or other activities.

 Description: Tracing links business requirements to
  stakeholder and solution requirements, to other artifacts
  produced by the team, and to solution components.




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                           Chapter
   Manage Requirements
IIBA Operational Vision Traceability, Cont.

   Inputs
  -   Requirements
  -   Requirements Management Plan


   Elements
  -   Relationships
  -   Impact Analysis
  -   Configuration Management System



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                         Chapter
   Manage Requirements
IIBA Operational Vision Traceability, Cont.

   Techniques
  -   Coverage Matrix
   Stakeholders
  -   Implementation SME
  -   Project Manager
  -   Tester
   Output
  - Requirements [Tested]


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                            Chapter
Task 4.3: Maintain Requirements for Re-use


   Purpose: To manage knowledge of requirements following
    their implementation

   Description: Identify requirements that are candidates for
    long-term usage by the organization. To re-use
    requirements they must be clearly named and defined and
    easily available to other analysts.




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                            Chapter
    Maintain Requirements
IIBA Operational Vision for Re-use, Cont.

   Inputs
  -   Organizational Process Assets
  -   Requirements


   Elements
  -   Ongoing Requirements
  -   Satisfied Requirements




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                          Chapter
    Maintain Requirements
IIBA Operational Vision for Re-use, Cont.

   Techniques
  -   none
   Stakeholders
  -   Business Analyst
  -   Domain SME
  -   Implementation SME
   Output
  - Requirements [Maintained and Reusable]


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                         Chapter
Task 4.4: Prepare Requirements Package

   Purpose: To select and structure a set of requirements in
    an appropriate fashion to ensure that the requirements are
    effectively communicated to, understood by, and usable by
    a stakeholder group or groups.

   Description: Requirements should be presented in formats
    that are understandable by the stakeholder.




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                            Chapter
     Operational Vision
IIBA Prepare Requirements Package, Cont.

   Inputs
  -   Business Analysis Communication Plan
  -   Organizational Process Assets
  -   Requirements
  -   Requirements Structure


   Elements
  -   Work Products and Deliverables
  -   Format


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                          Chapter
     Operational Vision
IIBA Prepare Requirements Package, Cont.

     Techniques
  -   Requirements Documentation
  -   Requirements for Vendor Selection
     Stakeholders
  -   Domain SME and End Users
  -   Implementation SME
  -   Project Managers
  -   Regulators
  -   Sponsors
  -   Testers
   Output
  - Requirements Package


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                              Chapter
Task 4.5: Communicate Requirements

   Purpose: Communicating requirements is essential for
    bringing stakeholders to a common understanding of
    requirements.

   Description: Communicating requirements includes
    conversations, notes, documents, presentations and
    discussions.




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                            Chapter
      Communicate Requirements, Cont.
IIBA Operational Vision

   Inputs
  -   Business Analysis Communication Plan
  -   Requirements
  -   Requirements Package


   Elements
  -   General Communications
  -   Presentations



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                          Chapter
      Communicate Requirements, Cont.
IIBA Operational Vision

   Techniques
  -   Requirements Workshop
  -   Structured Walkthrough
   Stakeholders
  -   All
   Output
  - Communicated Requirements



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                         Chapter
Open Questions/Discussion

   Open Questions/Discussion




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