Chapter 5 - Establishing the bussiness requirements ( Defining The…
Chapter 5 - Establishing the bussiness requirements
Defining The bussiness requirements
Product vision and project scope
What does it describe?
describes the ultimate product that will achieve the business objectives
This product could serve as the complete solution for the business requirements or as just a portion of the solution.
The vision describes what the product is about and what it ultimately could become.
It provides the context for making decisions throughout the product’s life, and it aligns all stakeholders in a common
The product vision ensures that we all know where we are hoping to go eventually
Make sure the vision solves the problem
What does it identify?
The statement of scope draws the boundary between what’s in and what’s out for this project.
identifies what portion of the ultimate product vision the current project or development iteration will address
The project scope ensures that we are all talking about the same thing for the immediate project or iteration.
Conflicting business requirements
Identifying desired business benefits
Organizations should not initiate any project without a clear understanding of the
it will add to the business.
, and then define
that allow you to
e whether you are on track to meet those objectives.
The business requirements set the
for, and enable the
the business hopes to achieve from undertaking a project.
Where does business benefits come from?
What is bussiness requirement?
describes a need that leads to one or more projects to deliver a solution and the desired ultimate business outcomes.
refers to a set of information that,
What is it made up?
a vision statement
Vision and Scope document
What does it do?
Organizations that build commercial software often create a market (or marketing) requirements document (MRD).
Some organizations create a project charter
(Wiegers 2007) or a business case document that serves a similar purpose.
An MRD might go into more detail about the target market segments and the issues that pertain to commercial success.
collects the business requirements into a single deliverable that sets the stage for the subsequent development work.
Content of Scope document
the scope details are represented by each release baseline that the team defines.
Major new projects should have both a
complete vision and scope document and an SRS.
The vision and scope document only defines the scope at a high level;