Course Duration: 2 Days

Course Category: Business Analysis & Requirements Engineering

 

14 Contact Hours

Requirements Analysis (for Business and Systems Analysts)

   
Course Objectives

This two-day course describes an approach to requirements analysis that can be applied by analysts with different levels of experience.  Underpinning the approach is the concept of Use Cases.  These describe requirements from the perspective of the users of a software application.

The course first shows participants how to create a conceptual model. The conceptual models provides a context for identifying requirements and the development of use case models.  Finally packaging of a requirements specification and various project issues are discussed.

The course is based on UML (unified modeling techniques) and includes a number of generic and project specific workflows, which show how to apply the techniques to a variety of different projects.

 

 

 

   
Course Features

 

Describes the need for software application requirements
Introduces and/or reviews as required by the participants, the techniques of Activity Analysis; Needs Analysis; Conceptual  Modelling, Business Rule Modelling and Use Case Modelling.
Presents a generic set of workflows that can easily be tailored to meet the needs of specific projects.

 

 

 

   
Participant Benefits

 

Clear understanding of the role of requirements in a software development or acquisition project.
Ability to effectively apply the techniques discussed during the course to a variety of projects.
Practical experience of applying the techniques and workflows to a case study.

 

 

 

   
Who Should Attend

 

Business and Systems Analysts
Developers who need to do specify requirements
Team Leaders
Project Managers
Software Engineers &
Software Managers

 

 

 

   
Introduction

 

Business Modelling
Conceptual Modelling

Classification, Abstraction and Reification
UML Class Diagrams
Identifying Object Types
Subject Areas

Requirements Definitions
 

Business Rules

 

Features
Vision
Scope

 

Software Requirements

 

Interface Requirements
Functional Requirements
Non-Functional Requirements

 

Quality Attributes
Environmental Constraints
Life-Cycle Constraints
Design Constraints

 

Storage Requirements
Identifying Software Requirements

Use Case Concepts
 

System Boundaries and Visibility
Use Cases as Tool Requirements
Anatomy of a Use Case
A Use Case Framework

Describing Use Cases
 

Use Case Template
Use Case Scenarios
Extending and Including Use Cases
Specialising Use Cases
Levels of Use Case Detail
Use Case Diagrams

Use Case Modelling
 

Identifying Actors and Use Cases
Incorporating Information requirements
Incorporating Business Rules
Incorporating Software Requirements

 Requirements Validation
 

Packaging the Requirements  Specification

 

 

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