The Relevance Of Functional Decomposition Diagrams

The Relevance Of Functional Decomposition Diagrams

Some processes, problems, and projects appear complicated, yet their complexity disappears as soon as one takes a closer look and breaks them down into simpler parts. This is the objective of functional decomposition - to clarify how the overall functionality emerges from the interaction between individual components in increasing detail.

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Relevance Of The Problem Tracking Technique

Relevance Of The Problem Tracking Technique

The key importance of problem tracking is seldom evident when there are just two or three problems to overcome at the same time; it doesn’t take much to stay organized in such situations. It gets much more complicated, however, when the number of problems increases, especially in the early phases of software development projects.

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Lessons Learned Technique: What's The Point?

Lessons Learned Technique: What's The Point?

In a perfect world, our plans would always go according to our expectations, and nobody would ever make a wrong decision. Sadly, we don’t live in a perfect world, and things don’t always go according to plan. Knowing that mistakes are inevitable, the question is how to improve our practice or reduce those mistakes the next time we get an opportunity.

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Business Process Improvement: Tell-Tale Signs Your Processes Need Work

Business Process Improvement: Tell-Tale Signs Your Processes Need Work

There are some major tell-tale signs to look out for when improving processes. These trouble spots exist to varying extents in most poorly-performing business processes. The objective of any improvement effort is therefore to minimize these as much as possible to ensure that affected processes perform as efficiently as possible and deliver value to the business.

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Structured Walkthrough Sessions: Why Bother?

Structured Walkthrough Sessions: Why Bother?

The most obvious benefit of gathering stakeholders with different backgrounds in a single room is the increased chance of spotting defects in requirements before development or implementation begins. Structured walkthrough sessions also raise awareness about the different development or maintenance methodologies.

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Project Estimation Techniques Business Analysts Should Know About   

Project Estimation Techniques Business Analysts Should Know About   

In developing a business case or a feasibility study, many activities are associated with inherent uncertainties and therefore, estimating the resources required to complete such project activities can be a challenging task for the business analyst.

Great project estimation commonly involves applying one or more techniques in arriving at time and cost estimations, some of which are discussed in this article.

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