[14 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]
User Stories for Both Requirements and Testing

User stories are a technique taken from the agile development playbook that can easily be applied in traditional systems development and maintenance. User stories help you document needs in a structured way, from the users’ perspective. They’re a good basis for test cases, so as to support integrated requirements management and testing. In this article, you’ll find concrete advice based on our own experiences developing the requirements and testing tool ReQtest for how you can make user stories the basis for requirements management and testing.

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[13 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

User Stories, designed to keep teams laser-focused on customer needs, serve as THE driving force behind delivering valuable, high quality features, fast. This presentation discusses how to write great agile software user stories by defining customer value and keeping teams laser-focused on needs.

[16 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Vector Software has announced integration with Jama. This collaboration helps engineering and QA professionals boost software quality by using the VectorCAST™ test tool and Jama Test Management to link test cases to requirements, run test plans, and log related defects to ensure complete test coverage. Jama Software’s test management solution is tightly integrated with its requirements management and collaboration capabilities for seamless workflows between product planning and quality assurance professionals.

[3 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Working with stakeholders (customer, business and technology perspectives) to effectively and efficiently deliver high-value products begins and ends with value. “Value” is the beacon, watchword, end game, justification and mantra for Agile. It is the basis of the big “why”.

[15 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]

This presentation discusses “designing and documenting user interactions.” It emphasizes the importance of writing good documentation, the value of style guides, while never losing site of the end goal of creating good user experiences.

[17 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Three years after having acquired MKS, PTC complete its ALM offer for software development with the acquisition of Atego, the British developer of model-based systems and software engineering applications for approximately $50 million in cash.

[10 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Current user stories used to manage Agile requirements can be improved by clearly identifying, linking, and tracking Actors, Action, Results, and Tests. (A.A.R.T).

[5 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]

For the first time ever, Enfocus Solutions’ RequirementCoach will be available for yearly subscription starting June 15. RequirementCoach™ provides individuals involved in business analysis with resources for managing business analyst (BA) tasks and responsibilities, whether or not they are subscribed to Enfocus Solutions’ Software. This unique website is filled with resources to help individuals grow as a BA.