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[14 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Non-Functional Requirements in the Context of SOA | ]

This article presents new concepts to formalize and apply non-functional requirements (NFR) for business processes in the context of Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA). Today, popular languages for modeling business processes do not support the specification of NFRs in a systematic manner. However, there is a strong demand to explicitly address such requirements when designing and deploying software systems.

[20 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Non-Functional Requirements Cost Estimation | ]

In this blog post, Mike Cohn explains that for non-functional requirement you should estimate both the costs of initial compliance and then the costs of ongoing compliance.

[10 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on Non-Functional Requirements | ]

The blog post “Non-functional requirements… the forgotten, overlooked and underestimated” discusses the role and impact of non-functional requirements in software projects.

[13 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Non-Functional Requirements: Do User Stories Really Help? | ]

This interesting article by Rachel Davies discusses if user stories can be used to express non functional requirements in agile software development projects.

[25 May 2010 | Comments Off on Non-Functional Requirements: Do User Stories Really Help? | ]

Agile is all about closing the gap between business and software development. Agile teams work closely with a Product Owner who prioritizes user stories on their business value. So how does a team make sure they don’t lose sight of “non-functional requirements”?

[25 Feb 2010 | Comments Off on Understanding Non-Functional Requirements | ]

This blog post is about understanding what non-functional requirements are, how they work, how to write them, and how to use them in real-life projects,