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Book Review: UML 2.0 in Action

UML 2.0 in Action is a book from Henriette Baumann, Philippe Baumann and Patrick Graessle that is a very good introduction to the power of modeling with UML. After an initial presentation of the basic principles of modeling and UML, the book presents the diagrams used to model both business and software views of systems. […]

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Agile Requirements

This article explains the approach to handle requirement in agile projects.

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Authoring Software Requirements with a Common Vernacular

Depending on your environment and the complexity of the anticipated solution, writing requirements can be a really tedious piece of work. You need to try and create a common vernacular for requirements. This is crucial to ensuring you have objective and agreeable requirements .

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Uses Cases are still Useful

Use cases are, indeed, heavier and more difficult than either user stories or backlog items, but they bring value for that extra weight. As not-Einstein said: “Make things as simple as possible, but no simpler.” (The attribution to Einstein has been debunked, it seems.) Source: “Why I still use use cases“, Alistair Cockburn, alistair.cockburn.us

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Sharing the Requirements Burden

As software developers it is our ability to listen to our customers throughout the process not just during some artificially time boxed requirements gathering phase and tell them the truth about their wants, needs, hopes, and desires, with all the complexities, and painful realities that transform our customers from being part of the problem to […]

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Why I still Use Use Cases

In this blog post, Alistair Cockburn explains how uses cases can solve some of the issues caused by using user stories for requirements.

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