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Mar 31 2011   6:43PM GMT

Managing requirements in Agile environments

Yvette Francino Yvette Francino Profile: Yvette Francino

Agile environments encourage and embrace requirements changes. However, knowing how to effectively manage those changes can be a huge challenge. In March, SearchSoftwareQuality focused on tips from experts about requirements management. In this series of articles we look specifically at managing requirements in Agile environments.

Agile requirements: A conversation with author Dean Leffingwell, part 1
Author of Agile Software Requirements – Lean Requirements Practices for Teams, Programs, and the Enterprise Dean Leffingwell talks about the differences between Agile and traditional requirements practices and gives advice on what to look for in Agile requirements tools.

Requirements in Scrum environments: Q&A with Dean Leffingwell, part 2
Dean Leffingwell, author of Agile Software Requirements – Lean Requirements Practices for Teams, Programs, and the Enterprise, answers questions about requirements management in Scrum environments.

The value of visible requirements
Chris McMahon describes the experience of migrating requirements data from a difficult-to-use tool to a whiteboard that clearly displays requirements and status.

Getting on the same page: How testers can help clarify requirements
Agile expert Lisa Crispin gives helpful advice to testers on helping to clarify requirements. Programmers, testers and business experts must work together to ensure requirements are well-understood.

Want more? Dean Leffingwell will be presenting at the Virtual Trade Show on April 27th: Beating Key ALM Challenges.

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