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  • Copyright 2013
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
  • Pages: 480
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7356-6772-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-6772-3

Apply best practices for capturing, analyzing, and implementing software requirements through visual models—and deliver better results for your business. The authors—experts in eliciting and visualizing requirements—walk you through a simple but comprehensive language of visual models that has been used on hundreds of real-world, large-scale projects. Build your fluency with core concepts—and gain essential, scenario-based context and implementation advice—as you progress through each chapter.

  • Transcend the limitations of text-based requirements data using visual models that more rigorously identify, capture, and validate requirements
  • Get real-world guidance on best ways to use visual models—how and when, and ways to combine them for best project outcomes
  • Practice the book’s concepts as you work through chapters
  • Change your focus from writing a good requirement to ensuring a complete system

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Part I: An Introduction to Models
    • Chapter 1: Introduction to RML
    • Chapter 2: Model Categorization
  • Part II: Objectives Models
    • Chapter 3: Business Objectives Model
    • Chapter 4: Objective Chain
    • Chapter 5: Key Performance Indicator Model
    • Chapter 6: Feature Tree
    • Chapter 7: Requirements Mapping Matrix
  • Part III: People Models
    • Chapter 8: Org Chart
    • Chapter 9: Process Flow
    • Chapter 10: Use Case
    • Chapter 11: Roles and Permissions Matrix
  • Part IV: Systems Models
    • Chapter 12: Ecosystem Map
    • Chapter 13: System Flow
    • Chapter 14: User Interface Flow
    • Chapter 15: Display-Action-Response
    • Chapter 16: Decision Table
    • Chapter 17: Decision Tree
    • Chapter 18: System Interface Table
  • Part V: Data Models
    • Chapter 19: Business Data Diagram
    • Chapter 20: Data Flow Diagram
    • Chapter 21: Data Dictionary
    • Chapter 22: State Table
    • Chapter 23: State Diagram
    • Chapter 24: Report Table
  • Part VI: Models in the Big Picture
    • Chapter 25: Selecting Models for a Project
    • Chapter 26: Using Models Together
  • Quick Lookup Models Grids
  • General Guidelines for Models
  • Exercise Answers
  • Glossary

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