Enfoucs Requirement Suite™


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Enfoucs Requirement Suite™

  1. 1. Enfocus Requirement Suite™ Product Overview
  2. 2. Benefits• Lower Project Costs – Significantly reduces costly rework – Managing cost by reducing or eliminating extraneous features – Significant defects are caught at the earliest possible time instead of the most costly time after the system has been deployed. – Promotes reuse of common requirement artifacts such as business rules, business process models, etc.• Promotes Communications – Improves communications between team members and business owners through a formal requirements requirements management planning process. – Offers a formal process for proposing and managing changes to requirements. – Keeps stakeholders involved through the project lifecycle including design reviews, user acceptance testing, and deployment.• Reduces Project Risk of Failure – Good requirements significantly reduce the risk of project failure. – Provides the means to more accurately estimate timeframes and work estimates and control project scope 1
  3. 3. Four Components• Requirement Excellence Framework™• RequirementPro™• Stakeholder Portal™• Requirement Coach™ 2
  4. 4. Requirement Excellence Framework™The Enfocus Solutions’ Requirement ExcellenceFramework™ is a new comprehensive approach, based onindustry best practices, to develop, manage, and improveproject requirements. It support the following activities: • Business Rules • Elicitation • Business Process Knowledge • Analysis • Product Knowledge Management • Specification • Stakeholder Knowledge Management • Validation • Project Vision • Change Control • Business Objective Definition • Requirement Bundling • Project Scope Definition • Lifecycle Management • Stakeholder Analysis • Project Retrospective • Business Process Analysis 3
  5. 5. RequirementPro™Enfocus Solutions’ Requirement Pro™ guides you throughcreating a project vision, business objectives, and project scopestatements to ensure that the Project Owner, ProjectManagers, Business Analysts, Developers, and Stakeholders allhave a shared understanding the expected project outcomes. – Fully automates all activities defined in the Requirement Excellence Framework™ – Enfocus Solutions’ Requirement Pro™ can be accessed securely using a web browser without installing or maintaining any additional software. – Guides you to a more accurate cost estimate due to better- defined and complete requirements. 4
  6. 6. Stakeholder Portal™The Stakeholder Portal™ provides an intuitive web-basedsystem that encourages and engages stakeholderparticipation in requirements management activities.Stakeholders can define their own needs in words theyunderstand. – Web-based collaboration – Facilitates a common understanding of the project vision and scope and the business objectives. – Addresses all aspects of strategy, people, process, and technology. – Encourages active stakeholder participation in project lifecyle events such as requirement development, design, development, acceptance testing, and deployment 5
  7. 7. Requirement Coach™Requirement Coach™ is an integral component that provides notonly implementation and process guides, but also best practice aidsand templates to assist teams in successfully crafting and managingrequirements through the entire project lifecycle. – Hundreds of templates, examples and checklists on a variety of subjects – Full access to eLearning courses developed by industry expert Karl Wiegers – Hundreds of pre-written Agile personas and Stakeholder analysis templates – Thousands of pre-written requirements organized by business process – Business Process Benchmarking Tools – Requirement Elicitation Questions for a variety of areas 6
  8. 8. Key Product Differentiators• Requirement Coach™ - Examples and practice aids significantly improve get requirements development off to a quick start and significantly improve business quality.• Business Vision and Expectations - Captures what the business expects from the solution Most tools totally ignore this vital part of requirements.• Stakeholder Focused - Uses collaborative technology to elicit needs from stakeholder. Most tools on the market are focused on the developer and not the stakeholder.• Product and Project Relationship Mapping - Captures requirements that are automatically related to both projects and products and services.• Mapping of Needs to Requirements - Stakeholders can see how their needs are mapped to requirement specifications provided to developers. Other tools capture requirements for a product or project, but not both simultaneously. 7
  9. 9. Key Product Differentiators• Patterns - Requirements and needs are defined using patterns. Other tools on the market ignore this key best practice for managing requirements.• Capture of Expanded Requirement Types - Capture non-software requirements such as training, business process changes, infrastructure, etc. Other tools focus only on software requirements.• Requirement Bundling - Requirements are organized and managed as bundles to support a wide variety of options. Most tools are very rigid and assume that only one requirement document will be produced.• Special Stakeholder Groups - Allows special stakeholders such as compliance officers, internal auditors, etc., to actively participate in the requirements process. - Other tools do 8