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Requirements: Solid software depends on solid requirements, these sessions will provide guidance on how to develop solid requirements so the team can build solid software.
Marguerite Stearns
I Write Requirements... Do You?
Marguerite Stearns

I Write Requirements... Do You? A workshop for writing requirements that goes beyond just telling you they need to be SMART

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 8:00 AM
Room: Jefferson
Topics: Requirements;
Tags: ; Requirements

Faye Thompson
Who Are We Building This For, Anyway?
Faye Thompson

User personas are invaluable tools for developing a deeper understanding of our users' needs, motivations and tolerances.

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 1:00 PM
Room: Jefferson
Topics: Requirements
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Nicholas Taylor
UX: Like Complexity? Try Dealing with Users on a Daily Basis.
Nicholas Taylor

Users are needy. Needy needy needy. But, in order to understand their needs (and build the right software) you have to go talk to them.

Date/Time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 8:00 AM
Room: Goldenrod
Topics: Project Management; Requirements; Soft SkillsUser Experience
Tags: ; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Soft Skills

Craig Burton
Writing Great Requirements - Tips for Project Managers from an Engineer's Perspective
Craig Burton

Writing requirements seems simple on the surface: just describe what you want. Unfortunately, "what you want" is rarely enough to make informed engineering decisions. What are some common pitfalls in requirements? How can you avoid them?

Date/Time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 10:30 AM
Room: Appalachian
Topics: Project Management; Requirements
Tags: ; Requirements

Mike Amundsen
Twelve Patterns for Hypermedia Service Architecture
Mike Amundsen

Code Patterns and Best Practices for Building Autonomous Clients The speed of feature release for web and mobile apps continues to increase, but it can grow costly and time consuming to constantly rebuild and redeploy client applications—especially through app stores, where updates can take more

Date/Time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:30 PM
Room: Jefferson
Topics: Application Development; Requirements;
Tags: ; Development Practices; Requirements; Web Services

Emily  Harshman
Writing Requirements as User Stories
Emily Harshman

Developers are key in driving well-written user stories. This session will show good user stories and how you can coach your product owner toward writing effective and well-written user stories. This session covers estimating techniques of user stories and how to improve estimates over time.

Date/Time: Friday, June 9, 2017 8:00 AM
Room: Appalachian
Topics: Requirements;
Tags: ; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10; Other Languages; Other

Philip Japikse
Agile: You Keep Using That Word...
Philip Japikse

Lets get real. It's not about frameworks. It's a state of mind.

Date/Time: Friday, June 9, 2017 9:15 AM
Room: Farmington
Topics: Application DevelopmentProject ManagementRequirementsSoft Skills
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Marguerite Stearns
Big A little a What Begins With A? Business Analysis in Agile...
Marguerite Stearns

Big A little a What Begins With A? Business Analysis in Agile...It is the Activity Not the Title What is Big A little a What are Requirements (IIBA) How do User Stories & Acceptance Criteria correlate the idea we have of Requirements Where Does Business Analysis occurs in Agile Why BA Should

Date/Time: Friday, June 9, 2017 10:30 AM
Room: Heartland
Topics: Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills
Tags: ; Project Management; Requirements

Faye Thompson
Great Business Analysts Think Like Freaks
Faye Thompson

Freakonomics authors Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner provide a useful framework for critical thinking in their 2014 book How to Think Like a Freak. This session shows how we can apply that problem-solving frame work to requirements elicitation and analysis.

Date/Time: Friday, June 9, 2017 3:15 PM
Room: Appalachian
Topics: Requirements
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