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Requirements Analysis – Getting Started Guide

Even though Decision Driven® Solutions emphasizes the central role of decisions in the product development process, we fully support Requirements Management best practices within our Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) tool suite. We recently published a Getting Started Guide for … Continue reading

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A 3V Traceability Model

I’ve written numerous posts on decision-to-requirements traceability based on the fact that decisions are the creators and consumers of requirements.  Consistent with this, I use a 3V (or 3-Vee) model of traceability that is best represented by a 3-D model … Continue reading

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Failure to manage decision consequences

Everyone believes that decisions have consequences, but many fail to proactively manage them.  You can make a great decision, select a great alternative and still fail during execution.  Here are a few examples of common “failure to follow-through” decision faults: Next … Continue reading

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Derived requirements – continued

If decisions create requirements (as explained in my previous post), then decisions also create ALL the interactions between requirements.  This implies that there is never a constant, always-present, solution-independent relationship between any 2 requirements. Perhaps you’ve been involved in populating or … Continue reading

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Decision baselines

Every project, product, business or life has a decision baseline.  A decision baseline is just a snapshot of all of your decisions (fundamental questions that demand an answer or solution), the alternatives that you’ve committed to as your current answer, … Continue reading

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