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BEAM Templates and Resources

Lawrence Corr has been kind enough to create a number of templates to help capture your BEAM* requirements, and make these available via a creative commons license. Feel free to download these templates.  Please attribute all credit to Lawrence when required....

Don't start your project with code

Don't start your project with code

Ever needed to make sense of 13 million files?  Shaun did.  Where to start?  Start by thinking about the business, rather than the data.  Think about Who in the business Does What? My brief I was given complete discretion on how to turn millions of files into useful...

Data. It’s a requirement Jim, but not as we know it.

Data. It’s a requirement Jim, but not as we know it.

Data requirements aren’t like other functional requirements. Non-data functional requirements can be relatively easily defined; ‘Registered users will be able to login to the system by providing a username and password’. They also fit easily into a prioritisation...

Gathering data requirements, easy, right? Part 2

Last time I wrote a short blog on the type of person who should be at the forefront of gathering data requirements and intimated that there is a particular technique that should be used. I should say from the outset that for a large chunk of my career I gathered...