Enfocus Requirement Suite™ Product Overview


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Describes the components of the Enfocus Requirement Suite.™


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Enfocus Requirement Suite™:

Enfocus Requirement Suite™ Product Overview


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

Four Components:

Four Components Requirement Excellence Framework™ RequirementPro™ Stakeholder Portal™ Requirement Coach™ 2

Requirement Excellence Framework™:

Requirement Excellence Framework™ The Enfocus Solutions’ Requirement Excellence Framework™ is a new comprehensive approach, based on industry best practices, to develop, manage, and improve project requirements . It support the following activities: Business Rules Business Process Knowledge Product Knowledge Management Stakeholder Knowledge Management Project Vision Business Objective Definition Project Scope Definition Stakeholder Analysis Business Process Analysis Elicitation Analysis Specification Validation Change Control Requirement Bundling Lifecycle Management Project Retrospective 3


RequirementPro™ Enfocus Solutions’ Requirement Pro™ guides you through creating a project vision, business objectives, and project scope statements to ensure that the Project Owner, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Developers, and Stakeholders all have 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

Stakeholder Portal™:

Stakeholder Portal™ The Stakeholder Portal™ provides an intuitive web-based system that encourages and engages stakeholder participation in requirements management activities. Stakeholders can define their own needs in words they understand. 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

Requirement Coach™:

Requirement Coach™ Requirement Coach™ is an integral component that provides not only implementation and process guides, but also best practice aids and templates to assist teams in successfully crafting and managing requirements 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

Key Product Differentiators:

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

Key Product Differentiators:

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

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