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Topic: June 2010
Date: Tuesday - June 15, 2010
Topic: Agile Requirements: Not an Oxymoron
Speaker: Ellen Gottesdiener


Agile Requirements: Not an Oxymoron

Misconceptions abound about how agile projects analyze and develop requirements. In practice, requirements are the basis for planning, developing and delivering agile value. Agile requirements are congruent– they combine to form a sound and sensible union that drives successful delivery of business value.

You will learn:

  • The agile method of developing requirements and how ‘traditional’ requirements practices are adapted on agile projects
  • The value of requirements analysis on agile projects
  • Ways in which requirement form the basis for planning on agile projects
  • How effective agile teams collaborate around requirements

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About the Speaker

Ellen Gottesdiener

Ellen Gottesdiener, Principal Consultant and Founder of EBG Consulting, helps business and technical teams build a shared understanding of product needs so that they deliver value at the right time. Ellen is an internationally recognized trainer, facilitator, speaker, and expert on collaborative requirements development.

As an agile coach and trainer, Ellen has a passion for agile requirements. She works with large, complex products and helps elicit just enough requirements to achieve goals.

Author of two acclaimed books, Ellen delivers training, facilitation, and consulting services globally, speaks at industry conferences, writes articles, blogs, and tweets; and is an IIBA (BABOK®) expert reviewer and contributor to the (in progress) agile-BABOK addendum. Ellen's free eNewsletter Success with Requirements offers practical guidance and news, and EBG's website provides a variety of useful practitioner resources.


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