© 2008, 6” x 9” softcover, 211 pages
Product Code B100
By Rosemary Hossenlopp, PMP and Kathleen B. Hass, PMP
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A Volume of the Business Analysis Essential Library Series
Learn how the business analyst works
collaboratively with the project manager and other core team members to
create plans that customize elicitation activities to the unique needs
of the project. The author presents techniques used by successful
business analysts and defines key business analysis terms.
Examine the principles and practices for
pragmatic, effective requirements elicitation and learn how to work
collaboratively with project members and other core team members.
Discover the steps necessary to create customized elicitation activities
for the unique needs of each project.
Part I – Chapter 1: Introduction to Elicitation
Part II – Planning Requirements Activities
Chapter 2: Building the Foundation
Chapter 3: Assess Project Size, Complexity, and Risk
Chapter 4: Conduct a Stakeholder Analysis
Chapter 5: Determine the Project Life Cycle
Chapter 6: Plan Requirements Activities
Part III – Elicitation in Practice
Chapter 7: Brainstorming
Chapter 8: Requirements Elicitation Workshops and Discovery Sessions
Chapter 9: Interviewing
Chapter 10: Surveys
Chapter 11: Documentation Review
Chapter 12: Analyzing Interfaces
Chapter 13: Eliciting Supplemental Requirements
About the Authors
Rosemary Hossenlopp, PMP
the president and founder of Project Management Perspectives, LLC, a
Silicon Valley¬-based project management consulting and training firm.
Ms. Hossenlopp provides consulting and training in a variety of areas,
including process engineering, project management, and business
analysis. She has 20 years of project experience and has created project
offices, launched many generations of new products, and guided global
process improvement initiatives. Her experience includes directing
large, global initiatives at corporations, including AT&T Consumer
Products, Apple Computer, Tandem Computer, and Compaq Computer. Ms.
Hossenlopp received her B.S. from Oregon State University and M.B.A.
from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California.
Kathleen Hass, PMP
is the Project Management and Business Analysis Practice Leader for
Management Concepts. A prominent presenter, author, and lecturer in
strategic project management and business analysis, Ms. Hass’s expertise
includes leading technology and software-intensive projects, building
and leading strategic project teams, and conducting program management
for large, complex engagements. She has more than 25 years of experience
in project management and business analysis, managing large, complex
projects in the airline, telecommunications, retail, and manufacturing
industries and in the U.S. federal government.
Other titles in this series include:
BAEL Series: Professionalizing Business Analysis
By: Kathleen B. Hass, PMP
BAEL Series: The Business Analyst as Strategist
By: Kathleen B. Hass, PMP
BAEL Series: Getting it Right: Business Requirements
By: Kathleen B. Hass, PMP, Don J. Wessels, PMP, and Kevin Brennan, PMP
BAEL Series: The Art & Power of Facilitation
By: Alice Zavala, PMP, and Kathleen B. Hass, PMP
Series: From Analyst to Leader
By: Kathleen B. Hass, PMP, Lori Lindbergh, PMP, Richard Vander Horst, PMP, and K. Kimi Ziemski
Analysis Essential Library Series