Posts by Joy Matthews

Joy Matthews is the cofounder and Vice President of Methodology Development and Training for Pierson Requirements Group, Inc. which was launched in 1990. She is an experienced Methodologist and Facilitator with expertise in UML, Data Techniques and the JAD/RAD process. She has trained over 1,500 consultants and more than 5,000 corporate IT professionals in the latest UML using the JAD/RAD process and facilitation techniques. Joy is an expert in best practices and industry standards and has helped numerous companies qualify to CMM level 3. She has been instrumental in improving the requirements management, design and testing processes at many large corporations. She has facilitated and managed projects for all phases of the system development life cycle. Joy is the co-author of Pierson’s repeatable development methodology and author of the Requirements Gathering and Facilitation classes and Testing classes. Joy has also developed a class for how to facilitate for Business Process Management.
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Joy Matthews is the cofounder and Vice President of Methodology Development and Training for Pierson Requirements Group, Inc. which was launched in 1990. She is an experienced Methodologist and Facilitator with expertise in UML, Data Techniques and the JAD/RAD process. She has trained over 1,500 consultants and more than 5,000 corporate IT professionals in the latest UML using the JAD/RAD process and facilitation techniques. Joy is an expert in best practices and industry standards and has helped numerous companies qualify to CMM level 3. She has been instrumental in improving the requirements management, design and testing processes at many large corporations. She has facilitated and managed projects for all phases of the system development life cycle. Joy is the co-author of Pierson’s repeatable development methodology and author of the Requirements Gathering and Facilitation classes and Testing classes. Joy has also developed a class for how to facilitate for Business Process Management.

Business Requirements Categories

Business requirements are typically classified into three business requirements categories.  The categories are functional requirements, non-functional requirements and design constraints.  The definition of these categories are: Functional Requirements: Describe the system features or things the system must do to support…

Business Analyst Use Case Checklist

The business analyst use case checklist is a good tool for the analyst to use when writing detailed requirements.  Below is a helpful checklist for the business analyst when they are writing use cases for functional specifications. Use Case Quality…