Business Rules Based SDLC – High Level View

The first book I ever wrote was the Oracle Designer 2000 Handbook (1999, Oracle Press) Peter Koletzke was my co-author.  Probably the biggest “ah ha!” moment for me was the realization that the tools you use have a HUGE impact

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Clients vs. customers – via Seth Godin

I start my day reading Seth Godin’s blog, every day, for maybe two years now. His posts are short and often they are obvious truths. But I read them long enough that they got me to fear less, deliver more, and

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What is the role of a Requirements Document?

I have heard a lot of different opinions over the years about what makes up a good requirements document.  What is its value at different points in the process? How does it fit in with more modern Agile thinking? Allow

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Systems Analyst Techniques for Interviewing Users

About a million years ago, I wrote my doctoral dissertation about how to talk to computer system users. I videotaped 50 systems analysts talking to 50 different real estate brokers discussing the requirements for a system. I did formal protocol

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