All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Requirements’

Why not Agile for COTS?

Is it just me or does it seem like COTS implementation is perceived as incompatible with Agile? I just don’t understand why that should be so. After all, much of the up front product conceptualization is already complete when you implement a Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software system, isn’t it? As you will see below, this …

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Why you should bite that silver bullet

The more I read about human psychology, the more I realize we are more automatic and instinctual than we care to admit. Yet, we like to believe that we are much more intellectually evolved than our fellow species. We have a dangerous level of overconfidence in our own abilities to be rational. You may be …

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Requirements Hubris: A human condition

What is it about requirements that make us sure that we can get them all and get them exactly right at the beginning of a project? I’m not just talking about software or digital products, this phenomenon (human flaw?) seems to exist everywhere including, but certainly not limited to: home improvement, instructional design and event …

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