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Product Backlog Refinement – Hyperautomated

Product backlog refinement (PBR) is the continuous process of improving the list of (software) work to be done. PBR is the cornerstone to deciding what must be done and in what order. In this article we describe the main activities of product backlog refinement and how they can be accelerated with ScopeMaster®'s intelligent requirements analyser. Product Backlog Refinement Product Backlog Refinement is the regular activity carried by most or all of the team in a meeting with the goal of preparing activities for the upcoming iteration(s). The key activities are: Clarifying user stories, so that the team has a common understanding [...]

April 10th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Requirements Engineering – automated

Requirements Engineering - what is it? The activities of requirements engineering typically include following: Requirements elicitation - Discovering needs and wants regarding the software product. Requirements analysis– examining, interpreting and verifying requirements, includes checking for defects, tracing requirements to business objectives.  This can include diagramming. System Modeling - is a form of requirements analysis, it means describing a system with diagrams such as Use Case Diagrams, Entity Relationship Models, Data flow diagrams, Class diagrams, wire frames and other user experience mock ups.  The role of modelling is to describe the system so that a common and consistent understanding is reached by all those involved [...]

March 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Webinar for Software Architects

Register now Join the upcoming webinar hosted by IASA Global (International Association of Software Architects) by Colin Hammond on the value and benefits of hyperautomation of requirements analysis for Software Architects. In this talk Colin Hammond will present hyperautomation of requirements analysis and the benefits that this can bring to software architects. Colin will describe the principles and techniques used and then give some real examples of the kind of insight that this can bring to software architects. He will show how within a set of requirements for a piece of software, the approach can help detect ambiguities, validate of customer need, check [...]

March 19th, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

ScopeMaster Signs Agreement with Metri Group, Netherlands

9th March 2021, Marlow UK Benchmarking and consultancy organization Metri (Amsterdam, Netherlands) and ScopeMaster Ltd (Marlow, UK)  have entered into an exclusive collaboration for the Dutch market.  Companies that are seeking to reduce risk on large software projects, and wanting to achieve cheaper, better, faster software development, can now benefit from the combined experience and wisdom of Metri and the hyperautomation of requirements analysis and measurement from ScopeMaster®. Recent research by Accenture shows that 35% of production disruptions originate from incomplete or unclear requirements. Finding and repairing defects in the User Stories as early as possible therefore saves a lot of money and effort.  ScopeMaster [...]

March 9th, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

ScopeMaster Hyperautomates Software Requirements Analysis in French, German and Dutch

ScopeMaster Hyperautomates Software Requirements Analysis in French, German and Dutch 4th March 2020, Marlow UK.  Scopemaster Ltd announces it has successfully automated the analysis of  software user stories  (written software requirements) in French, German and Dutch. ScopeMaster is a tool for teams who are defining software specifications and for agile product owners.  ScopeMaster is a SaaS analyser of requirements that brings AI (Natural Language Processing) to the work of requirements analysis.  It helps companies improve their requirements significantly faster than doing so manually (as much as 20 times faster).  Gartner refers to the work being done by ScopeMaster as hyperautomation.  This ground breaking text [...]

March 4th, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

User story testing – manual or automated

User story testing may sound like a strange idea, but it's not.  In fact its one of the most productive things that you can do on a software project.  It's the epitome of extreme left testing.  If you want to become a more successful product owner, start testing those stories as early as possible.  User stories are an expression of requirements on agile software endeavours.  Like other software development deliverables, they too are also prone to errors.  The particular challenges with user stories is that they can very easily be misinterpreted, which can lead to a lot of wasted work.  In fact they are [...]

January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Blog|
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