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The Value of Visual Models

One of my favorite TV shows to watch is HGTV’s Property Brothers. The series features twin brothers, Jonathan and Drew, who show homebuyers how to buy fixer-uppers and renovate them to create their dream home. Why is this show so fascinating to me? In every 60-minute episode, I get to …

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Adventures in Data Mapping

I’ve done a lot of data mapping lately. Seriously. In the past eight months or so, my work life has been taken over by a seemingly endless stream of data mapping between interfaces for a credit adjudication system. This was an overwhelming amount of work for me at first. As …

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Getting Requirements from Business Processes

Over the years, I’ve found that one of the most effective methods for identifying and eliciting requirements is to walk stakeholders through the current state of their business processes, or to work through their current documentation. What I almost always find is that the documentation contains holes, and that no …

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