Gartner Research

Agile and the Rest of the Organization: Requirements Definition and Management

Published: 07 July 2011

ID: G00213381

Analyst(s): Thomas Murphy

Summary

Agile development practices are moving into the mainstream, but they're still often limited to smaller development teams. The transition is not complete across teams, and shifting to agile requirement processes is challenging.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • The Agile Antipattern
  • The Current Norm
  • What's the Story?
  • Use the Right Tool
  • Behavior-Driven Development
  • Nonfunctional Requirements
  • Take Action
  • Books and Resources
  • Sample Requirements Definition Products

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