In this post, we examine why better impact analysis is integral to requirements management, as it offers insights into dependencies and gaps in coverage, which help inform decisions about the product’s lifecycle.
Impact analysis is a key aspect of responsible requirements management. It provides an accurate understanding of the implications of a proposed change, which helps the teams make informed business decisions about which proposals to approve. The analysis examines the proposed change to identify components that might have to be created, modified, or discarded and to […]
Changing how your teams work is hard. In my previous post, I covered the first three of my learnings in my time as a Strategic Customer Success Manager at Jama. I’m now going to fill you in on how to approach communicating about Jama to your various stakeholders. We all know we need to communicate, […]
I am a Strategic Customer Success Manager at Jama. I have watched many customers implement Jama Connect and learned a few things along the way. One of the biggest AHA! moments I’ve had so far is that the lift the organization makes to change human behavior around how they do their work is much heavier […]
The need for performing impact analysis is obvious for major enhancements. However, unexpected complications can work below the surface of even minor change requests. A consulting client of mine once had to change the text of a single error message in its product. What could be simpler? The product was available in both English and […]
Automated tools can help your change control process operate more efficiently. Many teams use commercial problem- or issue-tracking tools to collect, store, and manage requirements changes. A list of recently submitted change proposals generated from the tool can serve as the agenda for a change control board meeting. Problem-tracking tools can also report on the […]