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Newspaper Fold and Computer

Business Analyst Tip: Put Information Above the Fold

In The Fold Manifesto: Why the Page Fold Still Matters, Amy Schade discusses how important it is to put key information above the fold on a website. In the article, Schade writes: “Screen sizes are constantly shifting and designs can respond to these sizes, rather than fit to a constant size. …

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Chart, Stakeholder Analsysis

Tools for Understanding Stakeholders: A Case Study

I recently wrote about a critical, yet often overlooked, step in improving products: developing a true understanding of stakeholders. This week, I want to delve into a case study to demonstrate why this phase of development is so essential. Let’s say I am working with a hypothetical national non-profit with …

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BDD

Using the BDD: Bounding your Requirements Objects

The Business Data Diagram is a powerful, high-level RML model that can help bound the scope of data for your project. It can also be used to visually convey a sophisticated strategy for bounding your requirements objects and their traceability. I was recently working on a project where we had …

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