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Techniques for requirement gathering

In this article IBM gives an overview of different techniques for doing initial requirement gathering with emphasis on online methods. The techniques include traditional and online focus groups, surveys and scenario building (a technique where users are asked how they would like to accomplish specific tasks).

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  • The article Finding out what users want from your Web site Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - January 08, 2002

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Advantages of paper prototyping

According to Carolyn Snyder, the advantages of paper prototyping compared to computer-based prototypes are:
- You don't have to struggle with computers
- It's faster to do changes
- Its takes days instead of weeks
- It requires zero coding
- You avoid nit-picky feedback
- You encourage creativity

And according to Carol Snyder users responds positively to paper prototypes if they are briefed appropriately.

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  • The article Paper Prototyping Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - January 08, 2002

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