Use Sharepoint as a Requirements Management Tool – No Coding
How to use the features of Sharepoint, to build your own requirements management tool in under 60 minutes. No Coding! – Free Course
What you’ll learn
- Understand how to structure requirements effectively
- Use Sharepoint to effectively and efficiently manage and communicate requirements
- Use Sharepoint to manage agile deliverables and backlog items
- Students have a knowledge of what Sharepoint is as well as a basic understanding of the role of a business analyst.
Most companies do not provide business analysts with tools specifically designed to do business analysis work. Most business analyst are left to manage requirements with via Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Unfortunately, these tools do not address some of the most basic needs of business analysis deliverables…
- Requirements Analysis
- Requirements Traceability
- Requirements Collaboration
While SharePoint is not a tool designed specifically for business analysis or requirements, its rich set of out-of-the-box features, can be used it to take your business analysis deliverables up a few levels in quality and effectiveness.
Lists – Allow you create S.M.A.R.T. Requirements that can be manipulated, analyzed, and organized to suit all of your stakeholder needs
Lookups – Create easy requirements traceability views that allow to ensure that your requirements are valid
Views – Allow you to create stakeholder specific views to ensure the right people see exactly what they need to see, how they need to see it.
This course is intended to teach you how to use Sharepoint to author, manage, and communicate your requirements more efficiently and more effectively
Note: This tutorial uses SharePoint 2010, however the features used are available in older and newer versions of Sharepoint. The buttons just might be in different places.