BA Technique #30: Non-Functional Requirements Analysis

Identifying and analysing requirements related to performance, security, usability, and other quality attributes of a system or solution

Erivan de Sena Ramos

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Greetings, my fellow BAs! We're back with another captivating Business Analysis technique from The BABOK Guide v3. Prepare to explore the critical aspects of system behaviour and user experience with the technique of Non-Functional Requirements Analysis. It can help Business Analysts to assess performance, security, and usability to ensure optimal system design and analysis outcomes. Let's delve right into it!

What is this technique about?

First of all, do you know what Non-Functional Requirements are? I've written about them in the context of Managing Non-Functional Requirements in Agile Projects. You'll find some great insights that will help you grasp the concept of Non-Functional Requirements.

In Business Analysis, the Non-Functional Requirements Analysis technique involves identifying, eliciting, and analysing the non-functional requirements of a system or initiative. These requirements go beyond functional and focus on performance, reliability, maintainability, and user experience. By thoroughly understanding and analysing…

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Erivan de Sena Ramos

Business Analysis & Requirements Engineering enthusiast. Information Systems & Software Engineering specialist. MBA in PM & HR. CBAP, PMP, CSM, ITIL & COBIT