Overcoming challenges of NFR implementation in Agile

Non-functional requirement (NFR) is key for any application or product implementation but it gets mostly ignored because of functional requirement precedence. Not realizing the importance of NFR at the early stage of agile phase leads to incorrect architecture design which cant scale to customer needs. In agile, it is important to include NFR in product backlog and prioritize in every sprint planning. Agile being an incremental development throws set of challenges on identifying NFR, prioritization and implementation in an efficient way. In this session, I would share my experience in successfully implementing NFR in large scale product implementation following agile model.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

1. Introduction to Non-functional requirements (NFR) - 2mins

2. Challenges faced in agile model w.r.t NFR - 5mins

3. Recommendations to implement NFR efficiently in agile (including recent project experiences) - 10mins

4. Q&A - 3mins

Learning Outcome

Participants would understand the importance of NFR in any project which are generally ignored but that can cost a lot in the later stage. Those who face challenges in successfully implementing the NFR can get an insight into some of the best practices to make it work in an cost effective manner.

Target Audience

Architects, Development managers, Scrum masters, Test managers, Performance and secuity testers

Prerequisites for Attendees

Brief understanding agile scrum delivery model and non-functional requirements/engineering like performance and security aspect of product or application.

schedule Submitted 2 years ago

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