location_city Washington DC schedule Oct 16th 11:30 - 11:40 AM place Ballroom D people 8 Interested

In software development, we’re trying to meet the given “requirements.” I prefer to call these “desirements,” because they what we want, not necessarily what’s required. And who wants them? We do better when we pay attention to the needs of everyone involved, both those using the system, those paying for it, and those building it. We may not get everything we want, but we can get what we need.


Outline/Structure of the Case Study


Antimatter Principle

Satir Congruence

Learning Outcome

How to get what you need

Target Audience


schedule Submitted 3 years ago

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