Thanks to the excellent work of organisations such as the International Institute of Business Analysts, a number of Business Analyst Certifications have recently emerged. In this post Andrew discusses the merits of certification.
Andrew follows up his earlier post on Availability Requirements Elicitation, describing the stakeholders that are commonly present in non-functional requirements workshops and some of the key technical concepts that you’ll need to be familiar with.
Paul introduces Cucumber (and Gherkins), and discusses techniques for developing executable acceptance criteria using a domain specific language. Cucumber is a tool that is frequently used in agile environments and Gherkins are feature files.