Get Started With AI in Requirements Management

Leverage AI to improve your requirements practices, not replace them.

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A failure to leverage AI in your requirements management practices can bring significant financial and non-financial impacts:

  • Spending time, money, and effort reworking requirements that don’t quite satisfy your stakeholders.
  • Not keeping up with current technologies, and the benefits they bring.
  • A revolving door of team members frustrated with having to do things manually when a better way exists.

Getting started with AI in your requirements management practices can deliver significant business value:

  • Improve quality of requirements outputs.
  • Free up time spent doing low-value, high-effort work to focus on what matters.
  • Leverage technology to become a more effective organization.

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Onsite Workshops offer an easy way to accelerate your project. If you are unable to do the project yourself, and a Guided Implementation isn’t enough, we offer low-cost onsite delivery of our Project Workshops. We take you through every phase of your project and ensure that you have a road map in place to complete your project successfully.

Module 1: Pre-Work

The Purpose

  • Set the context to assess the risk tolerance and readiness of the organization to integrate AI into their requirements management practices.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Have a baseline of how ready your organization is to leverage AI.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Complete the AI risk assessment.
  • A completed AI risk assessment
1.2 Complete the AI in requirements management readiness assessment.
  • A completed AI readiness assessment

Module 2: Build the Case for AI

The Purpose

  • Lay the foundation for AI usage, discussing the pros and cons, costs and benefits, and excitement and fears for this new way of working.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • A review of the risk and readiness assessments
  • An understanding of the current state of the organization from a people, process, and culture perspective

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Review your business context.
  • An understanding of how AI aligns to organizational attitudes toward risk
2.2 Understand the impacts of AI in requirements management.
  • Recognition of initial readiness of AI adoption and any significant gaps.
2.3 Discuss fears associated with new technologies.
2.4 Explore the risks associated with AI.
2.5 Discuss organizational readiness for AI.

Module 3: Define Your Future State

The Purpose

Support building the bridge from the current state to the future state.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Exploring AI use cases for requirements management
  • Exploring tools to help solve problems or enable opportunities

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Discuss current gaps in your organization.
  • A defined set of guiding principles for AI usage
3.2 Define your AI guiding principles.
  • A list of AI use cases
3.3 Explore potential AI use cases.
  • A list of potential AI tools
3.4 Prioritize AI use cases.
  • A selected AI project
3.5 Discuss available tools.
3.6 Select your pilot project.

Module 4: Prepare for Your Pilot

The Purpose

Put the pieces in place for your team to prepare to run its first pilot project.

Key Benefits Achieved

A shared understanding of team needs and composition, timelines, and success criteria

Activities: Outputs:
4.1 Assemble your executive communication deck.
  • A completed executive communication deck
4.2 Discuss your project team composition.
  • A pilot project timeline and success criteria
4.3 Define your pilot project timelines.
  • A pilot project timeline and success criteria
4.4 Define your project success criteria and hypothesis.
  • A pilot project timeline and success criteria
4.5 Planning your next steps.
  • A pilot project timeline and success criteria

Module 5: Next Steps and Wrap-Up

The Purpose

Complete deliverables so that you are ready to run your first AI pilot project.

Key Benefits Achieved

A document to communicate with executives about the value and benefits of AI in requirements management

Activities: Outputs:
5.1 Complete in-progress deliverables from previous four days.
  • Completed executive communication deck and deliverables
5.2 Set up review time for workshop deliverables and to discuss next steps.
  • AI roadmap for requirements management
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