Volere (Voh-lair-ray) the Italian verb to want, or to wish.
This is the home of the Volere Requirements Specification Template and other requirements and business analysis resources. Volere is the umbrella that covers the collection of requirements templates, processes, books, consulting and training. Since its inception, Volere has been used by thousands of organizations around the world. Read what some of them have to say.
We offer courses including the flagship Mastering the Requirements Process. This course is based on the acclaimed book Mastering the Requirements Process—3rd edition, Getting Requirements Right. We also provide Mastering Business Analysis and MRP part 2.
Available downloads are the Volere Requirements Specification Template, Stakeholder Analysis, Prioritisation Analysis and the Atomic Requirement Template, or as it is more popularly known, the Snow Card. Some content is free with registration.
Volere encompasses the discovery, communication and management of requirements for any type of system—software, hardware, commodities, services, organizational, or anything else you are developing. Volere works with all development methods—sequential, agile, outsourcing, etc—and with most requirements tools and modeling techniques. Volere requirements techniques are based on experience from worldwide business analysis projects, and are continually improved with input from our users.
Tom DeMarco's IEEE Software article Bells, Whistles, Power, and the Requirements Process
New article: Conversations with Martians.
Complete Systems Analysis - the Workbook, the Textbook, the Answers is now available as a Kindle book. The book contains process and data models for a complete case study as well as a comprehensive reference work for the modelling notations and how to use the models to take a variety of viewpoints.
The ebook version of Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies: Understanding Patterns of Project Behavior, is now available on InformIT.
New article about whether models or natural language are best for expressing requirements.
A new article by Capers Jones on Software Requirements and the Ethics of Software Engineering.
Listen on SE Radio to Neil Maiden's interview with James Robertson and Suzanne Robertson "Requirements in Agile Projects".
Really cool implementation of the Volere Template.
James Robertson and Suzanne Robertson were interviewed by Neil Maiden on the topic of "Requirements in Agile Projects". Listen on SE Radio.
Volere training is now marketed in the Czech Republic by our new agent Aguarra. Mastering the Requirements course is scheduled for October 29-31.