Have you ever found it difficult to get the business information you need from you business stakeholders?
If you are like most developers, you're more comfortable talking with users than with business stakeholders. Those who drive the business your product is supposed to support. It's more difficult to get vital information from them than from users.
If you can't get that, you can't build a truly business-driven product for them. And if you don't do that, you can't help them reach the business goals and solve the business problems that made them invest in your product.
9 Steps for Software Design Success teaches you methods to do that. You'll learn a 9 step formula that helps you structure your product backlog so that your business stakeholders can understand it.
And when they understand it, they can react to it. They will gladly spend time with you, because they think that time is well spent when they see structures they can relate to. They can give you the feedback you need to improve that structure. And when you get the structure right, you can use it as the foundation for your product design. For the business-driven design of your microservices, your frontend applications, maybe structured as micro frontends, for your Azure Functions, and for your APIs.
Getting that feedback will also save you time and money. You will need fewer iterations for building shippable parts, and you will ship a better product. One that gets early acceptance from your business stakeholders and that is extremely sustainable.
- The first teaches you how to gather business-driven and business-structured requirements and how to get them into your Azure DevOps product backlog. For this, you'll use Azure DevOps' Epics, Features and User Stories.
- The second teaches you how to use that structure as a foundation for a business-aligned design of your product. This includes the design of microservices, micro frontends, Azure Functions and APIs.