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What techniques can identify missing requirements?

I'm not entirely sure if that is still "project management", but what has helped me in my developer role is to actually take a day and do the work that my program is supposed to improve. ...
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What techniques can identify missing requirements?

Software is never finished, merely abandoned. Don't remember who said this first, but it's true. After you spend some time in the industry, you inevitably reach the same conclusion. And based on this, ...
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What techniques can identify missing requirements?

No matter the development methods used or the industry or the product or service being delivered, you don't know what you don't know. This is why we manage risks, involve stakeholders, manage change, ...
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What techniques can identify missing requirements?

Taking advantage of the fact that each need is related to other requirements in some way is the key to detecting missing requirements. It's nearly impossible to detect missing needs given a list of ...
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Does the client have the privilege to force the vendor on a Business Requirement Document (BRD) format?

It's reasonable and not unusual for the client to ask a vendor to use a preferred documentation format. Your use of the word "force" is a cause for concern however. If the client-vendor ...
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RACI matrix and illness/vacation/leave

Your RAM would be more functional or useful if you were to use roles instead of a person. Therefore, if a person was to leave, you would not have to worry about keeping the RAM up-to-date with normal ...
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What techniques can identify missing requirements?

As you are using SCRUM, and setting the stage for your whole company, you should be familiar with the Agile Manifesto, and from that flows the answer to your issue: "Individuals and interactions ...
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How to approach this: Percentage change in one KPI leading to change in other KPIs?

Regressions look at the relationships between variables. For any dependent variable “Y”, what set of independent variables “Xs“ contributes to the variation Y. From your explanation, it has broken ...
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How to approach this: Percentage change in one KPI leading to change in other KPIs?

Most KPIs, if not all, are related in some way to other KPIs. What you would have to establish, which is likely impossible, is that one KPI is necessary and sufficient to move another KPI in a very ...
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Does the client have the privilege to force the vendor on a Business Requirement Document (BRD) format?

The short answer is yes. The longer answer requires a peek at the contract. In some cases, the seller owns the deliverables and the buyer licenses to use them. In that case, the seller typically ...
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Does the client have the privilege to force the vendor on a Business Requirement Document (BRD) format?

I suggest this is down to the contractual agreement between you. If the client has a clause written into the contract that documentation will be to the client's own standards, then the supplier must ...
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