What is JAD? Joint Application Development It brings together business area people(users) and IT (Information Technology)professionals in a highly focused workshop. A JAD session is Very focused Conducted in a dedicated environment Quickly drive major requirements and interface “look & feel” JAD Purpose To define the project Design a solution Monitor the project until it reaches completion JAD Scope Cover the complete development life cycle of a system. For large-scale projects, it is recommended that the project be approached incrementally, and that separate JAD’s be used for each increment. Who is involved in a JAD? Sponsor Business Users Real End Users Systems Analysts Development team Roles of JAD Group Members Record Keeper Responsibilities: take accurate and thorough notes during the meeting ask for clarification on points if anything is not clear summarize and condense the notes after the session ensure that the JAD leader and project sponsor or other relevant people proof and edit the notes prior to publishing publish the notes for all current members of the team and for any other interested parties keep a history of the notes for the benefit of any members who join the team in mid-project remind the group if they contradict earlier decisions and make sure they know they are in contradiction. Timekeeper Responsibilities: makes sure the meeting begins and ends on time helps the meeting stay on time for each topic on the agenda reminds the group that they need to end a discussion in order to have time in the final minutes of the meeting Roles of JAD Group Members Typical Client Responsibilities: describe the sequence of events in a business process as it affects their office describe the decisions that have to be made in a business process define the information that the process has to deal with define what is critical vs. what would be nice for the first version of the system bring up any problems that exist in the current process or any opportunities for making it more efficient research policy questions when a new business procedure is being proposed analyze if there are any obstacles to success in the current environment of their office for implementing the new system create test cases for testing run test scripts on the cases give the developers feedback on the usability and accuracy and effectiveness of the system in an organized, documented way help prepare documentation on how the system works from a client’s point of view help prepare and implement training for other clients All Team Members have the following responsibilities Commitment to the team Regular attendance Actively listen Actively participate Identify concerns Brainstorm ideas Recommend solutions Agree upon a design by consensus Assist with project duties Why do we need to know about JAD? Ask the client what they want. Client signs off/verification on specifications Build and deliver the system according to the specifications. The clients says they want something different. Discover the true underlying problem. Don’t assume that one person ever knows everything about a problem Few hands Picked Articles for you Hire Laravel Developers Hire Flutter developers Hire Kotlin Developers Hire Remote Employees Offshore Development Company Guide to Build Offshore Development Teams Hire an In-House Developer or Outsource Overseas?