Whilst I’ve become a huge fan of running Valet for local development – specifically Magento 2 which runs at a pace that doesn’t make me want to claw my eyes out – rather than installing Apache / Nginx, configuring, adding entries in the hosts file etc, I have found it trip me up a few times. A key one of these, is Valet may show firstname.lastname@example.org to be running, but when you try...
Brochureware refers to a series of web pages / website that exists to present company printed collateral / marketing materials in a digital format. Typically very simple and non-interactive websites.
CATWOE is an acronym for Clients, Actors, Transformation, Weltanschauung / Worldview, Owner, Environment, and is essentially a process that business analysts follow when understanding business goals, problems, and identifying solutions.
In UML the term Actor refers to a human user or an external system that interacts with a particular part of a system; ultimately an entity that produces or consumes data.
POPIT is an acronym for People, Organisation, Processes, Information Technology.
UML or Unified Modelling Language is a general modelling language that exists and is prevalent in software design. Developed and adopted as a way to standardise systems design.
BAM is an acronym for Business Activity Model, which is a conceptual model that shows what the business / organisation is doing. The steps in a BAM are: Planning Activity > Enabling Activity > Doing Activity > Monitoring Activity > Controlling Activity.
RACI is an acronym for a responsibility matrix used to identify a role’s input into specific tasks – Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, Informed. Sometimes it can be RASCI where the S is for Supportive.
MOST is an acronym for:
Mission – what the business wants to achieveObjectives – goals to realise the missionStrategy – approach to be taken to meet the objectivesTactics – detailed steps to reach the strategy