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DCO Essentials

This course is for all users who want to learn the key activities and best practices for managing requirements and specifications.

In this course, we demonstrate how to use Pega DCO to maximize the return on business application development. After a brief introduction to the basics of DCO, participants learn to apply three key pillars to delivering successful projects including capturing and managing requirements in real-time, and how to align DCO with typical application development methodologies.

Prerequisites

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to successfully:

  • Apply Pega's DCO best practices for requirements management, reuse and traceabiity
  • Translate business requirements directly into a Pega 7 application
  • Create and manage specification workstreams
  • Conduct a DCO session

Course Outline

  1. Orientation

    • Course Overview
    • Downloading the Exercise System
    • Completing the Exercises
  2. Simplifying Requirements Management Using Pega 7

    • Direct Capture of Objectives 101
  3. Getting From Vision to Reality

    • Gathering Requirements
    • Preparing Specifications
  4. Conducting DCO Sessions

    • What Is a DCO Session?
    • DCO Session Best Practices
    • Conducting a “Prep and Review” DCO Session
    • Other Types of DCO Sessions
    • DCO Session Output
    • DCO Sessions - Things to Avoid
  5. Paying Out DCO Sweat Equity

    • Sizing the Project
    • Documenting the Application

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  • Skill Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    2 days

  • Platform Version

    7.1

  • Skill Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    3 days

  • Platform Version

    7.1

  • Skill Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    3 days

  • Platform Version

    7.1

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