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Requirements by Collaboration: Workshops for Defining Needs by Ellen Gottesdiener

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8. Place: Being There

For same time–same place collaboration—the topic of this book—it’s important to ensure that the physical space for your workshop is conducive to group work. In addition to finding a place of suitable size, you’ll need to attend to other logistical issues, such as access to wall space, equipment you’ll use during the workshop, and food. And remember to accommodate people’s needs during breaks, such as bathrooms and phones.

Place: Being There

Workshop Logistics

Logistical concerns for a workshop may appear mundane, but attention to these details is vital for a successful workshop. For one 16-person requirements workshop I facilitated, our ...

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