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INCOSE Guide for Writing Requirements – 2017 update

Posted on: July 15th, 2017 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

I am proud to announce that the 2017 update to the INCOSE Guide for Writing Requirements has been released for IS2017. We in the Requirement Working Group worked hard over the last two years on this update. “This Guide for … Read More

Public Requirements Training – Traditional and Agile

Posted on: April 4th, 2017 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

Sorry – these classes have been cancelled Scope and Requirements: Elicit, Write, Validate May 23-24, 2017 Becoming an Agile Business Analyst: The Fundamentals May 25, 2017 Whether Business Analyst, Requirement Engineer, Developer, Tester, Product Marketing, Project Manager, or Procurement professional, … Read More

RWG sessions at INCOSE IW 2017 in Torrance, CA

Posted on: January 13th, 2017 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

The RWG has a full agenda planned for IW 2017, Jan 28-31, 2017 in Torrance, CA.  Our focus will be on two topics. First, is an update to our Guide to Writing Requirements.  The second topic is to walk through … Read More

Technology Readiness Assessments Guide – GAO

Posted on: August 1st, 2016 by Lou Wheatcraft 4 Comments

I am excited to see that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) just released a draft of a new document: “Technology Readiness Assessment Guide” (TRA Guide).  As the title suggests, the focus of the TRA Guide is on assessing the technical … Read More

Concept Maturity Levels: An Introduction

Posted on: May 15th, 2016 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

In a previous blog, I discussed the need to define and baseline your scope before writing requirements.  In that blog, I discussed how organizations can use a Scope Review, defined success criteria, and assessment of risk to determine whether or … Read More