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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

Requirements – What’s the Big Deal????

Posted on: February 28th, 2017 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

Note: this is an update to this blog originally published in 2012. Preparing for the future A constant throughout the evolution of systems engineering is an ever-increasing complexity of systems which can be observed in terms of the number of … Read More

Implementing a Requirements Development and Management Processes

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

Note this is an update to this blog originally posted in 2013. A major challenge to implementing the chosen RDM capability for your organization and project is convincing management and co-workers that it is time to implement or perhaps improve … 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

Establishing a collaborative work environment

Posted on: July 27th, 2016 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

– In this first part of this blog, I introduced the benefits and need for organizations to include CMLs in their systems engineering processes. – In the second part of this blog, I went into more detail defining and explaining … Read More