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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

Why Do We Need Text-based Requirements?

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

With increasing frequency, people are coming to us with a common refrain: “Why do we need text-based requirements?  We all know that, more times than not, the stakeholders don’t know what they want, and this lack of clarity leads to … Read More

Integrated Data as the Foundation of SE – Part 5b

Posted on: January 31st, 2017 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

Integrating SE From a Data-centric Perspective Into Your Organization. In this second section of part 5 of this blog series, I provide advice to help sell the idea of moving toward a data-centric practice of SE to management. A major … Read More

Integrated Data as the Foundation of SE – Part 5a

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

Developing A Systems Engineering Capability That Meets the Needs of Your Organization This is part 5 of the blog series “Integrated Data as the Foundation of Systems Engineering. In part 4, Practicing SE from a data-Centric Perspective, I went into more … Read More

Integrated Data as the Foundation of SE – Part 4c

Posted on: January 1st, 2017 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

In this third section of part 4, I discuss the current state of most organizations concerning practicing SE from a data-centric perspective and the path needed to move from the current state to a future state where the projects within … Read More