Archive for 2014

Requirement–Driven Product Development

Posted on: December 31st, 2014 by Lou Wheatcraft 1 Comment

I think it is safe to say that everyone that leads or is part of a product development project starts out with the intention of delivering a winning product. We define a winning product as a product that delivers what … Read More

Please join us at INCOSE IW 2015, Jan 24 – 27, in Torrence, California.

Posted on: December 15th, 2014 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

Requirements Experts actively supporting the International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE.)  Lou Wheatcraft is co-chair of the INCOSE Requirement Working Group (RWG) and will be attending.   The Requirement Working Group has a full agenda planned and welcome your participation and … Read More

What is the Biggest Obstacle to Good Requirements?

Posted on: November 15th, 2014 by Lou Wheatcraft 4 Comments

I was recently asked the question: “What do you think is the biggest obstacle to good requirements documentation? I have been doing this for 25+ years and never see the end product match the requirements…..” I smiled when I saw … Read More

How to Improve the Quality of your Requirements

Posted on: October 31st, 2014 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

A major reason why projects fail is poorly written requirements — it is startling and sad to see the negative impacts poor requirements can have on the success of your project. Having poor requirements places projects at risk of significant … Read More

What are the top ten features you feel a Requirement Management Tool (RMT) should have to meet your needs?”

Posted on: October 15th, 2014 by Lou Wheatcraft 4 Comments

Note: This blog has been expanded into a new blog: Features an SE Tool Set Should Have. I have seen several ask the question “Which Requirement Management Tool (RMT) is best?” I say it depends on what you need – … Read More