RWG sessions at INCOSE IW2018

Posted on: December 27th, 2017 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

The RWG has a full agenda planned for IW 2018, Jan 20-23, 2017 in Jacksonville, FL.

Our focus will be on the following topics.

  1. Welcome new members
  2. Provide an overview to the Guide for Writing Requirements for new members and discuss updating the INCOSE webinar for the Guide
  3. Provide an overview of the draft document Integrated Data as a Foundation of SE.
  4. Discussion on effective requirement communication (MBSE related)
  5. Discussion concerning issues with integrating rqmt development & mgmt with modeling activities. (MBSE related)
  6. Discussion to mature the concept of “Information-based Requirement Development & Management” (MBSE related)
  7. Support select MBSE Breakout sessions (roadmap)
  8. Participate in joint WG session (Oil & Gas WG): Discuss outcomes of requirements survey performed during 2017 and other requirement oriented activities
  9. Work on maturing the concept for a Guide to Writing Rqmts case study (coffee machine)
  10. Ask the Experts – set aside time to address issues/questions that RWG session attendees have concerning requirements development and management
  11. Develop quad chart and support WG MarketPlace

Presentations and documents with content that will be discussed are available in the documents on the RWG Connect Web Site (members only).  Note that to download the documents, you will have more success if you right click on the document and select “Download Linked File”.

For those that want to dial in to the RWG sessions, sorry, but this capability has proven to be problematic so we will not have any dial-in capabilities.

The day-to-day agenda is as follows:

Saturday January 20  Location: Daytona Rm

  • 10:30-11:00    Closed session to discuss IW Agenda
  • 11:00-12:00    RWG kick-off, 2017 in review
  • 12:00-13:00    Lunch
  • 13:00-15:00    Guide to Writing Rqmts Overview/Webinar Update Planning
  • 15:00-15:30    Break
  • 15:30-17:00    Integrated Data as a Foundation of SE Overview & discussion  (MBSE Initiative)
  • RWG member dinner/social – location TBD

Sunday January 21  Location: Daytona Rm

  • 08:00-09:00    Town Hall mtgs
  • 09:00-10:00    Discussion on effective requirement communication Traditional SE, MBSE, Agile (MBSE related)
  • 10:00-10:30    Break
  • 10:30-12:00    Issues with Integrating Rqmt Development & Mgmt with modeling activities. (MBSE related)
  • 12:00-13:00    Lunch
  • 13:00-15:00    Issues with Integrating Rqmt Development & Mgmt  with modeling activities. (MBSE related)
  • 15:00-15:30    Break
  • 15:30-17:00    Information-based Requirement Development & Management (MBSE related)

Monday January 22    Location: Daytona Rm

  • 08:00-09:00   Town Hall mtgs
  • 09:00-10:00   RWG members attend MBSE Workshop Breakout sessions
  • 10:00-10:30   Break
  • 10:30-12:00   Joint RWG & Oil & Gas WG – Rqmts Survey Results
  • 12:00-13:00   Lunch
  • 13:00-15:00   Guide to Writing Rqmts case study (coffee machine)
  • 15:00-15:30   Break
  • 15:30-17:00   Guide to Writing Rqmts case study (coffee machine)

Tuesday January 23    Location: Daytona Rm

  • 08:00-10:00    Ask the experts/Other topics as they evolve
  • 10:00-10:30    Break
  • 10:30-12:00    Closed Session – working IW quad chart, looking  at Charter updates, 2018 planning
  • 12:00-13:00    Lunch
  • 13:00-14:30    Ask the experts/Other topics as they evolve
  • 14:30-15:00    Break
  • 15:00-16:00    Closing Plenary
  • 16:00-18:30    Closing Reception & WG MarketPlace (Quad Chart)

We ask that anyone attending IW2018 and planning on participating in the RWG sessions on these topics, please let us know.  If you do plan on participating in the RWG sessions, please email me at:

We are looking forward to IW 2018, and welcome all who choose to attend the RWG sessions.  We anticipate some very interesting discussions!!

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