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Top Ten Takeaways for Writing Good Requirements

Posted on: November 30th, 2018 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

We covered a lot of information in our one day training course, here are the top 10 takeaways: 1. Systems thinking must be incorporated into all phases of product development *  Focus on interdependencies of the parts that make up … Read More

Levels of abstraction when writing requirements

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

Requirements Experts recently received an email from one of our clients seeking advice on levels of abstraction when stating requirements.  The email read as follows: “What are your thoughts on the use of “shall prevent” in a requirement. I believe … 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

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

Using CMLs as part of other development approaches

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

– In the 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