Executive Report

Requirements: What Project Managers Need to Know

Posted September 30, 2001 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence

There has been an increasing interest in and awareness of requirements. There are conferences devoted to the topic of requirements, many articles and books have been published on the subject, and our consulting experience shows us that organizations are prepared to invest effort in improving their requirements processes. This report discusses what requirements are and why they are such an important ingredient in project management.

About The Author
James Robertson
James Robertson is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice and a Principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild. He currently advises companies on how to adapt modern software development techniques to fit specific projects and how to effectively transfer the new technologies to the software developers within the organization. Recently, his research has focused on the development of … Read More
Suzanne Robertson
Suzanne Robertson is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice. She is also Principal and founder of the Atlantic Systems Guild. Ms. Robertson’s work includes research and consulting on the management, sociological, and technological aspects of requirements. Volere, the product of her research, is a complete requirements process and template for assessing requirements quality and… Read More
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