Executive Summary

Requirements: What Project Managers Need to Know

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

When you base a project plan on the requirements, you gain many advantages. You put yourself in a powerful position because the map (the plan) matches the terrain (the real requirements).

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
Bill Robertson
Bill Robertson is a project manager at Schlumberger Oilfield Services in Houston, Texas, USA. His background is in embedded software, and he studied Computer Science at Rice University in Houston.
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
William Robertson
Paul Robertson
Paul Robertson is a Senior Consultant with the Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies practice and was for 34 years Founder and Leader of the internationally acclaimed Medici Quartet. He draws on this top level performance experience, together with his profound knowledge of music and the brain, to create unique insights into our innate 'hardwired' systems of integrated intelligence. In his engaging and absorbing… Read More
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
Andrew Robertson
Brian Robertson
Brian Robertson serves as a board member and trainer for the Holacracy training and licensing firm, HolacracyOne, in addition to his full-time job as CEO of Holacracy pioneer Ternary Software. Ternary is an award-winning provider of outsourced software development and process consulting services, with a focus on helping clients harness the benefits of agile techniques in software development and delivery. The company has ranked among the 50… Read More
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