Suzanne Robertson

Leadership, Technology

Suzanne Robertson is a Cutter Expert and 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 for specifying requirements. She is the author of several papers on systems engineering and speaks at numerous conferences and universities. Ms. Robertson is a member of the IEEE and board member of the British Computer Society’s Requirements Groups. She is the founding editor of the requirements column in IEEE Software. Ms. Robertson is coauthor, with Cutter Consortium Senior Consultant James Robertson, of Requirements-Led Project Management and Mastering the Requirements Process; and coauthor, with Cutter Consortium Fellows Tim Lister and Tom DeMarco, James Robertson, Peter Hruschka, and Steve McMenamin of the 2009 Jolt Award winner, Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies: Understanding Patterns of Project Behavior. Other interests include a passion for the opera, cooking, skiing, and finding out about curious things. She can be reached at