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Requirements for Embedded Systems

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Many of us are accustomed to dealing with requirements in the context of software products which run on a personal computer. But what about software that are used by the various other electronic devices around us: driver-less cars, manufacturing robots, your smart home devices, etc? In this...

2019-12-08

Context is Everything... When It Comes to Requirements

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"Context is everything"... at least when it comes to requirements. Regardless of the software development methodology used, the need to deal with requirements is real.  Whether they are called user stories, features, capabilities, use cases, or any other name - understanding,...

2019-12-02

Customer Success Manager (CSM) - A New Role?

5 mins 156 Views

Does your firm have Customer Success Managers?  If not, maybe it should!

The Customer Success Manager (CSM) role is a relatively new, yet growing, job role used by companies offering more complex products and service offerings. 

2019-12-01

How To Plan Product Requirements For Feasible Mobile App Development

4 mins 163 Views

When you’re swept up in the inspiration for your mobile app, it’s easy to lose sight of feasibility. Arriving at the right balance between an original idea and what’s realistic for development requires proper planning. A recommended plan of action is creating a Product...

2019-10-06

Applying Six Sigma Principles to Electronics Cooling Design

10 mins 103 Views

Design for Six Sigma (DfSS) is a design philosophy aimed at improving the success of innovation processes. The method is well suited to the thermal field. Thermal design starts with identification of the product requirements (Six Sigma Define Phase) and flows down to how this translates to the...

2019-10-06

Cleanzone 2019: Focus on product requirements, not on facility dimensions

3 mins 131 Views

Cleanzone 2019 approaches. The trade show returns to Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on 19-20 November, and companies are already gearing up for the exhibition. With the premise, "Cleanroom technology should focus on product requirements – not on the length, width and height of a...

2019-10-06

Making Requirements Reusable

3 mins 186 Views

Reuse is an eternal grail for those who seek increased software productivity. People think most often in terms of code reuse, but many other software project components also have reuse potential. Reusing requirements can increase productivity, improve quality, and lead to greater consistency...

2019-12-08

Keeping High-Level Requirements High-Level

5 mins 127 Views

The objective of this article is to provide business analysts with guidelines for distinguishing between high-level requirements (HLRs) and detail requirements (in IIBA® BABOK® V3 terms – Stakeholder requirements and Solution requirements respectively).

2019-12-08

Converting Business Requirements for Availability May Require Some Reality Checks

2 mins 129 Views

Management loves uptime, but they rarely want to pay for it. It seems like that line pretty much explains a third of the meetings IT professionals have to sit through. When we have conversations about uptime, they tend to go something like this...

2019-07-07

Why the Holy Grail of Requirements and Software Management Paves the Way for Sub-PLM Specialists

5 mins 145 Views

Messages that on the surface may seem quite easy to communicate have a tendency to become distorted when they are passed on in a chain of participants. In addition, the degree of distortion often increases exponentially with the complexity of the message for each link in the chain. Product...

2019-05-05

Agile Requirements Engineering: An Empirical Analysis and Evidence from a Tertiary Education Context

5 mins 1874 Views

Requirements Engineering (RE) in agile development contexts is considerably different than in traditional software development. The field of agile RE is still nascent where there is a need to evaluate its impact in real-world settings.

2019-05-05

How to Write and Structure Worthwhile SRS Documentation

3 mins 210 Views 5 Comments

A little creativity goes a long way for developers and testers, who often think of many feasible ways to build or evaluate software. However, they must stay in line with specifications, which detail how a software ultimately will work.

2019-01-21

5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Software Development Team

4 mins 109 Views

Whether a business has just started out or is soaring high into the sky, software is a critical part of any business. And rest assured, if you want to run a successful business and compete with the data-driven digital world, you need software. If you have the required resources for software...

2019-01-21

Determining the Top Down Business Requirements for Deploying IoT

3 mins 80 Views

When building an IoT solution, you need to focus on what your target audience wants to use. To ensure that customers embrace your product, begin your journey by clearly defining your business requirements from the top down. Whether you're a service provider or an enterprise building IoT...

2019-01-21
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How does DISA evaluate new service and capability requirements?

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The Requirements and Analysis Office (RAO) reviews and defines requirements and provides recommendations for implementing new services and capabilities by working with the agency’s senior leadership, program management offices, and mission partners. RAO facilitates the requirements...

2019-02-27
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