Project and System Level Requirements Specification (2 day course)

When: 11th Feb 2013, 09:00 - 12th Feb 2013, 17:00
Where: BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA
Town/City: London
Organiser: BCS Quality Specialist Group
Price: Free
Further Information: Further Information

Tom Gilb and Kai Gilb

Applications for places are to be sent directly to Soheir Ghallab

Please specify:

1. Why interested
2. Employment status
3. Which course(s)

This is for under-employed professionals.

Course contents:

  • practical examples of Planguage for requirements
  • the various requirements concepts defined deeply and exemplified
  • requirements templates (to make standards practical)
  • design constraint templates (a type of required design or architecture)
  • how to quantify any qualitative requirement (like intuitiveness or adaptability or security) - this is the key ability that most all other ‘requirements’ courses do not teach!
  • advanced scale of measure specification methods (a ‘scale’ is more than units)
  • how to measure a requirement level numerically (meters and tests for quality)
  • standards for requirements (rules, processes, templates, glossary)
  • principles for requirements (help you to tackle new problems better)
  • quality control of requirements: measuring requirement conformance to standards (reviews, inspections, agile reviews)
  • estimating the quantified impact of a design on requirements
  • evolutionary project management and how it integrates with requirements
  • training requirements writers
  • changing requirements culture
  • expected results from requirements culture improvement
  • a policy for improved requirements
  • instructor-led workshop: participant input requirement problems solved by Gilb
  • how to give information that determines priorities of requirements (example Wish/Goal/Fail and Qualifiers)
  • how to include requirement information about risks and uncertainties
  • how to include requirement information about traceability (up and down)

Intended for:

  • people who write requirements, and their managers
  • project managers and their managers
  • consultants, engineering/IT methods teachers