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