Welcome to the Software Process and Measurement Cast 71!
In SPaMCAST 71, I conclude my interview of the Suzanne
Robertson. We continued our discussion of requirements.
Requirements are the heart and soul of the software development
Suzanne is co-author of Mastering the
, Second Edition (Addison-Wesley 2006) a
book that provides guidance on finding requirements and writing
them so that they can be understood by all the stakeholders. She
has more than 30 years experience in systems specification and
building. Her courses on requirements, systems analysis, design and
problem solving are well known for their innovative workshops and
Suzanne has varied experience as a manager, programmer, analyst,
and designer. She has consulted, done research and taught in
Europe, Australia, the Far East and the United States. Current work
includes research and consulting on stakeholder rights and
responsibilities, the specification and reuse of requirements and
techniques for assessing requirements specifications.
The product of this research is Volere, a complete requirements
process and template for assessing requirements quality, and for
specifying business requirements.
Atlantic Systems Guild: http://www.systemsguild.com/
Volere Requirements Resouces: http://www.volere.co.uk/
The essay is a continuation of my essay titled "Traceability: A
Radical Approach Based on User Involvement". Part six
puts the model together and gets us ready to discuss examples in
I have also included a promo for JC Hutchins novel
7th Son: Descent
. Great story I suggest listening and
buying the book!
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Next Software Process and Measurement Cast:
The interview in show 72 is Diana Larsen, author, teacher, and
consultant. We talked about agile and project retrospectives
to name a few topics. Incredible wit, wisdom and