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Discover Quality Requirements with the Mini-QAW
A short and fun elicitation workshop for Agile teams and architects
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What is a Useful Perspective in Considering Requirements Engineering Relative to Systems Engineering?
RE is one discipline in the mix of disciplines that SE orchestrates. Not understanding the role of RE properly can hold practitioners back
  • Cross-discipline
To Brainstorm or Not to Brainstorm
Neuropsychological Insights on Creativity
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The goal is to solve the problem
Some thoughts on problems and goals in the context of requirements engineering
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Sharing My Doubts on the Focus of Requirements
Requirements and where to put them
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REQM guidance matrix
A framework to drive requirements management
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Integrating Program Management and Systems Engineering
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Tracing Change Requests
From Requirements to Code
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The Business Case for Agile Business Analysis
What is Agile Business Analysis, and 10 reasons why it’s worth developing the competency within your agile organization
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Sharing My Doubts on Goals and Requirements
Goals are intended, Requirements are imposed
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Making “agiLE” Work
Agile in the Large Enterprise
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Functional Requirements and their levels of granularity
What are the levels of granularity of functional requirements and why this is important
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Biased Toddlers
How bias will affect even the simplest of specifications
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The Context-Canvas
A new approach to accelerate the RE-process!
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Sharing My Doubts on Shall / Should / Will etc.
When shall does not need to be must
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Requirements Engineering in German Job Advertisements
A statistical analysis and trends from 2009 to 2015
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Modeling Requirements with Constraints
Smart use of constraints leads to cleaner requirements that are easy to test
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KCycle: Knowledge-Based & Agile Software Quality Assurance
An approach for iterative and requirements-based quality assurance in DevOps
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Improving the Use of English in Requirements
Analysis, results, and recommendations
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Sharing My Doubts on Acceptance Criteria
Do you know what acceptance criteria are?
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NLP for Requirements Engineers, Part 2
How requirements engineers can benefit from applying the NLP communication techniques
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Modeling Requirements and Context as a means for Automated Requirements Validation
An Example from the Automation Industry
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Managing the Invisible
Ensuring Software Quality beyond Micromanagement
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Leveraging Creativity Techniques in Requirements Elicitation
A Literature Review
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How Requirements Engineering can benefit from crowds
Driving innovation with crowd-based techniques
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What makes Women Better BAs
What makes an excellent BA and are women more suited to the role?
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The Genius Toddler Challenge
How to create awareness for some of the difficulties requirements engineers face
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Requirements Engineering in Research Projects: Food for Thought
Lessons learned from a European Framework Project
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RE in Agile Projects: Survey Results
Results of research project announced in a previous issue.
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NLP for Requirements Engineers, Part 1
How requirements engineers can benefit from applying the NLP communication techniques
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Evolving and Improving the Requirements Approach to Big Data Projects
A Roadmap to Implementing Big Data Projects
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Survival Kit for the RE Guy
Anecdotes from a Requirements Engineer in the Real World
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Stable? Fragile? Agile! Attractive but reasonable
New opportunities for requirements engineers & challenges within the organization
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Requirements Engineering Workshop in Mozambique
An experience report from the IREB Academy Program in Africa
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IT Requirements when Buying, not Making
Effective specifications to select off-the-shelf software
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Cyber Security Requirements Engineering
Hands-on guidance for developing and managing security requirements
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An “agile” lifecycle for requirements
When requirements and the product are elaborated concurrently
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The Business Analysis Center of Excellence
How to build a strong foundation for business analysis and requirements engineering inside a company
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Requirements under construction
Agreed, unambiguous and based on inventions
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Requirements Elicitation (ReqElic) in My Company
Preliminary Results of a Questionnaire
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Is requirements engineering still needed in agile development approaches?
When every new iteration can violate previously satisfied requirements
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Applying IREB RE practices in an agile environment
Are the practices recommended by the IREB CPRE-FL syllabus still useful in agile projects?
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A Finite State Machine Model for Requirements Engineering
How can the standard UML FSM be improved to better serve the requirements engineer?
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RE in Agile Projects: a Survey
Has RE adapted itself to the challenges of Agile methods?
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Modeling Requirements with SysML
How modeling can be useful to better define and trace requirements
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Mobile RE
The Mobile Future of Requirements Engineering
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LELIE
An Intelligent Assistant for Improving Requirement Authoring
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Building in security instead of testing it in
Eliciting security requirements needs a different process
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Agility and Obligation
Part 2: The Art of Assigning Software Development
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The Recover Approach
Reverse Modeling and Up-To-Date Evolution of Functional Requirements in Alignment with Tests
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Requirements Engineering and Agile
Paying attention to requirements in an agile work environment
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Bridging communication gaps with a Feature Tree
How product manager and development team found a common language and understanding
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Catching the worm
How to capture the functional size of an application in early project phases and how to create a reliable cost estimate
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Agility and Obligation
Part 1: Why Fixed Price Projects Fail
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Agile Product Ownership
9 Essentials for Product Success
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Translating Exam Questions
No Double Dutch! [An article of the Inside IREB series]
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TORE
A Framework for Systematic Requirements Development in Information Systems.
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Readable requirements
Readable requirements are not a matter of course – or are they?
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Poor requirements?
Welcome outsourcing!
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Customized Agile RE Process
Agile Requirements Engineering Procedure Model using the RE Tool Jama.
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Advance
Verification and Validation of System Requirements by Animation and Automated Formal Analysis.
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Rigorous Verification
A new approach for requirements validation and rigorous verification.
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How agile can Requirements Engineers really be?
My experiences from the Telecoms industry.
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Project Value Delivered
The True Measure of Requirements Quality.
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Product Management
Effective product management is the critical success factor to make a product successful – across its life-cycle and across markets.
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Open Up
How the ReqIF Standard for Requirements Exchange Disrupts the Tool Market.
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Automated Quality Assurance
Automated Quality Assurance of Software Requirements. The following contribution deals with the automated assurance of software requirements quality.
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Gender Studies
What do we learn from Gender Studies for Requirements Engineering
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Toward Better RE
The Main Thing is Keeping the Main Thing
the Main Thing
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Product Owner in Scrum
State of the discussion: Requirements Engineering and Product Owner in Scrum
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Opportunities & Approaches
Re-Use of Requirements via Libraries:
Opportunities & Approaches
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Building the bridge
Building the bridge between experience and research: The future Research Section of the RE Magazine
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A key technique
Delegation of requirement verification. A key technique for more mature requirements management.
  • Cross-discipline
What does it mean?
What does it mean to say „requirement“? An inquiry into the abilities of the human mind and the meaning of the word „requirement“.
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Think Like a Scientist
Using Hypothesis Testing and Metrics to Drive Requirements Elicitation
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Requirements Reuse
Requirements Reuse with the PABRE Framework
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RE for Testers
Why Testers should have a closer look into Requirements Engineering
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Innovation Arena
An agile and collaborative prioritization technique
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Five Questions
Transitioning successfully from the IT side to business – and 5 questions you should ask yourself before moving from the tech side to Business Analysis