Requirements form the foundation for all software and IT work that follows. Arriving at a shared vision of the product to be developed is one of the greatest challenges facing the software project team, and customer involvement is one of the most critical factors in software quality.
The objective of this session is to give attendees a toolkit of practices so they can improve the quality of the requirements development and requirements management processes in their organization.
This session will be delivered in two parts:
Neil Potter is co-founder of The Process Group, a company formed in 1990 that consults on process improvement, software engineering and project management. Neil has 28 years of experience in software and process engineering. He is an SEI certified lead appraiser for SCAMPI appraisals, Intro to CMMI instructor (development and services), Six Sigma Greenbelt and Certified Scrum Master. He has a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Essex (UK) and is the co-author of Making Process Improvement Work - A Concise Action Guide for Software Managers and Practitioners, Addison-Wesley, and (in publication) Making Process Improvement Work - A Concise Action Guide for Service Organizations