More About Software Requirements: Thorny Issues and Practical Advice

More About Software Requirements: Thorny Issues and Practical Advice

by Karl Wiegers
     
 

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No matter how much instruction you’ve had on managing software requirements, there’s no substitute for experience. Too often, lessons about requirements engineering processes lack the no-nonsense guidance that supports real-world solutions. Complementing the best practices presented in his book, Software Requirements, Second Edition, requirements

Overview

No matter how much instruction you’ve had on managing software requirements, there’s no substitute for experience. Too often, lessons about requirements engineering processes lack the no-nonsense guidance that supports real-world solutions. Complementing the best practices presented in his book, Software Requirements, Second Edition, requirements engineering authority Karl Wiegers tackles even more of the real issues head-on in this book.
With straightforward, professional advice and practical solutions based on actual project experiences, this book answers many of the tough questions raised by industry professionals. From strategies for estimating and working with customers to the nuts and bolts of documenting requirements, this essential companion gives developers, analysts, and managers the cosmic truths that apply to virtually every software development project.
Discover how to:
Make the business case for investing in better requirements practices
Generate estimates using three specific techniques
Conduct inquiries to elicit meaningful business and user requirements
Clearly document project scope
Implement use cases, scenarios, and user stories effectively
Improve inspections and peer reviews
Write requirements that avoid ambiguity

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735637214
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
12/20/2005
Series:
Developer Best Practices
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
930,396
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Karl E. Wiegers is a leading speaker, author, and consultant on requirements engineering, project management, and process improvement. As Principal Consultant with Process Impact, he conducts training seminars for corporate and government clients worldwide. Karl has twice won the Software Development Productivity Award, which honors excellence in productivity-enhancing products and books.

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