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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More About Software Requirements: Thorny Issues and Practical Advice by Karl Wiegers

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
File size: 3 MB

About 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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aquablue94 More than 1 year ago
What an easy read this was! Lots of information packed in this book in easy to understand terms. I was able to read this book in one afternoon and feel like I have a better understanding of how to gather software requirements effectively.