Requirements Engineering

Posted on 04.03.2013

Success based on business-driven requirements engineering

During the development of new software, there are typically some high hurdles to overcome nowadays in terms of the complexity that is involved. However, business-driven software development can be combined especially with requirements engineering to easily overcome these challenges – and thus ensure a solid foundation for sustainable innovation in the company. Practical examp... leer todo ›
Posted on 25.02.2013

Requirements Engineering in system and data migration

Nowadays, migration projects are commonplace for companies. Migrating a system to the state of the art can reduce costs, increase system availability and data integrity, and allow the company to continue to evolve. In brief: Migration helps to boost competitiveness. However, migration projects are complex and full of risks. Requirements engineering supports the realisation pr... leer todo ›
Posted on 18.02.2013

Requirements Engineering - the basis for successful IT outsourcing

Many companies are wondering today whether their processes are mature enough to allow outsourcing of development work. Our checklist is designed to provide an assessment of the current situation along with precise suggestions on how to increase the process maturity. Success factors for IT outsourcing Outsourcing of development work is a proven response to cost pressures and i... leer todo ›
Posted on 11.02.2013

Requirements Engineering - Basic Principles

Software requirements engineering involves eliciting, documenting and managing requirements for IT projects. Nowadays, software and other IT projects tend to exhibit a high degree of complexity and involve the participation of stakeholders from many different departments who will typically have different requirements and expectations vis-à-vis the project. Requirements engine... leer todo ›
Posted on 13.11.2012

Excel – for business-relevant visualisation in the Requirements Engineering Process

Visualisation plays a key role in determining requirements since it ensures that all of the stakeholders can understand the results. No complicated process management tools are required. Simple tools such as Excel and PowerPoint can be used to quickly obtain good results in determining requirements. Formulation of requirements is an important phase in software development. If... leer todo ›
Posted on 05.11.2012

Soft skills - Reduce costs and successfully implement complex projects

Migration projects, which aim to prepare a company for the years ahead, require a great deal of specific knowledge. Thereby, productive inter-exchange between specialists over the entire project duration is essential if projects are to succeed. For this reason, employees with the required soft skills to initiate this communication between specialists undoubtedly belong in the... leer todo ›
Posted on 22.10.2012

Test cost estimation and nearshoring – improve test quality and lower costs

As the complexity of new software increases, testing is likewise becoming more important. At the same time, companies are experiencing time and cost pressures. Test cost estimation and nearshoring are two very different strategies which can be used to overcome these challenges. Both reduce costs while simultaneously raising quality. Fig. 1: Relationship between test and err... leer todo ›