QWE2000 Tutorial E1

Mr. Tom Gilb
(Result Planning Limited)

Requirements Engineering for SW Developers and Testers

Key Points

Presentation Abstract

System Requirements Engineering Course will teach an innovative fresh approach to system requirements. It is distinguished from all previous requirements approaches by its level of quantification of critical system requirements. Its all based on a practical, defined 'language for specification which produces rigor and clarity to any requirements specification process. All cases of system design requirements are encompassed, including quality requirements, resource requirements and design constraints.

About the Speaker

Tom Gilb is an independent consultant, teacher and author. He works mainly in UK, Europe and North America. He is resident in Norway.

Tom coined the term 'Software Metrics' with the publication of his book of the same name in 1976 (European edition) and 1977 (USA edition). This work is the acknowledged (by R. Radice and W. Humphrey) as inspiration for much of the Software Engineering Institute's Capability Maturity Model Level 4 (SEI CMM Level 4). His other books include Principles of Software Engineering Management (1988, now in 13th printing) and Software Inspection (1993 with Dorothy Graham). His main professional interest is the development of powerful Systems Engineering methods (covering Requirements, Design, Quality Control and Project Management)