Tag Archives: Requirements

Temporary Solutions: Technical Debt in Pictures

Software developers are constantly told that they should avoid Technical Debt. But very frequently it is difficult to resist the temptation. Why not implement a good-enough temporary solution that satisfies all the functional requirements? The main problem is that very … Continue reading

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Conference Talk: Tomer Peretz on “Ensuring Software Alignment”

Last week at the Twentieth International Conference of the Israel Society for Quality in Tel-Aviv, Tomer Peretz gave a talk about “Ensuring Software Alignment”. Title: Ensuring Software Alignment Abstract:  Knowing where to allocate the project resources is the one of the key … Continue reading

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Conference Talk: Dr. Amir Tomer on “Extracting Quality Scenarios from Functional Scenarios”

This week at the Twentieth International Conference of the Israel Society for Quality in Tel-Aviv, Dr. Amir Tomer gave a talk about “Extracting Quality Scenarios from Functional Scenarios”. Title: Extracting Quality Scenarios from Functional Scenarios Abstract:  Requirements specifications usually focus on the … Continue reading

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Conference Talk – Hayim Makabee on Software Quality Attributes

This week I participated in the Twentieth International Conference of the Israel Society for Quality in Tel-Aviv, giving a talk about “Software Quality Attributes”. Title: Software Quality Attributes Abstract:  The quality of software systems may be expressed as a collection of Software Quality … Continue reading

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Coping with Change in Agile Software Development

Traditional software development methodologies, such as Waterfall, tried to follow a series of isolated steps: First you define all the system requirements, then you devise a detailed system design that satisfies these requirements, and then you implement the system according … Continue reading

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IASA Israel hosts Prof. Dan Berry

In the last week of December/2013 we at the International Association of Software Architects (IASA) in Israel had the great pleasure to host Prof. Dan Berry for a talk on Requirements Engineering. Please find the details about the talk below, … Continue reading

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Four Myths of Software Evolution

As software developers, we know that our systems will evolve with time. We must understand the forces that drive this evolution, in order to design systems that are easily evolvable. Unfortunately, many programmers have misconceptions about the real drivers of … Continue reading

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