SpeedSoft• Founded to deliver Requirements Engineering Solutions• Joint venture of – Mareem Requirements Engineering and Process Consultancy – Indes Specialist in test and quality tools – Nigel Beckwith Former MD Telelogic Benelux• Founded in 2010• Focus on pragmatic and cost effective solutions www.speedsoft.nl
Why The Requirements Day?• A view that – Many organisations still struggle with Requirements – Dominant tooling is Word/Excel – Agile processes change the perception, but not the problem – Various analyst reports indicating widespread issues with RE• Is this true?• Survey to see what the situation in the Benelux www.speedsoft.nl
The Requirements Survey• 17 questions relating to – Requirements Engineering – Requirements Capture – Project Process – Project Outcomes – Testing• Small response, but…. www.speedsoft.nl
Conclusions• Surprisingly heavy reliance on Word / Excel• Requirements a larger than expected proportion of total project cost• Struggle to get good quality requirements in a timely way• Requirements process could be better• Can we help…?! www.speedsoft.nl
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