Tag: risk and requirements

Technology Readiness Assessments Guide – GAO

Technology Readiness Assessments Guide – GAO ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

I am excited to see that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) just released a draft of a new document: “Technology Readiness Assessment Guide” (TRA Guide).  As the title suggests, the focus of the TRA Guide is on assessing the technical readiness of technologies critical to the success of a project.  In this blog, I start […]

Technology Readiness Levels applied to Medical Device Development

Technology Readiness Levels applied to Medical Device Development ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

In our previous blog “Using Technology Readiness Levels to Manage Risk” we introduced the concept of Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs).  In that article, the basic descriptions for TRLs as used by NASA and the Department of Defense (DOD) were presented.  We also mentioned that TRLs descriptions have have been developed for all types of products: […]

Using Technology Readiness Levels to Manage Risk

Using Technology Readiness Levels to Manage Risk ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

In a previous blog “Are the Requirements Attainable?”, we mentioned that one reason requirements may be not be attainable was because the ability to meet a given requirement was based on an immature technology. Engineers, scientists, and marketing personnel often tend to be overly optimistic as to their ability to meet performance requirements that go […]

Why Do I Need to Baseline My Requirements?

Why Do I Need to Baseline My Requirements? ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

The Problem One of the most frequent reasons for project failure is “scope and requirements creep”. Too often, the scope of a product development project changes in midstream as stakeholders think of new features to add.  This change, more often than not, results in new requirements being added to the requirement set.    We recognize that […]