Tag: system verification

Communicating Requirements – Effectively! – Texted-based Requirements

Communicating Requirements – Effectively! – Texted-based Requirements ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

This is part 4 of the blog series “Communicating Requirements – Effectively”. In part 3, I introduced the basic communications model from a requirements perspective. In this part 4, I discuss the advantages of text-based requirements vs alternate forms of communicating requirements. ——————— Advantages of Text-based Requirements vs. Alternate Forms of Communicating Requirements For some […]

Implementation in Requirements – Internal Directive (i.e., Constraint) to use a Legacy Component.

Implementation in Requirements – Internal Directive (i.e., Constraint) to use a Legacy Component. ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

We were recently asked the following question from one of our clients: “Our company is updating/replacing a legacy system.  The current system includes an embedded processor that was already built long ago and was developed without any requirements (at least formally defined and managed).  Given that this legacy processor has a nice set of features, […]

What is the difference between verification and validation? Part 2

What is the difference between verification and validation? Part 2 ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

This is the second of our two-part blog concerning verification and validation.  In part 1 we discussed the basic concepts of verification and validatlion in terms of the context in which they are used within the system development lifecycle. In this second part of the blog, we discuss these concepts in terms of the Systems […]

What is the difference between verification and validation? Part 1

What is the difference between verification and validation? Part 1 ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

A question we are often asked is “What is difference between verification and validation?” This two-part blog answers that question.  In part 1 we discuss the basic concepts of verification and validation in terms of the context in which they are used within the system development lifecycle.  In part 2 of the blog, these concepts […]

What is the Biggest Obstacle to Good Requirements?

What is the Biggest Obstacle to Good Requirements? ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

I was recently asked the question: “What do you think is the biggest obstacle to good requirements documentation? I have been doing this for 25+ years and never see the end product match the requirements…..” I smiled when I saw the statement: “..never see the end product match the requirements…..”. This statement reminded me of […]

Should the “testors” be involved in requirements development?

Should the “testors” be involved in requirements development? ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

On more than one occasion, I have been asked about early involvement of the test team.  To paraphrase a most recent question, I was asked:: “I have studied different articles about this new tendency of involving testers earlier in the project, namely during requirements analysis.  This early involvement means that the tester gives input as […]