August, 2008

Reqlish: Part I: English Usage and Syntax for Software Requirements

Justin Burrows says:Hey James. I got a sooooooooooooper dorky idea: Let’s do our blog post on Requirements English (I’m calling it Reqlish) over Skype. *Justin Burrows is pleased with himself * James Hulgan says:LOL. Alright, ready set go. Justin Burrows says:We’re brought up to mind our p’s and q’s, but …

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The One Thing You Need To Be A Team Player

Mike A’s earlier post on being useful, Thomas the Tank Engine on Software Requirements, brought to mind thoughts I’ve had about what it means to be a team player. What Mike defines as being useful, I consider a top characteristic of a team player—doing what is best for the team …

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Who Does Your Consultant Work For?

There is an interesting article by Robert Cringely at pbs.org about IT consultants. I disagree with the categorization of types of consultants however the article is interesting because he mentions the following case: “What led me to write this column were the troubles of a local company here in Charleston …

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