"1. Requirements: Structure for Success 2. Why Johnny Can't Write Requirements: Cultural, Educational, and Management Influences of Requirements Definition 3. The View from the Top: Steps to Creating and Managing Good Requirements 4. Creating a Shared Vision: Scoping the Project Up Front 5. One Day in the Life of a Product: Using Operational Concepts to Improve Requirement Quality 6. Collision Course: Identifying and Managing Interfaces 7. Be Careful What You Ask For: Writing Good Requirements 8. Theirs But to Reason Why: The Value of Recording Rationale 9. Everything in Its Place: Levels, Allocating, and Tracing Requirements 10. But Will It Work? Thinking Ahead to Verification 11. A Needle in a Haystack: Formatting Requirements 12. Drawing a Line in the Sand: Preparing to Baseline Requirements 13. Not All Requirements Are Created Equal: The Case for Prioritizing Requirements 14. Keeping Sane: Automating Requirement Management 15. Death, Taxes, and Requirement Change: Managing Change 16. Cap'n, Are We There Yet? Measuring Requirement Quality 17. It Can Happen On Your Watch: Making Changes in an Organization's Requirement Definition Process"
"Ivy F. Hooks (Fair Oaks Ranch, TX) is president and CEO of Compliance Automation, Inc. She has provided training and consulting in requirements for a variety of corporations and government organizations, including Kodak and NASA. Kristin A. Farry (Friendswood, TX) is an engineer with over two decades' experience in aerospace, robotics, and biomedical engineering."