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INCOSE-LA Speaker Meeting Achieving Designs that Satisfy Stakeholders Through Better Requirements

Topic: INCOSE-LA Speaker Meeting Achieving Designs that Satisfy Stakeholders Through Better Requirements

Speaker: Tami Katz, PhD, Chair INCOSE Requirements Working Group

    When:  Tuesday, August 9th 2022, 5:30 to 7:30 PM Pacific Daylight Time

    Cost:  Free Online Event


    Virtual Venue: Zoom meeting instructions will be emailed prior to the event and are included in your confirmation email message.  Slides will be available on the LA Chapter web site We plan to record the event.

    Abstract: Systems Engineering processes are more than a set of instructions on how to practice our craft, they are enablers to ensure the overall effort of developing systems leads to positive outcomes. This presentation will provide methods to ensure the system design solutions are enabled by the requirements development process. Highlights from the INCOSE Needs and Requirements Manual (NRM) are provided, with examples, showing how the new Requirement Working Group products can be used to help with the design process, and lead to a system development effort that satisfies stakeholder expectations.

    This presentation summarizes activities of the Requirements Working Group, accomplishments, 2022 plans and opportunities for involvement.

    Biography: Tami Katz, PhD, is Chair of the INCOSE Requirements Working Group.  She is Chief Engineer for OPIR Polar Sensor, Ball Aerospace Corp, Denver, CO.  She also performs Mission Architecture Studies and supports systems engineering process development for Ball Aerospace. 

    Tami obtained a PhD from Colorado State University in System Engineering, dissertation topic: Cost Optimization in Requirements Management for Space Systems.