Category Archives: Spotlight

Spotlight on Featured E-Learning Instructor: Karl Wiegers

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One of the Featured E-Learning Instructors for the month of October is Karl Wiegers, Principal Consultant with Process Impact and a specialist in Software Requirements. Karl has strong backgrounds in requirements engineering, software peer reviews, software process improvement, project management, risk management, and software metrics.

As one would expect from a person who has a background in so many areas of the field, Karl as written more than 170 articles on software development (including many on chemistry and military history). In the past he worked at the Eastman Kodak Company where he held positions as a photographic research scientist, software developer, software manager, and software process and quality improvement leader. Continue reading


Spotlight on Featured E-Learning Instructor: Rex Black

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 The second September  Featured E-Learning Instructor is Rex Black, President of Rex Black Consulting Services, Inc. (RBCS) and testing process wizard. 

Rex Black has had clients such as Commonwealth Bank, CA, Sony, and HP.  He is the current president of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board and the immediate past president of the American Software Testing Qualifications Board. Continue reading

Spotlight on Featured E-Learning Instructor: Hans Sassenburg

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It’s a new month and that means we’ve got new Featured E-Learning Instructors for CAI-U.

I chose to discuss  Dr. Hans Sassenburg first for this month, as his training is amazing for learning the methodologies and techniques for software requirements.

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Spotlight on Featured E-Learning Instructor: Gary Gack

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As we are drawing on the close of August, I wanted to make sure Gary Gack, our second featured E-Learning Instructor was discussed before we chose our next set.

First, allow me to give some background on Gary. Continue reading

Spotlight on a Featured E-Learning Instructor: Ellen Gottesdiener

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Today I decided to introduce a new feature to our modest blog: Spotlight. In this series I’ll be highlighting one of our Featured E-Learning Instructors. In this case, we’ll be taking a closer look at Ellen Gottesdiener.

From Ellen’s own website:
Ellen Gottesdiener, Principal Consultant and Founder of EBG Consulting, Inc., is a requirements expert who works with both traditional and agile teams to help them deliver the right product at the right time. Her first book, Requirements by Collaboration: Workshops for Defining Needs (Addison-Wesley, 2002) describes how to use multiple models to elicit requirements in collaborative. Her second book, The Software Requirements Memory Jogger (GOAL/QPC, 2005) is the “go to” industry guide for requirements good practices. Continue reading