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Requirements Engineering Fundamentals: A Study Guide for the Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering Exam -- Foundation Level and IREB compliant--New from Rocky Nook

Requirements Engineering Fundamentals

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Santa Barbara, CA—In practice, requirements engineering tasks have become increasingly complex. In order to ensure a high level of knowledge and competency among requirements engineers, the International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB) developed a standardized qualification called the Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE). The certification defines the practical skills of a requirements engineer on various training levels.

Requirements Engineering Fundamentals (Rocky Nook, $39.95 USD) is designed for self-study and covers the curriculum for the Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering Foundation Level exam as defined by the IREB.

About IREB: The mission of the International Requirements Engineering Board is to contribute to the standardization of further education in the fields of business analysis and requirements engineering by providing syllabi and examinations, thereby achieving a general improvement of applied requirements engineering.

The IRE Board is comprised of a balanced mix of independent, internationally recognized experts in the fields of economy, consulting, research, and science. The IREB is a non-profit corporation.

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About the Authors

Klaus Pohl holds a full professorship for Software Systems Engineering at paluno: The Ruhr Institute for Software Engineering at the University of Duisburg-Essen. His research interests include requirements engineering; software-intensive, service-based systems; and software product lines. He has coordinated many international and national research projects, served as program and general chair for several international conferences, and published over 150 peer-reviewed articles. As a consultant he supports industry and public organizations to improve the requirements engineering processes.

In 15 years of active involvement in the field of systems engineering, Chris Rupp (General Manager, SOPHIST GmbH) has built a company, published 6 books, hired 40 employees, and gained plenty of experience. She has spent much of her career working as a project consultant, managing and supporting others as they strive to meet the goals of their individual projects.

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Publisher: Rocky Nook
By Klaus Pohl, Chris Rupp
Print ISBN: 9781933952819  
Pages: 184
Print Price: $39.95

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