WIT Press


Requirements Management - A Case Study

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR020861

Volume

61

Pages

12

Published

2002

Size

698 kb

Author(s)

J Lal

Abstract

Mass Rail Transit projects are usually large, multi-year undertakings that often experience significant changes to the contractual requirements as the work progresses. From a contractor’s perspective, projects that are large in terms of capital investment and duration are usually large from a requirements perspective as well. Experience shows that these requirements must be carefully managed if the work is to be delivered successfully. This paper describes Alcatel Transport Automation Solutions’ experiences with requirements management with the London Underground Limited Jubilee Line Signal Control System project. The approach described in the case study is, of necessity, practical and obviously successful because it survived the entire lifecycle of the project’s eight-year plus duration. This approach to requirements management benefited all stakeholders in the project, including the customer

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