What is a Requirements Engineer?

A requirements engineer is an expert who explicitly takes care of requirements. What does that mean?

To successfully implement projects and bring them to the finish line, many aspects are required. One of them is the knowledge of the requirements for the project and the project goal. And handling those requirements is the main task of a requirements engineer.

The requirements engineer therefore plays an extremely important role within a project. To answer the question of what the result should look like and how best to proceed to achieve it, it is essential to know exactly what the requirements for the result are.

What a requirements engineer is and what he does exactly, I explain in this article.

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What is and what does a Business Analyst do?

What does a business analyst do? What are his core tasks?

In a nutshell: Analyse and understand business processes and structures in detail and develop solution proposals and improvements for processes, IT systems and structures. Through appropriate communication, the business analyst establishes a result that works for all parties involved.

Thus he plays an important role in the (further) development process of companies.

What exactly a business analyst is, what his tasks are and why he is so important for companies, I will explain in this article.

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PMP Certification – is it worth it?

In April 2005, I passed the PMP exam. More than 17 years later I look back: What positives (or negatives) did the PMP certification bring me?

The Project Management Professional (PMP) is a certification of the Project Management Institute (PMI). There are thousands of pages on the web that list the advantages of the PMP; fortunately, some also look at the disadvantages – mostly neutrally.

I do not want to explain the PMP in general here, that has already been done enough by many other authors, project managers and consultants. Rather, I will describe the influence on and the change for me personally.

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