Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Last Chance: NY SPIN Oct. 11: A Visual Language for Requirements Engineering (Brian Berenbach)

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As part of their sponsorship, they are extending NY SPIN members a Guest Pass to attend "Synchronizing Business Operations to Outperform Competitors” on November 7. This is a $250 value. Guest passes are limited in quantity and for new registrations only. This Workshop is being held as part of BrainStorm New York at The Roosevelt Hotel November 5-8, 2012. More info here.

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In addition, a full day BPM, SOA, BDM/Rules or Business Architecture Training Course - a $995 value - will be raffled off.

NY SPIN is pleased to welcome back Brian Berenbach, this time to talk about A Visual Language for Requirements Engineering. 
We will be raffling off Brian's book: Software & Systems Requirements Engineering: In Practice.

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October 2012 NY SPIN Event Announcement
Date: (Thursday) October 11, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A Visual Language for Requirements Engineering
Presenter(s): Brian Berenbach
Location: Euro RSCG Worldwide


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A Visual Language for Requirements Engineering

This talk will focus on efforts to develop a new paradigm for early systems and software engineering. The Unified Requirements Modeling Language (URML) is a new visual language that can be layered on top of UML or SysML. It can be used for goal modeling, product line engineering, hazard and threat modeling, and customer process and use case modeling, and, of course, requirements elicitation and analysis, all in a single integrated environment. The meta-model for the language will be presented, followed by a summary of the results of using the new language to perform early systems engineering activities on several large industrial projects at Siemens.
Biography - Brian Berenbach

Brian Berenbach has been working in the fields of systems and software engineering for over 25 years. As an architect he designed control systems and simulators for power plants. Later in his career, as a senior engineer and researcher at Siemens Corporate Technology he helped define the requirements for Siemens products in the power, transportation and health care industries. Brian has published widely. Capers Jones said of his book: Software & Systems Requirements Engineering: In Practice, "[T]his book is a good compendium of sound advice based on practical experience". 

Brian has been an industrial chair at the IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference. He is an ACM distinguished engineer, and an INCOSE Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP), one of only 170 people worldwide to have that certification. Brian has an M.Sc. from Emory University.

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HAVAS (formerly EURO RSCG) Worldwide
350 Hudson St. 
(between King St. and Charlton St.)

By Train/Subway

Not all trains run at all times and subway schedules are subject to change. For current schedules, weekly service advisories and maps, contact the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) at (718) 330-1234 or visit the subway section of the MTA Web Site.

The following are nearby train and subway stops:
1 to Houston St.
C, E to Spring St.
PATH to Christopher St.
A, B, C, D, E, F, M to W 4th St.


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