INCOSE Seattle Metro: Developing Validated Requirements

    Meeting Title: Developing Validated Requirements – Chapter Workshop

    Speaker(s)Dr. Ron Carson

    Date: Saturday, 30 September 2023

    VenueThe Edmonds Waterfront Center, 220 Railroad Ave, Edmonds WA 98020

    : 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time



    Non- Members

    Click here to download the flyer: Seattle Metro Chapter Requirements Seminar Flyer


    This 4-hour tutorial will describe deterministic steps for developing validated requirements. The latest INCOSE Handbook and Requirements Guides will be discussed. A sample of the topics:

    • Common Problems with requirements

    • Requirements: What, why; requirements vs. needs • What is validation?

    • Templates for requirements

    •Deriving requirements from needs, measures of effectiveness, and life-cycle stages • Ensuring completeness of requirements

    • Using architecture and MBSE to develop validated requirements

    • Measuring requirements quality

    Dr. Carson will be previewing the workshop at the Seattle Metro Chapter’s General meeting on Wednesday, September 27th at 6:00 pm. The meeting is in-person and virtual (


    Dr. Ron Carson
    is a Fellow of the International Council on Systems Engineering, a certified Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP®) and has been an Adjunct Professor in Engineering at Seattle Pacific University (“System Design”), the University of Washington (“System Architecture and Model-Based Systems Engineering”), and the Missouri University of Science & Technology (“Systems Engineering Management”). He is currently a Course Facilitator for Certification Training International, training experienced and aspiring systems engineers to pass the INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certification examination.