Using the requirements Tree -Ad Sparrius

The Specification Tree is a well-known artefact for system engineering; but for many purposes its resolution is not nearly fine-grained enough. The Requirement Tree has the resolution of individual requirements and individual characteristics, and proves to be a very useful artefact as will be discussed.

Ad Sparius holds a BSc BEng (Electronic Engineering), University of Stellenbosch, Master of Science in Electronic Engineering (MSEE), University of California, Berkeley and Master of Business Leadership (MBL) (cum laude), University of South Africa. He was awarded the Council medal for the best student. Professor Extraordinarius at the Graduate School for Business Leadership, UNISA. Ad teaches project management courses for UNISA’s Graduate School for Business Leadership and post-graduate courses at the Graduate School for Technology Management of the University of Pretoria. He is the research study leader for numerous master degree students at both the University of South Africa (Master of Business Leadership) as well as the University of Pretoria (Master of Engineering Management and Master of Project Management). Joined the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. He became Assistant Director responsible for the planning and execution of all electronics activities, including radar, computer systems and electro-optics. He was appointed Associate Professor in Electronic Engineering at the University of Pretoria where he developed and taught post-graduate courses in engineering management, logistics management and system engineering. He also developed and taught post-graduate courses in the theory and practice of search radars and tracking radars.