A good problem statement describes the task to be solved as generally as possible and so helps with the search for the right solution.
About Dr. Michael Jastram
Dr Michael Jastram is a systems engineer who specializes in requirements modelling. He is the founder and project lead in Eclipse Requirements Modeling Frameworks, an open source project that seeks to implement ReqIF in requirements modelling approaches. As an advocate for openness he shares his knowledge in books, articles, speeches and events as well as in his weekly blog entitled System Engineering Trends (German) and Formal Mind Blog (English). Mr Jastram has been in the business for 20 years, ten of which he has spent in the USA where he obtained his degree in software engineering and architecture from M.I.T. He has also worked in several start-ups and has founded the Düsseldorf Java user group called rheinjug e.V. At present he is serving as CEO of the Formal Mind GmbH and running the ReqIF.academy, an online library that facilitates the exchange of requirements.
Entries by Dr. Michael Jastram
A structured exchange of requirements among companies are not easy to arrange. The ReqIF standard in the OMG can help.