Over the last few decades members of the Atlantic Systems Guild have published many books. And there is always at least one more book in the queue.

Business Analysis Agility – Solve the Real Problem, Deliver Real Value

by:  Suzanne and James Robertson

To deliver real value, you must understand what your customers truly value, and solve the problems they really need solved. Business analysis can help you do this—and it’s as crucial in agile environments now as it always has been.


Business Analysis und Requirements Engineering – Produkte und Prozesse nachhaltig verbessern  

by:  Peter Hruschka (in German)

Successful cooperation between Business and IT; one goal (independent of your job title): Establish products, systems and processes that delight users; pragmatic methods to identify and communicate requirements.

This book covers all of IREB’s foundation level, as well as the advanced levels “Requirements Modeling” and “RE@Agile”


Handbook of the RE@Agile According to the IREB Standard

by:  Peter Hruschka et al.

Official handbook for the IREB Advanced Module “RE@Agile” (Requirements Engineering in an Agile Environment)

Free download from the IREB Website

Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies – Understanding Patterns of Project Behavior

by:  Tom DeMarco, Peter Hruschka, Tim Lister, Steve McMenamin, James Robertson, Suzanne Robertson
“Another masterpiece. Anyone who has survived a software project or two will surely recognize many of these patterns and will be able to learn from most of them. Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies is a real joy.” –Joel Spolsky, author of Joel on Software.
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Dorset House
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Communicating Software Architectures – Lean, Effective & Painless Documentation

by:  Gernot Starke & Peter Hruschka

Lots of practical advice based on more than 10 years of experience using the arc42-template for software architecture documentation.


ARC42 in Aktion: Praktische Tipps zur Architekturdokumentation

by:  Gernot Starke & Peter Hruschka (in German)

More than 200 hints for applying the arc42-template for software architecture documentation.


Knigge für Software Architekten (3rd edition)

by:   Peter Hruschka & Gernot Starke (in German)

Behavioral patterns of software architects: 38 short stories on what to do and what not to do in this key role of IT projects.


Peopleware – Productive Projects and Teams. Third Edition

by:  Tom DeMarco & Timothy Lister

The unique insight of this longtime best seller is that the major issues of software development are human, not technical. For this third edition, the authors have added six new chapters and updated the text throughout, bringing it in line with today’s development environments and challenges.

“Peopleware is the one book that everyone who runs a software team needs to read and reread once a year.” Joel Spolsky, Co-founder, Stack Overflow

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Mastering the Requirements Process – Getting Requirements Right. Third Edition

by:  Suzanne Robertson and James Robertson
“This book covers everything you wanted to know about requirements and a fair bit of stuff you didn’t know—yet—that you needed.” —Stephen Mellor. E-book at Kindle and Buy as hardcover or e-book at InformIT.com

Requirements-Led Project Management – Discovering David’s Slingshot

by:  Suzanne and James Robertson

“This elegant and informative book is the follow-up to the Robertsons’ Mastering the Requirements Process. It isn’t very often that a reviewer finds he can’t put a technical book down, but it happened this time. This book is the product of seriously good consultancy over “more than a quarter century”; and that is supported by beautifully clear writing, not to mention James Robertson’s fresh and witty illustrations.” — Ian Alexander
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Complete Systems Analysis – the Workbook, the Textbook, the Answers 

by:  Suzanne Robertson & James Robertson
Now available in e-book format. The book contains process and data models for a complete case study as well as a comprehensive reference work for the modelling notations and how to use the models to take a variety of viewpoints. It is available as a Kindle book, Buy at InformIT.com  , or you can download a sample chapter.

Software-Architektur kompakt

by:  Gernot Starke & Peter Hruschka
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