Writing Better Requirements
A variety of industries have benefited from this practice, inside and outside IT or MIS.
Characteristics of a good Requirement
Each and every requirement should be:
Correct - Technically and legally possible
Complete - Express a whole idea or statement
Clear - Unambiguous and not confusing
Consistent - Not in conflict with other requirements
Verifiable - Can be termined to meet the requirement
Traceable - Uniquely identified and can be tracked
Feasible - Accomplished within cost and schedule
Modular - Can be changed without excessive impact
Design Independent - Does not pose a specific solution
Writing Pitfalls to Avoid
Multiple requirements... .
Let out or Escape clauses... .
Mixing Different Kinds of Requirements....
Suggestions or Possibilities. ...
Wishful thinking.. ..More Details