Find pages and descriptions here.
Papers and articles on requirements analysis.
Recommended books on requirements and related subjects.
Categories of requirements.
Brief description of CM and baselines. CM plan template.
About referring to documents and other requirements from a requirement.
Requirements definitions and terms with examples.
Extracting requirements from diagrams, with an example using data flow diagrams.
Links to diagram and requirements modeling information.
Disclaimer & Data
Use of links to other sites. About data collection.
Lessons from requirements experts.
Hall of Horrors
Horror stories about requirements.
Tips on identifying requirements and interviewing subject matter experts.
Key requirement concepts affecting requirements management and analysis. Beginning of the RM-traceability trail.
Conceptual model of requirement decomposition and refinement. Getting from what to how and from how to what.
Sample requirements management report of requirement priority.
Examples of requirements needing proxies.
Analysis, demonstration, inspection, and test.
Requirement quality factors: associated information, complete, consistent, feasible, and independent. Examples.
Requirement quality factors: modifiable, necessary, no design, non-redundant, and terse. Examples.
Requirement quality factors: testable, traceable, understandable, and within scope. Examples.
A method to measure requirement quality and report the results numerically. Example.
Life cycle guides and models, templates, and related links.
List of typical requirements management reports and examples.
Intro to requirements management, RM plan, and metrics. RM Plan template.
Requirements Management Tools
Links to RM tools on the web.
Links to additional requirements management information.
RTM purpose, requirements tracing strategy.
RTM Associated Info
Information that may be associated with a requirement.
Links to document templates and various guidance.
Writing testable requirements. Impact of adjectives and adverbs on requirements. Examples.
Writing testable requirements. Words and phrases to avoid, negative requirements, assumptions and comparisons. Examples, acceptance test plan template, usability, links to resources and guidance.
Traceability Matrix Structure
Discussion of traceability concept, examples.
Example of unallocated requirements report.
What vs How
Discussion of unnecessary design in requirements. Example.
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