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Levels of abstraction when writing requirements

Posted on: May 1st, 2017 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

Requirements Experts recently received an email from one of our clients seeking advice on levels of abstraction when stating requirements.  The email read as follows: “What are your thoughts on the use of “shall prevent” in a requirement. I believe … Read More

Writing requirements that refer to ambiguous standards

Posted on: June 15th, 2014 by Lou Wheatcraft 2 Comments

We were recently asked the following question: “I have a specific question about product requirements relating to standards that I’d like your input on:  Which requirement syntax is preferred? #1 or #2 1) “The System shall allow user to silence … Read More

Going from system concepts to requirements – Part 1

Posted on: July 17th, 2013 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

Note: This is Part 1 of our discussion concerning going from system concepts to requirements.  Part 1 addresses the basic concepts; Going from system concepts to requirements – Part 2 delves more into the “How” to go from system concepts … Read More

Going from system concepts to requirements – Part 2

Posted on: July 17th, 2013 by Lou Wheatcraft No Comments

Note: This is part 2 on our discussion concerning going from system concepts to requirements.  Going from system concepts to requirements Part 1 addresses the basic concepts.  Part 2 goes more into the “How” to go from the Column A … Read More