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Software Requirements by Karl E Wiegers and Joy Beatty

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Chapter 3. Good practices for requirements engineering

“Welcome to the group, Sarah,” said the project manager, Kristin. “We’re looking forward to having you help us with the requirements for this project. I understand that you were a business analyst in your previous job. Do you have some idea of how we should get started here?”

“Well,” Sarah replied, “I was thinking I should just interview some users and see what they want. Then I’ll write up what they tell me. That should give the developers a good place to start. That’s mostly what we did before. Do you know some users I could talk to?”

“Hmmm. Do you think that will be good enough for this type of project?” Kristin asked. “We tried that approach before, but it didn’t work out very well. I was ...

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