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Software Requirements by Karl E Wiegers and Joy Beatty

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Chapter 12. A picture is worth 1024 words

The Chemical Tracking System (CTS) project team was holding its first detailed requirements review. The participants were Dave (project manager), Lori (business analyst), Helen (lead developer), Ramesh (test lead), Tim (product champion for the chemists), and Roxanne (product champion for the chemical stockroom staff). Tim began by saying, “I read the whole document. Most of the requirements seemed okay to me, but I had a hard time digesting the long lists of requirements in a few sections. I’m not sure whether we identified all the steps in the chemical request process.”

“It was hard for me to think of all the tests that I’ll need to cover the status changes for a request,” Ramesh added. “I found a bunch ...

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