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Software Requirements by Karl E Wiegers and Joy Beatty

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Chapter 27. Requirements management practices

“I finally finished implementing the multivendor catalog query feature,” Shari reported at the Chemical Tracking System’s weekly project status meeting. “Man, that was a lot of work!”

“Oh, the customers canceled that feature two weeks ago,” the project manager, Dave, replied. “Didn’t you get the revised SRS?”

Shari was confused. “What do you mean, it was canceled? Those requirements are at the top of page 6 of my latest SRS.”

Dave said, “Hmmm, they’re not in my copy. I’ve got version 1.5 of the SRS. What version are you looking at?”

“Mine says version 1.5 also,” said Shari in disgust. “These documents should be identical, but obviously they’re not. So, is this feature still needed, or did I just waste ...

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