As a registered member of SearchSoftwareQuality.com, you're entitled to a complimentary copy of Chapter 2 of Mastering the Requirements Process, 2nd Edition written by Suzanne Robertson and James Robertson and published by Addison Wesley Professional. " The Requirements Process" outlines the basic requirements process, from blastoff to reuse. This chapter breaks down project types so readers can find customize the information to their specific needs. A detailed chart and graphics guide the reader.
It is widely recognized that incorrect requirements account for up to 60% of errors in software products, and yet the majority of software development organizations do not have a formal requirements process. Many organizations appear willing to spend huge amounts on fixing and altering poorly specified software, but seem unwilling to invest a much smaller amount to get the requirements right in the first place.
Mastering the Requirements Process, Second Edition, sets out an industry-proven process for gathering and verifying requirements with an eye toward today's agile development environments. In this total update of the bestselling guide, the authors show how to discover precisely what the customer wants and needs while doing the minimum requirements work according to the project's level of agility.
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This chapter is excerpted from the book, Mastering the Requirements Process, 2nd Edition, authored by Suzanne Robertson and James Robertson, published by Addison-Wesley Professional, March, 2006, Copyright Pearson Education, Inc. ISBN 0321419499. For more information please visit: www.awprofessional.com
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