Acquisition Requirements Development: An Acquisition Engineering Process Area at Maturity Level 2


The purpose of Acquisition Requirements Development (ARD) is to elicit, develop, and analyze customer and contractual requirements.


REQM addresses management of requirements once they have been developed.

Introductory Notes

This process area describes two types of requirements: customer requirements, which address the needs of relevant stakeholders for which one or more products and services will be acquired, and contractual requirements, which are the requirements to be addressed through the acquirer’s relationship with suppliers and other appropriate organizations. Both sets of requirements should address needs relevant to later ...

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