Even if your team is using an agile or lean approach, forms are complex yet so influential that they need some documentation. Otherwise, you’ll have people asking you, a year from now, why one question isn’t included and another is asked the way it is.
The most efficient and effective form documentation is a QxQ, which stands for “Question by Question”. A QxQ records information about the questions in a form, to assist both current and future design, development and decision-making. It can be prepared as a document or a spreadsheet, whatever you find easiest.
The content of a QxQ can vary depending on the context of use, but I recommend the following for each question: