Examples of Project Specifications

Specification

Develop a project marketing launch plan for the A to Z sheet metal washer that will cost effectively identify and gain the attention of all potential customers, produce sales of 100 units during the first six months of product availability, and ensure field support for every machine sold according to the corporate-defined commitment to product support.

Discussion

This specification is fairly clean, but “cost effective” is not an acceptable statement for a specification. The statement must either define how cost effectiveness is to be measured or provide a specific cost target for the project. In addition, the term “all potential customers” is not measurable. This might be marginally acceptable ...

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