Prioritizing Requirements

After you have some initial estimates in place, you should prioritize your requirements. Customers are the only people who can prioritize requirements, so you should gather requirement prioritizations in a workshop setting. MSF Agile Scenario and Quality of service work item types allow you to specify the priority of a requirement by using the Rank field to capture a numeric value that you can use to help capture requirement prioritization. The Rank field is a free text field that allows you to enter any value you want. For this reason, you must decide upon a prioritization method that will guide how you and your customers rank requirements.

Bucketing Priority

One method of requirement prioritization is to find a requirement ...

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