CHAPTER 3

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Project Selection and the Initial System Requirements

This chapter covers a number of activities that are typical of the early stage of software requirements investigation. These activities converge into the first deliverable — the initial system requirement (ISR), also called the project proposal. The ISR contains a number of important components, which will be discussed. The chapter proceeds under the following subheadings:

  • Project Selection
  • Problem Definition
  • Proposed Solution
  • Scope and Objectives of the System
  • System Justification
  • Feasibility Analysis Report
  • Alternate Approach to Feasibility Analysis
  • Summary of System Inputs and ...

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