Appendix C. Requirements troubleshooting guide

With perseverance and the cooperation of the various stakeholders, you can successfully implement improved requirements development and management practices in your organization. You should select practices that will solve or prevent specific requirements-related problems that your projects experience. After you’ve identified the most pressing issues you’re going to address, it’s important to determine the root causes that contribute to each observed problem. Effective solutions confront root causes, not just superficially observed symptoms.

This appendix lists many symptoms of requirements-related problems that you might encounter. The symptoms are accompanied by related possible root causes and suggestions ...

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