Appendix D. Sample requirements documents

This appendix illustrates some of the requirements documents and diagrams described in this book, using a hypothetical project called the Cafeteria Ordering System (COS). This appendix includes:

  • A vision and scope document.

  • A list of use cases and several use case specifications, showing different degrees of detail.

  • A portion of a software requirements specification.

  • Several partial analysis models, including a feature tree, context diagram, entity-relationship diagram, and state-transition diagram.

  • A partial data dictionary.

  • Several business rules.

Because this is just an example, these deliverables aren’t intended to be complete. Instead, they are meant to illustrate how the various types of requirements information ...

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