Chapter 19. Beyond requirements development

The Chemical Tracking System’s project sponsor, Gerhard, had been skeptical of the need to spend time defining requirements. However, he joined the development team and product champions at a one-day training class on software requirements, which motivated him to support the requirements activities.

As the project progressed, Gerhard received excellent feedback from the user representatives about how well requirements development had gone. He even sponsored a luncheon for the analysts and product champions to celebrate reaching the significant milestone of baselined requirements for the first system release. At the luncheon, Gerhard thanked the participants for their effective teamwork. Then he said, ...

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