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Software Requirements, Second Edition by Karl E. Wiegers

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Appendix D. Sample Requirements Documents

This appendix illustrates some of the requirements documents and diagrams described in this book, using a small, hypothetical project called the Cafeteria Ordering System (COS). The artifacts included here are the following:

  • A vision and scope document

  • A list of use cases and several use-case descriptions

  • A portion of a software requirements specification

  • Some analysis models

  • A partial data dictionary

  • Several business rules

Because this is just an example, these requirements elements aren’t intended to be complete. My objective here is to provide an idea of how the various types of requirements information relate to each other and to illustrate how you might write the contents of each document section. On a small ...

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