Effective requirements development: An end-to-end process that works.
How to build requirements that can easily be transformed into high-quality software
Easy-to-apply, start-to-finish methodology based on the Unified Process
Practical solutions for requirements gathering, analysis, specification, and maintenance
This book presents a systematic, easy-to-apply methodology for creating effective requirements. The authors present practical solutions for the full requirements lifecycle: gathering, analysis, specification, verification, and maintenance. Working in the context of the Unified Process, they cover process flows, present detailed diagrams, and offer insights that draw on their extraordinary mission-critical project experience, which ranges from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to the U.S. Air Force's most advanced Command and Control Systems.
The key characteristics of good software requirements
Understanding the requirements analysis process and artifacts
Building user requirements problem domains, actors, use cases, activity diagrams, and storyboarding
Building the requirements architecture entities and events, class diagrams, state transition diagrams, and sequence diagrams
Building the specifications software requirements, interface requirements, and verification
Using the requirements architecture you've built
Whether you're an analyst, architect, developer, tester, manager, or software customer, this book will help you define requirements that precisely reflect your needs—and can be transformed into working software faster and more cost-effectively than ever before.