Chapter 3. Overview of the Artifacts and the Process

Overview of the Artifacts and the Process

Introduction to the Artifacts

You can think of the requirements artifacts as those things you create as a result of the process of developing and managing requirements. Each artifact serves a particular purpose for understanding and communicating either the user requirements or the software requirements. Additionally, the artifacts relate to each other in a manner that minimizes inconsistencies. Therefore, each artifact provides a view of the full set of requirements. The set of artifacts ensures that these views do not conflict with one another. Figure 3.1 illustrates the overall architecture ...

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