2      BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS

Now that we understand the context and purpose of UAT the next stage is to understand the business requirements. This chapter explains what requirements are, how requirements are written and how the business requirements relate to UAT. It will also become clear why requirements may be out of sync with the real business requirements by the time UAT takes place and how this limitation can be overcome.

Topics covered in this chapter

•  Business requirements

•  Business intent and user expectations

•  Acceptance criteria

•  The requirement types

•  Prioritising business requirements

•  The relationship between business requirements and UAT

•  The relationship between development and UAT

•  Scope of UAT

•  Building a ...

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