Discovering system requirements

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Cost and schedule overruns are often caused by poor requirements that are produced by people who do not understand the requirements process. This report provides a high-level overview of the system requirements process, explaining types, sources, and characteristics of good requirements. System requirements, however, are seldom stated by the customer. Therefore, this report shows ways to help you work with your customer to discover the system requirements. It also explains terminology commonly used in the requirements development field, such as verification, validation, technical performance measures, and the various design reviews.

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63 p.

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Bahill, A.T.; Bentz, B. & Dean, F.F. July 1, 1996.

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  • Bahill, A.T.
  • Bentz, B. Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (United States). Systems and Industrial Engineering
  • Dean, F.F. Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

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  • Sandia National Laboratories
    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Cost and schedule overruns are often caused by poor requirements that are produced by people who do not understand the requirements process. This report provides a high-level overview of the system requirements process, explaining types, sources, and characteristics of good requirements. System requirements, however, are seldom stated by the customer. Therefore, this report shows ways to help you work with your customer to discover the system requirements. It also explains terminology commonly used in the requirements development field, such as verification, validation, technical performance measures, and the various design reviews.

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63 p.

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OSTI as DE96013179

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  • Other Information: PBD: Jul 1996

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  • Other: DE96013179
  • Report No.: SAND--96-1620
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 263004
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc663940

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Bahill, A.T.; Bentz, B. & Dean, F.F. Discovering system requirements, report, July 1, 1996; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663940/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.